Articles Tagged Florida

Heather Reynolds, Irreconcilable Regulations: Why the Sun Has Set on the Cuban Adjustment Act in Florida

63 Fla. L. Rev. 1013 (2011)|  | | NOTE :: Just past midnight, four Cubans walked off the beach in the dark and began to wade through warm waves out into the Florida Straits. They walked nearly a mile in waist-high water, carrying all of their possessions above their heads. They knew to stop when they […]

Lauren A. Kirkpatrick, Treading on Sacred Ground: Denying the Appointment of a Testator's Nominated Personal Representative

63 Fla. L. Rev. 1041 (2011)|  | | PDF CASE COMMENT, Schleider v. Estate of Schleider, 770 So. 2d 1252 (Fla. 4th DCA 2000) :: Muriel’s mother had just died. She and her sister, Orit, had been fighting for years during their parents’ guardianship. Now Orit was bringing Muriel to court over who would act as […]

William Smith, Florida Premises Liability on Easements of Way: Liability for Injuries to Third Parties

62 Fla. L. Rev. 829 (2010) | | | | CASE COMMENT ::Imagine for a moment that you are the proud homeowner of a single-family home in Florida. Now imagine that you and three neighboring homeowners share a private driveway that straddles the property line between the four lots, allowing vehicular and pedestrian ingress and […]

Charles Short, Guilt by Machine: The Problem of Source Code Discovery in Florida DUI Prosecutions

61 Fla. L. Rev. 177 (2009) | | | | ABSTRACT :: Breath testing results stand at the core of most driving under the influence (DUI) prosecutions. Florida law provides that an individual is guilty of driving under the influence when he drives, or is in actual physical control of a vehicle, while under the […]

Heather Howdeshell, Didn't my General Contractor Pay You? Subcontractor Construction Liens in Residential Construction Projects

61 Fla. L. Rev. 151 (2009) | | | | INTRODUCTION :: During the past eight years, the housing market boom carried the United States economy out of the 2000 recession. Due in part to low interest rates for mortgages and home-equity loans, Americans have constructed millions of custom-built homes and renovated their current homes […]

Christine A. Klein, Mary Jane Angelo, & Richard Hamann, Modernizing Water Law: The Example of Florida

61 Fla. L. Rev. 403 (2009) | | | | INTRODUCTION :: At the beginning of the twenty-first century, the Earth, with its diverse and abundant life forms, including over six billion humans, is facing a serious water crisis. All the signs suggest that it is getting worse and will continue to do so, unless […]