Category Archives: Florida Constitutional Law

Allison Sirica, A Great Gamble: Why Compromise Is the Best Bet to Resolve Florida’s Indian Gaming Crisis

61 Fla. L. Rev. 1201 (2009) | | | | INTRODUCTION :: “Indian gaming is a national multi-billion dollar enterprise and growing.” Even in 2008, amidst an economic downturn, the revenues generated by the tribal gaming industry continued to show … Continue reading

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Nicolas Hamann, Florida Constitutional Law: Reducing Legislative Discretion: A Clearly Unclear Application of Expressio Unius

58 Fla. L. Rev. 935 (2006) | | | | TEXT :: The Opportunity Scholarship Program (OSP) provided public school students with the option of transferring to either an eligible private school or to another public school that met certain … Continue reading

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Lila Haughey, Florida Constitutional Law: Closing the Door to Opportunity: The Florida Supreme Court’s Analysis of Uniformity in the Context of Article IX, Section 1

58 Fla. L. Rev. 945 (2006) | | | | TEXT :: The Florida legislature enacted the Opportunity Scholarship Program (OSP) in 2002 to improve the quality of education in Florida, allowing students at failing public schools to either attend … Continue reading

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Jason Marques, Florida Constitutional Law: Circumscribing Legislative Authority in The Absence of a Clear Prohibition

58 Fla. L. Rev. 957 (2006) | | | | TEXT :: The Opportunity Scholarship Program (OSP), a state-funded, parent- choice voucher system, was designed to provide private school scholarships to students enrolled in certain Florida public schools. Upon its … Continue reading

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Steven J. Wernick, In Accordance with a Public Outcry: Zoning Out Sex Offenders through Residence Restrictions in Florida

58 Fla. L. Rev. 1147 (2006) | | | | INTRODUCTION :: On January 11, 2006, William Smith Jr., a sixty-five-year-old convicted sex offender, moved into a small wooden house behind a day-care center in Ocala, Florida. His housewarming, however, … Continue reading

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O. Carter Snead, Dynamic Complementarity: Terri’s Law and Separation of Powers Principles in the End-Of-Life Context

57 Fla. L. Rev. 53 (2005) | | | | INTRODUCTION :: The bitter dispute over the proper treatment of Theresa Marie Schiavo-a severely brain damaged woman, unable to communicate and with no living will or advance directive-has garnered enormous … Continue reading

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