Pursuant to a Concurrent Resolution of the 1988 Florida Legislature, the Supreme Court of Florida created a commission which is presently studying the use of depositions by the defense in criminal prosecutions. In this Article, Dean Yetter, a member of the commission, traces the history of criminal defense depositions in Florida, explores the arguments which shaped last session's legislative debate, and identifies available options for reform.
John F. Yetter,
Discovery Depositions in Florida Criminal Proceedings: Should They Survive?,
16 Fla. St. U. L. Rev.