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Month: July 2020

Alternatives to Jury Trials in Florida During the Covid-19 Pandemic

As a result of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic on March 1, 2020, the Florida State Surgeon General and State Health Officer declared that a public health emergency exists in Florida. On March 9, 2020, the Governor of the State of Florida declared a state of emergency for the entire state. On March 13, […]

DEMOCRACY, JURY TRIALS AND BUSINESS

On July 10, 2020, the President of the United States commuted the criminal sentence of a convicted felon, days before he was scheduled to begin a period of incarceration.  In a recent post on LinkedIn, I cautioned others on the effect this commutation would have on our Democracy.  While most supported my comment, others respectfully […]