Criminal Procedure Rules Committee and Appellate Court Rules Committee out-of-cycle report

first_img February 15, 2015 Regular News , to Wendy Loquasto, chair of the Appellate Court Rules Committee, at New Rule 3.802. Criminal Procedure Rules Committee and Appellate Court Rules Committee out-of-cycle report Creates a new rule to address Chapter 2014-220, Laws of Florida. The new rule details the process for sentencing review hearings for juvenile offenders sentenced to more than 15 years for specified offenses. Criminal Procedure Rules Committee and Appellate Court Rules Committee out-of-cycle reportThe Criminal Procedure Rules Committee and the Appellate Court Rules Committee invite comments on the proposed rule amendments anticipated to be included in the committees’ joint out-of-cycle report to address Chapter 2014-220, Laws of Florida, which came into effect July 1, 2014. The statutory amendments require the consideration of specified factors before determining if life imprisonment is an appropriate sentence for a juvenile offender convicted of certain offenses. Chapter 2014-220, Laws of Florida, also provides for sentence review proceedings to be conducted after a specified period of time by the original sentencing court for juvenile offenders convicted of certain offenses. The full text of the proposals can be found on The Florida Bar’s website at New Rule 3.781. 46-0 . Interested persons have until March 1 to submit any comments, electronically Judge Samantha Ward, chair of the Criminal Procedure Rules Committee, at [email protected] . Rule /Form References new rule 3.802 under orders appealable by the defendant in Rule 9.140(b)(1)(D). Explanation www.FloridaBar.org [email protected] , and to the Bar staff liaison, Heather Telfer, at Vote [email protected] 27-0 28-0 Rule 9.140. Creates a new rule to address Chapter 2014-220. The new rule delineates the process for consideration of a life sentence for juvenile offenders.last_img read more

First Entrepreneurs Forum deemed successful

first_img Share 279 Views   no discussions Share Tweet BusinessLocalNews First Entrepreneurs Forum deemed successful by: – February 21, 2019center_img Share Sharing is caring! Owner of Royal Globe Inc Avenna PrinceRoyal Globe Inc hosted the first of a bi-monthly entrepreneurship program called “The Entrepreneur Forum” on February 19th.Royal Globe Inc aims to elevate entrepreneurs and encourage global thinking among entrepreneurs hence the establishment of this initiative.The forum proceeded under the theme “Going Global with my Business, A Changed Mindset” at the Prevost Cinemall Conference room.At this forum an avenue to educate and support entrepreneurs and people aspiring to become entrepreneurs was created. The continuation of this initiative will help entrepreneurs build their companies and to create a platform where entrepreneurs can share information among themselves.Featured speakers at this forum included Attorney at Law Senator Ronald Charles, who spoke on the legalities of a business, Naomi Romain from the National Development Foundation of Dominica (NDFD) who presented on the topic evaluating and developing a business idea and the Registrar of companies Athleen Nesty, who spoke to the participants about the registration of a business and business name registrations.The aim of the forum is to improve the awareness of opportunities locally, regionally and internationally. In addition the forum will be a link to connect local and international companies.The event was deemed successful by the participants and the host of the forum and owner of Royal Globe Inc, Avenna Prince.The Entrepreneurs Forum is scheduled to take place every second Tuesday bimonthly.last_img read more