Romano Law Group Blog

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June 19, 2020

Florida’s First Virtual Trial Program

by Destiny Barbosa

June 12, 2020

June 16, 2020

The Supreme Court Does the Right thing for LGBTQ Individuals

Hali Marsocci and Corey B. Friedman

 

Yesterday, June 15, 2020, the United States Supreme Court ruled that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 applies to LGBTQ individuals thereby protecting them from discrimination in the workplace. This is a major ruling, protecting gay and transgender employees from discrimination on the basis of sex and sexual orientation.

 

June 08, 2020

The Revolution is being Televised

Hali E. Marsocci and Corey B. Friedman

 

The First Amendment to the United States Constitution provides “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances.” 

 

June 01, 2020

(Not So) Legal History: Lawyers Storming the Beaches of Normandy

 

As the calendar approaches June, yet another anniversary of the Allied invasion of Normandy is upon us. June 6, 2020, marks 76 years since "D-Day," which saw the largest seaborne invasion in history as more than 150,000 Allied troops landed across five beaches on the French coast. The operation’s success has been recognized for laying the foundation for Allied victory on the Western Front.

 

May 22, 2020

Virtual Trial Practice

The most recent Florida Supreme Court Order addressing jury trials during COVID-19 has suspended all in-person trials through July 2, 2020.  We aren’t quite sure what is going to happen beyond that. The reason being is courts cannot conduct jury trials and maintain proper social distancing at the same time under current procedures. The same problem comes up in mock trials and focus groups where the bulk of the session involves a group of participants sitting in close proximity to one another listening to live arguments.

May 12, 2020

Trucking and Delivery Industry Safety in Florida Amid COVID-19  

May 07, 2020

New Poll Reveals Bi-Partisan Opposition to Corporate Immunity

 

April 30, 2020

Parts of Florida to Reopen – What You Need to Know

Florida’s Governor, Rick DeSantis, announced on April 29, 2020 his plans to reopen the Sunshine State. In his Executive Order, DeSantis announced Phase 1 of his plan, which he has called “Safe. Smart. Step-by-Step. Plan for Florida’s Recovery.”

The statewide shelter-in-place order will be expiring, however, DeSantis urges Floridians to continue social distancing and refrain from being in groups larger than ten.

April 13, 2020

Root Cause Analysis and Proximate Cause

Root cause analysis is “a systematic process for identifying ‘root causes’ of problems or events and an approach for responding to them.” (Washington State Department of Enterprise Services). Root cause analysis is an approach to prevent problems before they occur because said problems are either likely to occur or are reasonably foreseeable. Id.

April 02, 2020

4/2/2020

By Destiny R. Barbosa, Esq.

Individual Economic Impact Payments During COVID-19 

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