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    Roadblocks for DeSantis’ New Immigrant Transport Law: Analyzing SB 1718

    October 25, 2023By Daniel DeIzaguirre

        Many new bills signed into law have made Florida politics a widely discussed topic. One of these bills, SB 1718, was signed into law by Governor Ron DeSantis on May 9, 2023. The law took effect on July 1, 2023. The bill was labeled as the “strongest anti-illegal immigration legislation in the country” […]

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    The Controversial Shift: How Florida’s New Tort Reform Reshapes Negligence Lawsuits

    October 18, 2023By Catherine Gluchowski

        On March 24, 2023, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed into law a wide-ranging tort reform bill known as HB 837, with its proponents stating the law’s goal is to prevent predatory practices of trial attorneys who prey on Florida residents.[i] However, a closer look reveals that the law could significantly limit plaintiffs’ ability […]

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    Governor DeSantis’s Suspension of State Attorney Monique Worrell: Legal Implications and the Call for Judicial Oversight

    October 13, 2023By Sara Asher

        On August 9, 2023, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis made a noteworthy announcement, suspending State Attorney Monique Worrell of the 9th Judicial Circuit. This decision was based on allegations of her neglecting her duty to diligently prosecute crimes within her jurisdiction.[i] The legal grounds for such suspension are outlined in Article IV, Section 7 […]

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    Land of the Free and Home of the Few: The Detriment of FL Senate Bill 1718

    October 11, 2023By Samantha Gonzalez-Gomez

      Immigration is a topic of debate that has polarized America since the enactment of the Immigration Act of 1882.[i] In the years of early legislation, issues of contagious diseases, crime, and insurgency permeated the nation.[ii] This not only marked the inception of stigmas associated with modern-day illegal immigration but also caused an even bigger […]

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