Tag: Peggy Quince
Protesers outside the Supreme Court. Image via AP.

Michael MolineOctober 31, 2018
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4min305
Gov. Rick Scott has asked the Florida Supreme Court to reconsider allowing him to begin screening replacements for three of its justices, arguing the court may have “misapprehended” his arguments that he holds that authority. The court issued an order Oct. 15 declaring that only the next Governor has the authority to replace Justices R. Fred Lewis, Peggy A. […]

Lloyd DunkelbergerSeptember 30, 2018
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12min334
While the nation was fixated on the drama surrounding Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court, Floridians were reminded this week that they have their own Supreme Court controversy in triplicate. Gov. Rick Scott reasserted his claim in court that he has the power, before he leaves office in January, to appoint replacements for […]

Michael MolineSeptember 20, 2018
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8min839
A closely divided Florida Supreme Court on Thursday reinstated a bad faith judgment against Geico Insurance, concluding in a 4-3 decision that the insurer had improperly exposed a policyholder to an $8.5 million judgment in a wrongful death action. Writing for the majority, Justice Peggy A. Quince emphasized insurers’ duty to zealously represent customers against potential […]

Jim RosicaAugust 29, 2018
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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 […]


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