Tag: Judge Terry Lewis
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Jim RosicaAugust 29, 2018

The Florida Supreme Court will now consider whether general election voters will get to see a constitutional amendment ending live greyhound racing. Lawyers for the state and the Florida Greyhound Association gave argument Wednesday before the state’s seven justices. As usual, the court offered no clue when it might rule. The association challenged the amendment, saying […]

Staff ReportsJune 13, 2018

Retired Florida Supreme Court Justice Major B. Harding has joined the Florida Greyhound Association‘s (FGA) legal team. The addition of Harding, a high court appointee of the late Democratic Gov. Lawton Chiles, was announced Wednesday by association general counsel Jeff Kottkamp. Harding served on the Florida Supreme Court 1991-2002; Kottkamp was Florida’s lieutenant governor from 2007-11 under Gov. Charlie […]

Bill RuftyOctober 14, 2015

As Judge Terry Lewis’ congressional redistricting recommendations move to the Florida Supreme Court, candidates and would-be candidates along the I-4 corridor continue to assess what may happen, particularly to the 10th Congressional District of Rep. Dan Webster and Rep. Alan Grayson’s 9th Congressional District. Without knowing the boundaries of the district, state Sen. Darren Soto, an Orlando […]

Mitch PerrySeptember 16, 2015

Next Thursday, September 24, an evidentiary hearing will begin in Leon County Circuit Court Judge Terry Lewis’s courtroom in the Florida Congressional redistricting case. There will be a total of seven maps presented to the court, including ones provided by the Florida House, the Florida Senate (2 maps), a coalition of voting-rights groups (3 maps) and […]

Peter SchorschNovember 23, 2014

On a quiet Sunday before Thanksgiving, and Black Friday only days away, Florida politicos received a wonderful early Christmas present. With the release of over 500 previously secret documents, a clear picture emerges as to why a Circuit Court judge ruled that the GOP-controlled Florida Legislature violated state laws on redistricting. Like Matt Dixon of […]

Guest AuthorAugust 3, 2014

Another week, another Hail Mary attempt by the Florida League of Women Voters to drag Florida’s redistricting lawsuit into a smoke-filled room to have the league’s congressional maps used for this year’s election. Judge Terry Lewis ruled that two of Florida’s congressional districts do not meet the standards set in the Fair Districts amendment to […]


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