Tag: Orange County Judge
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Jim RosicaJanuary 18, 2017

The U.S. Supreme Court has rejected a request from a former Orlando-Orange County Expressway Authority board member asking to review his 2014 state bribery conviction. Without comment, the court denied the petition from Scott Batterson on Tuesday, court dockets show. His request, filed in December, came after a three-judge panel of the state’s 5th District Court of Appeal split in upholding […]

Scott PowersJune 17, 2016

Former Orlando-Orange County Expressway Authority board member Scott Batterson‘s 2014 bribery conviction has been upheld on appeal. On Friday, Florida’s Fifth District Court of Appeals upheld the trial court conviction without comment. Batterson was convicted in a 2014 scandal in which he was seen as the linchpin of a pay-to-play deal at the expressway authority. […]

Scott PowersMay 4, 2016

Eight candidates have qualified for the ballot and two others have withdrawn their candidacies for seven seats on the Orange County Courts bench. Another seven candidates have filed and there are prospects for contested elections for at least five of the seven judgeships. Candidates have until noon Friday to qualify. In the county’s Group 1, Eric DuBois from […]


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