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What does FPDA stand for?

FPDA stands for Florida Public Defenders Association

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The Bar has sent the proposed rule to every Bar section and committee, as well as the Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers, the Florida Defense Lawyers Association, the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the Florida Public Defenders Association, the Florida Prosecuting Attorneys Association, and the Florida Chapters of the American Board of Trial Advocates.
Second Circuit Public Defender Nancy Daniels, representing the Florida Public Defenders Association, had similar concerns, including the prohibition in HB 113A on public defenders representing clients charged with municipal and county ordinance violations.
Although technically divided into opposing parties, all four lawyers appearing -- Eaton and former committee Chair Robert Wills for the rule, and 11th Circuit Assistant Public Defender, Christina Spaulding, representing the Florida Public Defenders Association, and James T.
This went to the Supreme Court [as part of the annual rules package], and we received objections, very strongly worded objections, from the Attorney General, The Florida Prosecuting Attorneys Association, the Florida Public Defenders Association, the Government Lawyer and Criminal Law sections," YLD President Greg Coleman told the board at its April 7 meeting in Tampa.
Counsel for the Florida Public Defenders Association and Capital Collateral Regional Counsels stressed in briefs and oral arguments that the new law is unconstitutional on several grounds: violating separation of powers, due process, equal protection rights because it treats indigents with public defenders differently than those who can afford to hire their own counsel, restricting lawyers in doing their jobs to keep their clients alive by imposing strict guidelines and sanctions, and pitting direct appeals counsel against collateral appeals counsel in a conflict of interest.