Tag: 2nd District Court of Appeal

News Service Of FloridaNovember 27, 2018

In a somewhat-unusual move, Florida Supreme Court Chief Justice Charles Canady has appointed a lower-court judge to help the Supreme Court decide a closely watched education case. Justice Ricky Polston on Nov. 5 recused himself from the case, three days before justices heard oral arguments. Canady on Monday temporarily assigned Edward LaRose, chief judge of […]

News Service Of FloridaFebruary 14, 2018

The St. Petersburg City Council violated the state’s open-meetings law in 2011 when it discussed changes to a trespass ordinance during a closed-door meeting that was supposed be limited to talking about litigation, an appeals court ruled Wednesday. The Sunshine Law includes an exemption for government boards to privately discuss litigation strategy or settlements. But […]

News Service Of FloridaNovember 28, 2017

Florida voters next year could be asked to once again dive into a never-ending tug-of-war over medical malpractice lawsuits. Voters more than a decade ago overwhelmingly agreed that what are known as “adverse medical-incident reports” should be made available to patients, but now there’s a move underway in Tallahassee to limit access to them. Tim […]

Mitch PerryJanuary 18, 2016

When the Florida Legislature convenes Tuesday to begin the second week of the nine-week Legislative Session, the House Justice Appropriations Subcommittee will consider a proposal that divides the Tampa and Polk County legislative delegations. House Bill 815, sponsored by Tampa Republican Shawn Harrison, would move the 2nd District Court of Appeal from Lakeland to the Tampa […]


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