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Judge wants court direction in redistricting case

By BRANDON LARRABEE THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA A Leon County judge will ask the Florida Supreme Court how to move forward with a redistricting…

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House approves Congressional Redistricting Plan

By BRANDON LARRABEE THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA A plan to redraw Florida’s 27 congressional districts overwhelmingly passed the state House on Tuesday, inching closer…

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Backroom briefing: Jury still out on Justices and Legislature

Weekly political notes from The News Service of Florida By BRANDON LARRABEE AND JIM TURNER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA In the ongoing case of…

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Florida Commission on Access to Civil Justice meets on Friday

The Florida Commission on Access to Civil Justice will hold its first meeting on Friday, Jan. 16, from 12:30 until 4:45 p.m. in Room 412…

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Court says Gov. Scott should reverse the suspension of Miami Lakes mayor

The Florida Supreme Court on Monday said Gov. Rick Scott should revoke the suspension of a Miami Lakes mayor who was acquitted of federal corruption…

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Florida Supreme Court asks for another circuit judge for our area

After lawmakers turned down requests in recent years for more trial judges, the Florida Supreme Court on Monday said the state needs an additional three…

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Florida Supreme Court rules Redistricting documents must be released

By BRANDON LARRABEE THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA The Florida Supreme Court on Thursday unanimously rejected a Republican political consultant’s efforts to keep his redistricting…

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Gay marriage case sent to Florida Supreme Court

By DARA KAM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Florida’s ban on gay marriage is now in the hands of the state’s highest court after an…

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‘Dreamer’ can’t be admitted to the Bar, Court rules

By Dara Kam, The News Service of Florida The Florida Supreme Court unanimously ruled on Thursday that undocumented immigrants cannot be admitted to The Florida…

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