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You're a busy lawyer. Whether trying to hit your billables, being stuck on endless conference calls, or waiting in a crowded courtroom for your case to be called, you don’t have time to stay informed about legal developments important to your practice. Summarily is the podcast for you. Summarily offer caselaw updates, CLEs (Florida), practice tips, and insightful legal commentary. Pop in your ear buds and tune in. Summarily has you covered. Listen. Enjoy. Subscribe. Share. If you have questions, suggestions, or comments please e-mail summarilypod@gmail.com. DISCLAIMER: This podcast is for informational purposes only and is not an advertisement for legal services. The information provided in this podcast is not intended to be legal advice. You should not rely on what you hear on this podcast as legal advice. If you have a legal issue, please contact a lawyer. The views and opinion expressed by the hosts and guests are solely those of the individuals and do not represent the views or opinions of the firms or organizations with which they are affiliated or the views or opinions of this podcast’s advertisers. This podcast is available for private, non-commercial use only. Any editing, reproduction, or redistribution of this podcast for commercial use or monetary gain without the expressed, written consent of the podcast’s creator is prohibited. 

Summarily - A Podcast for Busy Lawyers Robert Scavone Jr.

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.8 • 22 Ratings

You're a busy lawyer. Whether trying to hit your billables, being stuck on endless conference calls, or waiting in a crowded courtroom for your case to be called, you don’t have time to stay informed about legal developments important to your practice. Summarily is the podcast for you. Summarily offer caselaw updates, CLEs (Florida), practice tips, and insightful legal commentary. Pop in your ear buds and tune in. Summarily has you covered. Listen. Enjoy. Subscribe. Share. If you have questions, suggestions, or comments please e-mail summarilypod@gmail.com. DISCLAIMER: This podcast is for informational purposes only and is not an advertisement for legal services. The information provided in this podcast is not intended to be legal advice. You should not rely on what you hear on this podcast as legal advice. If you have a legal issue, please contact a lawyer. The views and opinion expressed by the hosts and guests are solely those of the individuals and do not represent the views or opinions of the firms or organizations with which they are affiliated or the views or opinions of this podcast’s advertisers. This podcast is available for private, non-commercial use only. Any editing, reproduction, or redistribution of this podcast for commercial use or monetary gain without the expressed, written consent of the podcast’s creator is prohibited. 

    Dobbs' Impact on Women Florida

    Dobbs' Impact on Women Florida

    Robert spoke with Professor Courtney Cahill about the recent Florida Supreme Court opinion in Planned Parenthood v. Florida. The court held that the Florida Constitution's privacy provision does not protect a woman's right to have an abortion. The U.S. Supreme Court's opinion in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization played a major role in the Florida Supreme Court's analysis. Professor Cahill is the Chancellor’s Professor of Law and the University of California, Irvine School of L...

    • 29 min
    Opinion Update: Stop Making Improper Comments!

    Opinion Update: Stop Making Improper Comments!

    Robert and Lindsey break down a bunch of appellate opinions. The criminal opinions begin at 25:45. CIVIL OPINIONSNeighborhood Restaurant Partners v. Wolff, 5th DCA (improper comment; mistrial; bar referral).Haslauer v. Haslauer, 1st DCA (61.16 fees).The Walsh Grp. v. Zion Jacksonville, 5th DCA (striking supplemental authority).Guardianship of Jacquelyn Anne Faircloth v. Main St. Ent., Inc, FSC (comparative fault; dram-shop law). Dunmar Est. Homeowner’s Ass'n v. Rembert, 5th DCA (compliance wi...

    • 44 min
    Special Edition: Charging the Jury in New York v. Trump

    Special Edition: Charging the Jury in New York v. Trump

    The testimony is over in the NY criminal trial against defendant Trump. The jury will hear closing arguments next week and begin deliberations. But questions remain. What will the jury be asked to decide? Will the verdict form include the lesser-include offense of falsifying business records in the second degree? Both sides have a strategic decision to make. Robert sat down the retired NY Supreme Court Justice Ethan Greenberg to talk about these and other unresolved legal issues in the case. ...

    • 31 min
    Delay, Delay, Delay: Case No. 23-CR-80101-CANNON

    Delay, Delay, Delay: Case No. 23-CR-80101-CANNON

    Robert had the pleasure of sitting down with the estimable Roger Parloff to discuss the unending delays in the classified documents case against the former president. Roger and Robert also talked about the latest in the Manhattan case against defendant Trump.Roger is an award-winning journalist and a senior editor of Lawfare. He has his fingers on the pulse of the classified documents case and he, along with the rest of the team at Lawfare, have a series of ongoing episodes called Trump’s Tri...

    • 44 min
    Will the Supreme Court Crown a King?

    Will the Supreme Court Crown a King?

    On April 24th, the Supreme Court heard oral argument in United States v. Trump. The questions presented is "whether and if so to what extent does a former President enjoy presidential immunity from criminal prosecution for conduct alleged to involve official acts during his tenure in office."Professor Harold Krent of the Chicago-Kent College of Law joined Robert to discuss the oral argument and what the justices were interested in. Professor Krent's expertise includes appellate courts; consti...

    • 42 min
    The Most Powerful Branch and Faux Originalism

    The Most Powerful Branch and Faux Originalism

    How did the Supreme Court become so powerful? Dr. Ben Johnson contends that a "little-known rule change" and the Court's unkept promise in 1928 are to blame.Dr. Johnson is an associate professor of law at the University of Florida Levin College of Law. He sat down with Robert to talk about the Court's question-selection process and how being able to "cherry-pick" legal questions has "transform[ed] the Court from a tribunal deciding cases into a super-legislator with little accountability."Dr....

    • 55 min

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