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April 24, 2017

In the News Today – April 24, 2017

Florida Judicial Term Limits – An Idea So Bad, Both Business and the Plaintiffs’ Bar Agree: The Florida legislature’s effort to impose term limits on the state’s supreme court and appellate court judges is a terrible idea that will downgrade and weaken Florida’s judiciary. No other state has such draconian limitations on judicial terms, and for good reason. Simply put, term limits would push experience, independence, and institutional knowledge out of Florida’s courtrooms. (ILR Blog)

“Reforms Abound” With Asbestos Trusts: State and federal authorities are considering how best to regulate asbestos bankruptcy trusts, an industry worth billions of dollars. North Dakota and Mississippi recently passed transparency legislation aimed at reforming asbestos trusts and California will have a key committee vote on asbestos legislation tomorrow, April 25. Additionally, U.S. Congress is considering asbestos reform legislation and 13 state attorneys general have launched an investigation into several of the largest asbestos trusts. (Huffington Post)

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