Partner closer to Ph.D. in Law

Michael Morris, partner in Morris & Morris, returned from the United Kingdom where he gave a public lecture on the research he is conducting for his doctorate in law from the University of Edinburgh. This lecture, on the secondary liability of service providers for copyright infringement by users, was one of the last steps before Mr. Morris defends his thesis in the fall. Continue reading


Morris & Morris argues precedent-setting case before 11th Circuit Court of Appeals March 6, 2012

Michael Morris of Morris & Morris today argued before the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals that expert testimony should not be required in at least some negligence cases involving defective construction work. Arguing on behalf of the Insurance Company of the West, Morris pointed out to the three-judge panel that no court in Florida has ever held that juries are incapable of understanding basic concepts of negligence in construction cases. The appeal arose in the case of the Insurance Company of the West v. Island Dream Homes, in which the trial judge held that juries are incapable of… Continue reading