STU Moot Court Blog
The St. Thomas Moot Court Board has decided to implement “Moot Court Mondays”. Our members are to research recent Florida Supreme Court opinions or Florida District Courts of Appeal opinions and pick an opinion they are interested in writing about. The blog post is brief but comprehensive to help practitioners have notice/knowledge about the recent decisions on issues that may be useful for their cases.
To Die in A Pastor’s Arms
The Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act (RLUIPA) of 2000, provides that no substantial burden can be imposes on the religious exercise of a person, including state prisoners, unless the imposed burden is in furtherance of a compelling governmental...
The Public Policy of Enforcing Non-Compete Agreements During the COVID-19 Pandemic
STU Moot Court Monday: Read Cassidy Heitman’s Article on The Public Policy of Enforcing Non-Compete Agreements During the COVID-19 Pandemic.
Covid-19’s Impact On Speedy Trial Criminal Proceedings
On August 26, 2021, the First District Court of Appeal held in favor of the State of Florida (the “Appellant”), and reversed and remanded the trial court’s order granting Brandy Lee Johnson’s (the “Appellee”) Motion for Discharge based on the Appellant’s failure to...
The Technical Amendments To The Florida Appellate Rules Of Procedure Look Like They Are Here To Stay
STU Moot Court Monday – Our first Author, Ashley Exposito for our Moot Court Mondays wrote The Technical Amendments To The Florida Appellate Rules of Procedure Look Like They Are Here To Stay.
Meet our 2021-2022 Executive Board
President: Aimee Garces Executive Vice President: Glenn Garcia Vice President of Internal Affairs: Claudia Gurdian Vice President of Financial Affairs: Marian Quintero Vice Presidents of Membership: Jennifer Blanco & Massiel Andino Vice President of Alumni...
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