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Constitution

Money in Politics, Disqualifying Trump, Jan. 6th and More Constitutional Issues Today

Guest host Matt Newton talks with Stetson Constitutional Law Prof. Ciara Torres-Spelliscy and Tampa Councilman Luis Viera about the many constitutional legal issues on our radar today. 
Florida redistricting

Appeals court backs the Ron DeSantis redistricting plan

A state appeals court Friday upheld a congressional redistricting plan that Gov. Ron DeSantis pushed through the Legislature.
Labor unions

Judge dismisses a constitutional challenge to Florida’s anti-union law

The Florida law places additional restrictions on public employee unions; plaintiffs might file a revised lawsuit.
Florida redistricting

Redistricting plan sparks constitutional standoff in Florida

Gov. Ron DeSantis’ administration & the Legislature are trying to fend off a lawsuit by arguing the U.S. Constitution trumps that part of the Florida constitution.

Obstructing Justice

The Constitution Demands It – The Case For The Impeachment Of Donald Trump by Ron Fein, John Bonifaz, & Ben Clements Written by a trio of veteran constitutional attorneys who argue that according to the...
Center for Biological Diversity

Could Floridians vote on a drilling ban in state waters?

There is one possible amendment up for consideration by the Florida Constitutional Revision Commission that would ban all fossil fuel drilling in Florida waters; our guest in the studio was Jaclyn Lopez, Florida director of the...
Louis Virelli, professor, Stetson University College of Law.

Will Rick Scott pack the Florida Supreme Court?

The future of the Florida Supreme Court lies in the balance as three Justices will be replaced in January of 2019; but incredibly, it’s still up in the air who will appoint the new Justices:...
Tampa Tiger Bay rights restoration forum

State Attorney calls Florida’s ex-felon rights process a “poll tax”

If supporters can gather another 700,000 certified signatures by February 1, Floridians will vote in November of 2018 whether to grant most ex-felons their civil rights, including the right to vote; on Friday the Tampa...
Antonin Scalia at Stetson

Law professor weighs in on SCOTUS vacancy after Scalia’s death

Arch-conservative Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia died Saturday and the balance of the Court could shift with his replacement; WMNF spoke with a constitutional law professor about how election year politics could influence what happens....
RegulateFlorida.com

Regulate Florida pushing ballot initiative to legalize marijuana

There’s a new effort to make marijuana legal in Florida – nope, not just medical marijuana. We’re talking legal recreational use of marijuana by adults; a new group will announce its new voter initiative this...

Democratic state representative: Florida districts should be drawn by independent commission, even if it takes another amendment

State Rep. Dwight Dudley (D-St. Petersburg) is proposing an independent, bipartisan redistricting commission to draw Florida’s new Congressional district lines instead of the Republican-controlled state legislature. It’s in response to Thursday’s ruling by the state...

Is separation of church and state even still a thing?

Is separation of church and state even still a thing?

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