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Aron Swartz, Open Access, and Libraries

The tragic suicide of Aron Swartz has put the Open Access movement in the spotlight. Open Access is the practice of providing free, unrestricted access to scholarly work through the internet. Proponents of open access to scholarly journals argue that since taxpayers fund almost all research, they should not have to purchase the results of […]

In the Library this Week (March 25th – 31st):

– Low Cost Legal Research Workshops; – Make-up (Statutes, Shepards, Cases & Secondary Sources) Workshops; – Navigating Lexis & Secondary Sources Training; – Cases & Statutes in Lexis Training; – Navigating Westlaw & Secondary Sources Training; – Cases & Statutes in Westlaw Training; – Hot Dog Wednesday hosted by the Library & IT; – Pick up […]

Alimony Changes May be on the Horizon

It is an exciting time to be practicing in the area of family law.  Florida’s laws relating to family law have changed tremendously in the past few years including substantial changes to time-sharing (including an elimination of the presumption against a 50/50 split), child support (including creating a lower gross up to begin at twenty percent overnights), the elimination of “special equity” substituting […]