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Charles Canady Sworn In as Florida Supreme Court Chief Justice

Law.com - 20 Jun 2018
It's Justice Canady II,” outgoing Chief Justice Jorge Labarga joked before administering the oath of office to Canady. Canady's two-year term begins July 1. Labarga, who remains on the court, has served two consecutive terms in the post. “We're always ...
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Supreme Court ponders question of cars as weapons

WPEC - 06 Jun 2018
But justices raised repeated questions about Kachergus' arguments, including whether items such as a baseball bat, a hammer, a rock --- or even a toaster thrown into a bathtub --- could be considered weapons. Chief Justice Jorge Labarga said the key is ...
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Florida Supreme Court Ponders Question of Cars as Weapons

Law.com - 07 Jun 2018
But the justices raised repeated questions about Kachergus' arguments, including whether items such as a baseball bat, a hammer, a rock — or even a toaster thrown into a bathtub — could be considered weapons. Chief Justice Jorge Labarga said the key ...
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Florida Boys State convenes leadership program on Father's Day

Tallahassee.com - 18 Jun 2018
Members of the Boys State Leadership program listen in as Florida Supreme Court Chief Justice Jorge Labarga shares insight about his profession in 2016. (Photo: Alvin McBean/Democrat files). The week-long gathering will also include a passing of the ...
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The Marbut Report: Local attorneys mark 1250 years of service

Jacksonville Daily Record - 11 Jun 2018
Edward Jacob Witten, Jacksonville. The attorneys will be recognized at a luncheon Friday at the Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek. State Supreme Court Chief Justice Jorge Labarga will be the keynote speaker on Thursday at the judicial luncheon. His remarks ...
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Justices weigh damages for adult child in smoker's death

WPEC - 06 Jun 2018
The Supreme Court, which likely will take months to issue a ruling, was divided about even taking up the case. Pariente, Chief Justice Jorge Labarga and justices R. Fred Lewis and Peggy Quince supported hearing the case, while justices Charles Canady, ...
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Takeaways from Tallahassee — Remembering Anthony Bourdain at FSU

Florida Politics (blog) - 09 Jun 2018
Judicial Luncheon— Held Thursday, June 14, the luncheon will feature Florida Supreme Court Chief Justice Jorge Labarga presenting “The State of the Judiciary.” Lawyer, author and mindfulness instructor Jeena Cho will be the keynote speaker. Justice ...
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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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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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Florida Supreme Court to broadcast arguments on Facebook Live

Orlando Sentinel - 23 Jan 2018
“In the 1970s, Florida became the first state to allow broadcasts of its court cases at a time when every other court in the nation refused it,” Chief Justice Jorge Labarga said in a statement. “This Court's experiment with transparency showed everyone ...
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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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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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Jorge Labarga names Council of Business Partners members

Florida Politics (blog) - 23 Jun 2017
Chief Justice Jorge Labarga on Friday announced the first members of a panel to advise the Florida Supreme Court's commission on helping the state's poor and working poor get legal help. The Council of Business Partners will advise the Commission on ...
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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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Supreme Court justices caught on 'hot mic'—but about what?

Florida Politics (blog) - 03 Nov 2017
“Izzy Reyes is on there, he'll listen to me.” That's what Florida Supreme Court Chief Justice Jorge Labarga can be heard saying to Justice Barbara Pariente right after Wednesday's oral argument in a lawsuit over the governor's judicial appointments power.

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