Legal Updates

FLORIDA-GEORGIA WATER DISPUTE The decades-long dispute between Florida and Georgia over water rights is heading to the Supreme Court.  Florida continues to assert that Georgia illegally diverts water from the Chattahoochee and Flint Rivers, depriving the Apalachicola Bay of needed fresh water.  Unable to resolve the conflict under the provisions of a 1997 pact between Alabama, Read more about Legal Updates[…]

Summer 2013 Legal Updates

FAIR DISTRICTS – Since the passage of the Fair Districts constitutional amendment in 2010, there has been considerable legal maneuvers regarding the manner in which the Legislature redistricted the state.  Currently there are three pending lawsuits contending the Republican controlled Legislature failed to adhere to the standards contained in the constitutional amendment.  Recently, a state appeals Read more about Summer 2013 Legal Updates[…]