Legal Updates

DIGITAL BALLOT IMAGES The Florida Democratic Party, several county supervisors of elections and the Secretary of State have agreed to put a lawsuit on hold until after the November election. The Party is alleging the supervisors are in violation of state law by not storing digital images of ballots fed into tabulating machines. The supervisors Read more about Legal Updates[…]

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FLORIDA SUPREME COURT JUSTICE APPOINTMENT Governor DeSantis was dealt a defeat when the Florida Supreme Court sided with the plaintiff in the appointment battle over a new justice. According to the law, the initial appointment was ineligible because she had not been a Florida Bar member for the required time period. The Court agreed and Read more about Legal Updates[…]

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CUBAN BASEBALL SMUGGLING The 11th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a Florida federal jury’s conviction of a baseball agent and an athletic trainer who prosecutors say made millions smuggling Cuban baseball players into the United States, finding that there was enough evidence to support the convictions. KEY WEST CRUISE SHIPS A U.S. district judge declined to block Read more about Legal Updates[…]

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MASK REQUIREMENT A circuit court judge has ruled against a Leon County man who sought to invalidate the County’s ordinance requiring the wearing of a mask in businesses. The judge cited evidence that mask wearing has been demonstrated to be effective in slowing the spread of COVID-19. NURSING HOME LICENSE A Broward County nursing home, which saw Read more about Legal Updates[…]