United States Supreme Court building — Courtesy: Shutterstock — Steve Heap Five of the seven justices currently sitting on the Florida Supreme Court are on the November ballot for a retention vote. The governor is who appoints the Supreme Court justices but voters are the ones who decide whether or not the justices should be
Abortion Protests – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Rena Schild Protests outside of homes are now officially banned in the Sunshine State after Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed a bill into law banning such demonstrations. DeSantis, who is both a potential 2024 rival to Donald Trump and a Trump ally, has become a rising star
Judge Jamie R. Grosshans, Ninth Circuit. Photo: www.theledger.com Governor Ron DeSantis named Judge Jamie R. Grosshans from Winter Garden of the Daytona Beach-based 5th District Court of Appeal to the state high court on Monday, September 14. DeSantis made his selection at 5 p.m., the same time as a court-ordered deadline imposed by the Florida
Gonznumber16 | WikiCommons The Supreme Court of Florida has ordered DeSantis to pick someone else to be Supreme Court Justice. Palm Beach circuit judge Rentha Francis has been deemed not eligible by the Florida Supreme Court. The unanimous ruling said because the state constitution requires 10-year membership in the Florida Bar to be named to
Photo of the Florida State Capitol Building in Tallahassee, FL, USA on May 3, 2020. Photo: Felix Mizioznikov/Shutterstock.com A protest has been planned for Wednesday, August 19 by several law students in Florida. The reason being is due to the Florida Bar Examination being cancelled once again. This is the third time this summer the
Image by Terre Di Cannabis from Pixabay All is fair in love and war, but not in the Florida State Legislature, apparently. The Florida Supreme Court has asked two parties to come together again to discuss a lawsuit over the 2016 constitutional amendment legalizing medical marijuana. The lawsuit saw Tampa-based Florigrown challenging the 2017 vertical
Photo of the Florida State Capitol Building in Tallahassee, FL, USA on May 3, 2020. Photo: Felix Mizioznikov/Shutterstock.com There are now two new additions to the Florida Supreme Court thanks to Florida Governor Ron DeSantis. DeSantis appointed 42-year-old Palm Beach County circuit judge Renatha Francis and 41-year-old Miami attorney John Couriel at a press conference
Florida homeowners can now plant veggies and fruits in their front yard thanks to a new law that stems from a six-year battle between Hermine Ricketts and Miami Shores Village.