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Pandemic 2020 (COVID-19) Information for FDAP Clients and Panel Attorneys

In the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak, the First District Appellate Project (FDAP) extends our best wishes to those stricken by the virus and all those impacted in other ways, including financial losses and job security.

These are the most challenging of times.

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Latest First District Victories

September 20, 2019


Panel Attorney: Elizabeth Grayson

Although the Court of Appeal found no abuse of discretion in the juvenile court’s decision to impose an electronic search condition, it found the condition imposed swept too broadly, and so remand for the juvenile court to consider imposing a narrower search condition.


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  • becoming a Panel Attorney;
  • FDAP’s Associate Staff Attorney Program; and
  • law student opportunities.