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Where is Florida’s High Court Going? (And Who Will Take Them There?)

By: Keith Thomson, Member-Candidate, J.D. Candidate, May 2020, St. Thomas University School of Law.

Article 5, section 8 of the Florida Constitution states, “No justice or judge shall serve after attaining the age of seventy years except upon temporary assignment or to complete a term, one-half of which has been served.” What this means in practical […]

December 30th, 2018|Blog, Florida, Governments, State|0 Comments

South Florida’s Disastrous Traffic Problem

By: Liaran Aleman, Member-Candidate, J.D. Candidate, May 2020, St. Thomas University School of Law.

The Sunshine state is the third-most populated state in the country, with a populace that grows at a rate of about one thousand residents per day. This consistent influx of new Floridians has an adverse effect on our already strained traffic patterns. […]

December 30th, 2018|Florida|0 Comments

Workplace Sexual Harassment and Assault: How 1991 and 2018 are not that Different

By: Andtoinette Mederos, Member-Candidate, J.D. Candidate, May 2020, St. Thomas University School of Law.

Sexual harassment and sexual assault seem all too common in today’s work environment. According to a recent poll conducted by Edison Research titled Sexual Harassment in the workplace #metoo, men, women, and the gig economy, 27 percent of women have experienced sexual […]

December 29th, 2018|Cases, Employment Law, Social Issues, Trending|0 Comments

Airbnb’s Fight with Miami Over Short-Term Rentals Continues

By: Jessica Alvarez, Member-Candidate, J.D. Candidate, May 2020, St. Thomas University School of Law.

In today’s society, Airbnb makes it possible for people to stay virtually everywhere, including right next door in your neighbor’s apartment. However, short-term rentals (less than 28 nights) are causing some problems for Airbnb. Recently, Miami Beach had made it illegal to […]

December 28th, 2018|Blog, Cases, Florida, State, Third DCA|0 Comments

Stand Your Ground: Florida Is Your Castle

By: Steven Waldman, Member-Candidate, J.D. Candidate, May 2020, St. Thomas University School of Law.

Florida statute § 776.012(2) has been a subject of controversy since its enactment in 2005. The statute commonly referred to as the “Stand Your Ground” law, states that “ person is justified in using or threatening to use deadly force if he […]

December 27th, 2018|Blog, Criminal Law, Florida, State, Web Exclusives|0 Comments

Tipping Out on Money You Didn’t Make

By: Ivana Romero, Member-Candidate, J.D. Candidate, May 2020, St. Thomas University School of Law.

The tipping system is different in all restaurants. Some restaurants allow for a server to personally choose how much to tip the busboy or dishwasher, but most restaurants automatically make the server take out a portion of cash from the sales the […]

December 26th, 2018|Blog, Business, Employment Law, Financial|0 Comments

A Dispute Over a Parking Space: Retreat to Safety or Shoot to Kill?

Who would ever imagine that a simple dispute over a parking space would end in death. During summer 2018 in Clearwater, Florida Michael Drejka (“Drejka”) shot and killed Markeis McGlockton (“McGlockton”), after Drejka became upset when McGlockton parked his vehicle in a handicap parking space. Drejka approached the victim’s vehicle and harassed the victim’s girlfriend […]

December 23rd, 2018|Cases, Criminal Law|0 Comments

Gender Discrimination in the American Workforce

By: Marielys Concepcion, Member-Candidate, J.D. Candidate, May 2020, St. Thomas University School of Law.

Gender equality and women’s rights have played a large role in our country’s history. Beginning with the 19thamendment of our United States Constitution, allowing women the right to vote and making it unconstitutional for someone to be denied the right to vote […]

December 22nd, 2018|Business, Civil Rights, Employment Law|0 Comments

An End to Corporate Abuse of Personal Information?

By: Christian Batallas, Member-Candidate, J.D. Candidate, May 2020, St. Thomas University School of Law.

On June 28, 2018, Governor Jerry Brown signed into law the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). This revolutionary privacy regulation is the most extensive and comprehensive privacy regulation to date will come into effect January 1, 2018.  The ”CCPA” now grants consumers […]

December 21st, 2018|Intellectual Property, Media Law, Technology|0 Comments

Illusion or Collusion? Colin Kaepernick’s Biggest Hurdle

By: Jonathan Manoy, Member-Candidate, J.D. Candidate, May 2020, St. Thomas University School of Law.

On August 14, 2016, Colin Kaepernick, in a San Francisco 49ers pre-season game, sat during the National Anthem. This move set the stage for the silent protest movement that gained numerous followers and became so controversial during the 2016-17 N.F.L. season. Kaepernick […]

December 20th, 2018|Business, Evidence, Sports and Entertainment Law|0 Comments