Monique Worrell

Monique Worrell

Ron DeSantis’ suspension of Monique Worrell is challenged on due process and First Amendment grounds

The Southern Poverty Law Center case contends DeSantis' suspension of Worrell violated due process and First Amendment rights.
Monique Worrell

Ousted prosecutor Monique Worrell: Florida Governor Ron DeSantis “seeks to establish a precedent that allows him to suspend local state officials at will”

In August, Ron DeSantis issued an executive order suspending Orange-Osceola State Attorney Monique Worrell, a Democrat elected in 2020.
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The Scoop: Fri., November 3, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

Special session Amid a rise in anti-Semitism and the war between Israel and Hamas, Florida lawmakers plan to help bolster security by flowing $25 million into Jewish day schools and preschools and another $10 million...
Monique Worrell

Former U.S. attorneys general support Ron DeSantis’ suspension of State Attorney Monique Worrell

Former AGs Edwin Meese, Michael Mukasey, Jeff Sessions and William Barr, accused Monique Worrell of “prosecutorial abdication of duties.”
Monique Worrell

Ron DeSantis wants the Florida Supreme Court to reject a challenge to his suspension of Monique Worrell

Gov. Ron DeSantis urged the Florida Supreme Court to reject a challenge to his suspension of Orlando-area State Attorney Monique Worrell.
Monique Worrell

Florida Sheriffs back DeSantis in his suspension of State Attorney Monique Worrell

The Florida Sheriffs Association on Monday sought permission from the state Supreme Court to file a brief backing Gov. Ron DeSantis.
Monique Worrell

Lawmakers and ex-justices back suspended Central Florida prosecutor Monique Worrell

Current & former Democratic lawmakers and former Florida Supreme Court justices have signed onto legal briefs backing Monique Worrell.
Monique Worrell

Prosecutor tells Florida Supreme Court that Governor DeSantis had no legal basis for her suspension

Suspended Orlando-area State Attorney Monique Worrell asked the Florida Supreme Court to overturn Ron DeSantis’ decision to oust her.

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