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Friday, May 05, 2023

 

On March 24, 2023, Governor Ron DeSantis signed into law a far-reaching tort reform bill. 1 According to Governor DeSantis, “Florida has been considered a judicial hellhole for far too long[,] and we are desperately in need of legal reform that brings us more in line wi...

Saturday, March 11, 2023

 

On January 5, 2023, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) announced that it proposed a new rule pursuant to Section 5 of the Federal Trade Commission Act that would ban employers from imposing noncompete agreements on employees.1 The FTC estimated that “the new proposed ...

Wednesday, February 15, 2023

 

On December 7, 2022, President Biden signed into law the Speak Out Act (“the Act”). The Act provides, “With respect to a sexual assault dispute or sexual harassment dispute, no nondisclosure clause or nondisparagement clause agreed to before the dispute arises shall be ...

Sunday, January 15, 2023

On June 2, 2022, Governor Ron DeSantis signed into law CS/HB 7027, creating a sixth appellate district effective January 1, 2023.1 This is the first new appellate district since the creation of the Fifth District Court in 1979.2 This blog post will explore the role of a D...