Category Archives: Federal Courts

Henry N. Butler & Joshua D. Wright, Are State Consumer Protection Acts Really Little-FTC Acts?

63 Fla. L. Rev. 163 (2011) | | | | ABSTRACT :: State Consumer Protection Acts (CPAs) were designed to supplement the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) mission of protecting consumers and are often referred to as “Little-FTC Acts.” There is … Continue reading

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Tim Sobczak, The Consent-Once-Removed Doctrine: The Constitutionality of Passing Consent from an Informant to Law Enforcement

62 Fla. L. Rev. 493 (2010) |   |   |   | ABSTRACT :: In 2002 Brian Bartholomew was charged with possession of methamphetamine. In hopes of obtaining leniency, Bartholomew chose to assist the Central Utah Narcotics Task Force … Continue reading

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Martin H. Redish, Peter Julian & Samantha Zyontz, Cy Pres Relief and the Pathologies of Modern Class Action: A Normative and Empirical Analysis

62 Fla. L. Rev. 617 (2010) | | | | CASE COMMENT ::The purpose of the modern class action, a procedural aggregation device authorized by Rule 23 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, is to collectivize individual claims into … Continue reading

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Kevin M. Shuler, Is the Endangered Species Act Endangered in the Age of Strict Federalism? A Florida Perspective on the Recent Commerce Clause Challenges to the ESA

57 Fla. L. Rev. 1135 (2005) | | | | INTRODUCTION :: Suppose that a ten-million-dollar development project in Levy County was suddenly stymied by the discovery of a nest of Florida salt marsh voles. Such a delay could endanger … Continue reading

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