Tag: checks and balances
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Jim RosicaOctober 16, 2015
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4min338
The Florida Bar’s Board of Governors on Friday postponed consideration of taking a formal stand on an evidence law change favored by Gov. Rick Scott and conservative lawmakers. The change was actually passed into law two years ago but the courts have yet to follow it. Bar spokeswoman Francine Walker said the board, meeting in Atlantic Beach, “tabled” […]

Jim RosicaOctober 13, 2015
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5min394
A fight over an important but otherwise obscure evidentiary standard used in court cases looms later this week. The Florida Bar’s Board of Governors will consider whether to recommend rejecting a change in evidence law that’s favored by conservative lawmakers and Gov. Rick Scott. It promises to revive, at least temporarily, the debate over “tort reform,” […]

Daniel TilsonJune 17, 2015
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5min224
We 99 percent of Floridians who haven’t benefited from and in many cases have been harmed or held back by almost 20 years of increasingly conservative Republican domination of Florida government and public policy — we deserve and desperately need a high-functioning opposition party with a specific plan and time frame for restoring political and legislative balance to […]

Daniel TilsonJune 16, 2015

5min263
We 99 percent of Floridians who haven’t benefited from and in many cases have been harmed or held back by almost 20 years of increasingly conservative Republican domination of Florida government and public policy — we deserve and desperately need a high-functioning opposition party with a specific plan and time frame for restoring political and legislative balance to […]

Daniel TilsonJune 16, 2015

5min212
We 99 percent of Floridians who haven’t benefited from and in many cases have been harmed or held back by almost 20 years of increasingly conservative Republican domination of Florida government and public policy — we deserve and desperately need a high-functioning opposition party with a specific plan and time frame for restoring political and legislative balance to […]


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