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Florida redistricting

Florida Supreme Court won’t speed up a case challenging Congressional redistricting; the disputed map will likely remain in effect for the 2024 elections

The Florida Supreme Court refused to speed up a challenge to congressional redistricting that Ron DeSantis pushed through the Legislature.
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Florida is fighting an attempt to speed up the legal battle over Congressional redistricting

Florida is objecting to an attempt to speed up the Florida Supreme Court ruling on congressional redistricting in time for 2024 elections.
Florida redistricting

The Florida Supreme Court will take up whether the state’s congressional redistricting plan is unconstitutional

The Florida Supreme Court’s indicated that the case is unlikely to be resolved in time for the 2024 congressional elections.
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Ten big legal issues in Florida to watch in 2024

State and federal courts in 2024 are expected to buzz with major Florida cases including these ten.
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Florida seeks an end to the constitutional challenge over its congressional redistricting

The state has urged the Florida Supreme Court to decline to take up a challenge to the constitutionality of its congressional redistricting plan.

Florida Supreme Court justices say that there is no need to consolidate courts

The Florida Supreme Court on Thursday said it did not find a need to consolidate judicial circuits.
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Florida continues its fight over redistricting in federal court

Voting rights groups are challenging Florida's congressional redistricting plan in separate lawsuits in state and federal courts.
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Some appeals court judges seem skeptical of voting rights groups’ claim that Florida’s congressional districts are unconstitutional

An appeals court weighs the constitutionality of a congressional redistricting plan that Florida's Ron DeSantis pushed through the Legislature.
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Andrew Warren calls judicial consolidation “a naked power grab by Tallahassee and the Republican leadership”

Andrew Warren calls a plan to merge court circuits "a naked power grab by Tallahassee and the Republican leadership" in Florida.
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Updated: Florida takes aim at judge’s ruling that its redistricting is unconstitutional

Attorneys for Florida argued that its redistricting plan eliminating a Black-majority district abolished a “race-based electoral monopoly.”
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Arguments set in Florida’s redistricting appeal

A court will hear arguments Oct. 31 in Florida's appeal that a congressional redistricting plan violated the Florida Constitution.
The Scoop: WMNF Daily News Digest

The Scoop: Wed., September 27, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

Congressional redistricting trial For thirty years, North Florida had a district where African-American voters could elect their preferred candidate to Congress. The removal of the region’s black opportunity district is the focus of two ongoing...

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