Florida Defies Trend, Rejects Daubert Standard for Expert Opinion Evidence

In a 4-3 majority opinion authored by Justice Peggy Quince, the Florida Supreme Court declared the Florida Legislature’s 2013 Daubert amendment to the Florida Evidence Code unconstitutional. CONTINUE READING...

Jury Instructions, Part I: Preserving Your Appellate Issues

A trial lawyer must always take special care to properly preserve a trial court’s errors relating to jury instructions. CONTINUE READING...

How to Obtain a Stay of a Money Judgment Pending Appellate Review

In most cases, the filing of a notice of appeal does not automatically stay a judgment pending appeal. In our latest Florida Appellate Law Blog post, Fort Lauderdale associate Amy Wessel discusses how to obtain a stay of a money judgment while your appeal is pending. CONTINUE READING...

Original Proceedings, Part III: To seek or not to seek Prohibition – Temperance is Suggested

Stop! Have you ever wanted to say this before a trial judge rules? CONTINUE READING...

Original Proceedings: Part II – Second Tier Certiorari

Second-tier certiorari represents the only avenue for further review of a circuit court appellate decision. CONTINUE READING...

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