Susan Hugentugler
Susan Hugentugler

Chair's Welcome Message

Welcome to The Florida Bar Criminal Law Section and to this new website. First organized in 1976, the Criminal Law Section is one of the few statewide legal organizations representing all criminal law practitioners in Florida. With over 2,500 members including a balanced mix of judges, prosecutors, public and private defense lawyers, and law professors, the section (CLS) is dedicated to fostering high standards of ethical conduct in the administration of criminal justice and to the improvement of individual trial skills. This new website is only the beginning to providing useful information to the criminal law practitioner. In addition to notifying you of planned CLE offerings, meetings, legislative activity, and legal decisions of interest, the leadership of the section is also preparing to launch Facebook and LinkedIn pages. Additionally, free student membership is now available for all third year law students attending an accredited Florida Law School. I invite you to join the section, or if you are alr... Read More
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Periodic articles and news regarding criminal law practice statewide

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Weekly updates on significant decisions and cases accepted for review by the Florida Supreme Court

SECTION ANNOUNCEMENTS

Prosecutor/Public Defender Training Program

Date: August 3, 2014 - August 8, 2014 at 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida
GERALD T. BENNETT  PROSECUTOR/PUBLIC DEFENDER TRIAL TRAINING PROGRAM University of Florida • Levin College of Law Gainesville, Florida PROGRAM SUMMARY SESSION ONE PLEASE REFER TO FULL PROGRAM SCHEDULE AT PROGRAM REGISTRATION Casual attire is appropriate for Sunday - other times only as noted. All Session held at the Levin College...

Executive Council Meeting - Hyatt Orlando Airport

Date: September 12, 2014 at 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location: Hyatt Regency Orlando International Airport, Orlando,

CLE- Criminal Law Update

Date: December 5, 2014 at 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Location: Pending
To Be Announced
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