JURISDICTION CREEP AND THE FLORIDA SUPREME COURT
- YOU BE THE JUDGE. Jones, Bruce M. // Saturday Evening Post;2/2/1952, Vol. 224 Issue 31, p89
The article focuses on the decision of the Florida Supreme Court on the lawsuit filed by the state against a small store owner, asking him to replace the state sales tax that was stolen from him. The man argued that the state should catch the burglar to get the money back. It cites the reasons...
- Existentialism And State Tax Disputes - Florida Supreme Court Rules That A Taxing Authority May Not Challenge The Constitutionality Of The Statutes Which Created It. Perry, Gregg // Venulex Legal Summaries;2002 Q2, p1
The article highlights the ruling issued by the Florida Supreme Court citing that taxing authorities have no authority to challenge the constitutionality of a state taxing statue unless specifically authorized to do so. It is said that two taxpayers in two consolidated cases have disputed the...
- Legal Briefs. Pollack, Daniel // Corrections Today;Feb99, Vol. 61 Issue 1, p78
Summarizes two court decisions on corrections-related lawsuits in the United States. Johnson v Quinones; Mauro v Arpaio.
- Internet Solutions v. Marshall: The Overreach of Florida's Long-Arm. Steinberger, Michael k. // University of Miami Law Review;Summer2012, Vol. 66 Issue 4, p1089
In this article, the author discusses the decision of the Florida Supreme Court regarding the case Internet Solutions v. Marshall. According to him, the court relied on flawed reasoning in reaching the decision. He examines the defects in the court's interpretation of its state's longarm statute...
- Florida High Court Ruling Allows Marco Island to Issue Sewer Debt. Sigo, Shelly // Bond Buyer;6/5/2007, Vol. 361 Issue 32643, p3
The article reports on the decision of the Florida Supreme Court that there was no merit to a legal challenge to Marco's Island plan to issue sewer assessment bonds. The decision paves the way for the first phase of long-term financing for the city's septic tank replacement program. Citizens...
- RECENT JUDICIAL DECISIONS. Priestley, William J.; McKinnon, Gavin // Police Journal;Sep2003, Vol. 76 Issue 3, p247
Highlights several judicial decisions in Great Britain as of September 2003. Non-disclosure of evidence by the prosecution at trial in "James Dowsett v. United Kingdom"; Inadmissibility of identification in "Stephen Arthur Perry v. United Kingdom"; Racially aggravated public order in "Norwood...
- Unanimous Ruling By Florida Supreme Court Rejects 'Diminished Value' Claim. // Insurance Advocate;6/3/2002, Vol. 113 Issue 21, p10
Reports on the May 23, 2002 ruling of the Florida Supreme Court in the case Siegle vs. Progressive Consumers Insurance Co., in which it was determined that an insurance company's automobile insurance policy does not provide coverage for inherent diminished value.
- COMMENT Illegally Obtained Evidence: In or Out? Samuels, Alec // Journal of Criminal Law;Oct2003, Vol. 67 Issue 5, p411
Examines the principles on which the advocates will seek to rely and which the judge will decide upon in ruling whether to admit that evidence or not. Concept; Procedure; Examples of illegally obtained evidence; Surveillance; Confession; Appeal.
- WHEN CONGRESS ATTACKS THE FEDERAL COURTS. Miller, Mark C. // Case Western Reserve Law Review;Summer2006, Vol. 56 Issue 4, p1015
The article provides information on the various ways in which the U.S. Congress can attack the federal courts when they are not satisfied of the decision. Congress may utilize its compensation power, appropriation power and impeachment power to protest their disapproval of the judicial decision....