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Access To Justice Commission Targeting Veterans

WUWF - 10 Aug 2018
In 2014, Florida Supreme Court Chief Justice Jorge Labarga appointed the first members of Florida's commission. The commission was only set up to last for two years, but in 2016 it was made permanent. "The state of Florida cannot be without an access ...
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On tap in the Capital: Friday, August 10, 2018

WPEC - 10 Aug 2018
ACCESS TO COURTS AT ISSUE: Florida Supreme Court Justice Jorge Labarga will hold a media availability before a meeting of the Florida Commission on Access to Civil Justice, which Labarga formed to look at ways to provide greater access to the legal ...
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Supreme Court Halts Scott's Judicial Appointment of Bass

Law.com - 06 Aug 2018
Justices Barbara Pariente, R. Fred Lewis, Peggy Quince and Jorge Labarga supported Friday's decision, while Chief Justice Charles Canady and Justices Ricky Polston and Alan Lawson dissented. Jacksonville attorney David Trotti requested the stay last ...
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Corrections officer: Free man wrongly accused in son's death

MyPalmBeachPost - 03 Aug 2018
At that time, then-Circuit Judge Jorge Labarga expressed dismay that his hands were tied. Because Dean had been released from prison on a charge of fleeing from police less than three years before Flint's death, prosecutors insisted that he be punished ...
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Florida Supreme Court halts Scott's judicial appointment

Jacksonville Daily Record - 07 Aug 2018
Justices Barbara Pariente, R. Fred Lewis, Peggy Quince and Jorge Labarga supported Friday's decision, while Chief Justice Charles Canady and justices Ricky Polston and Alan Lawson dissented. Jacksonville attorney David Trotti requested the stay after ...
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Florida Supreme Court to air hearings on Facebook Live

MyPalmBeachPost - 23 Jan 2018
Beginning in February, all arguments before the state's highest court will be shown on Facebook Live, said Chief Justice Jorge Labarga, a former Palm Beach County circuit judge. While arguments can already be viewed online through the court's website, ...
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Floridians won't vote on assault-weapons ban

Sun Sentinel - 21 Mar 2018
Coxe, who was appointed by Florida Supreme Court Chief Justice Jorge Labarga, said the commission had signed off on numerous proposals that lawmakers refused to pass — including a potential ban on greyhound racing and a victim's rights measure ...
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Justices set arguments on damages in smoker's death

Sun Sentinel - 29 Mar 2018
In asking the Supreme Court to take up the case, Odom's attorneys wrote, in part, that the 4th District Court of Appeal ruling failed to recognize the “unique role” adult children can play in caring for their parents. Chief Justice Jorge Labarga and ...
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Gov. Scott asks for Justice Pariente recusal in judicial powers case

Orlando Sentinel - 20 Nov 2017
TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Rick Scott wants Florida Supreme Court Justice Barbara Pariente to recuse herself from deciding a case that could determine who appoints her successor and the makeup of the court for years to come. Attorneys for Scott's office filed ...
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Three Rivers Legal Services to celebrate 4 decades

Jacksonville Daily Record - 08 Mar 2018
State Supreme Court Chief Justice Jorge Labarga will be the guest speaker. Three Rivers was established in 1977 with the merger of Storefront Legal Aid in Gainesville and Suwanee River Economic Council in Live Oak's legal aid initiative. It began ...
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Canady Named As Florida Supreme Court's Next Chief Justice

Law.com - 08 Mar 2018
The position rotates, although current Chief Justice Jorge Labarga is finishing his second consecutive term. The chief justice is chosen by the justices based on managerial, administrative and leadership abilities rather than seniority, according to ...

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