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Eduardo Sanchez, Past Chair of the Rules of Judicial Administration Committee in Miami . ..And Susan Warner, member of the Rules of Judicial Administration Committee. Photos: Florida Supreme Court livestream. Eduardo Sanchez, Past Chair of the Rules of Judicial Administration Committee in Miami argued against the proposed rule, while Susan Warner, member of the Rules of Judicial Administration Committee presented a case for it. Photos: Florida Supreme Court livestream.

The Florida Supreme Court heard arguments Tuesday from supporters and opponents of a proposed rule that would create a presumption allowing three-month continuances for male or female lead counsel in a case if they’re expecting a baby or new child—unless the other party can show substantial prejudice.

Both sides agreed something should be done about parental leave, but the consensus ended there.

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Raychel Lean

Raychel Lean is ALM's Florida bureau chief, overseeing the Daily Business Review. Email her at [email protected] or follow her on Twitter via @raychellean.

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