The Florida Supreme Court should order a third draft of the state’s congressional districts to fully eliminate illegal gerrymandering, attorneys for groups that have challenged the map argued Wednesday.
Florida’s high court heard arguments Tuesday on whether attorneys should get a price hike in Bar fees to help meet the legal needs of poor Floridians.
A coalition of attorneys, including former Supreme Court Justice Raoul Cantero, filed a petition Monday with the state’s top court seeking to hike fees on lawyers to help fund legal services for the poor.
A historic challenge to the congressional districts drawn by state lawmakers two years ago is now in the hands of a Leon County circuit judge after a trial in the case wrapped up Wednesday.
The Republican-led state Legislature wants a legal challenge to redistricting map of the Florida Senate thrown out.