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Date: March 9, 2021

Foley & Mansfield Supports Florida Supreme Court in New Federal Summary Judgement Standard

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Date: March 9, 2021
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Foley & Mansfield Supports Florida Supreme Court in New Federal Summary Judgement Standard

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On behalf of Foley & Mansfield, partner Eddie Medina drafted and submitted comments to the Florida Supreme Court in support of its rule change adopting the federal summary judgment standard. As noted in the comments, the firm believes that the amended rule will ensure greater consistency between state and federal courts, discourage forum shopping, and improve judicial efficiency, fairness and justice. Florida’s new summary judgment standard takes effect statewide on May 1, 2021. 

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