Articles Tagged Florida Courts

Emily S. Wilbanks, The Murder Rule that Just Won't Die: The Abolished Year-And-A-Day Rule Continues to Haunt the Florida Courts

60 Fla. L. Rev. 735 (2008) | | | | INTRODUCTION :: On October 21, 1986, a two-month-old baby girl was admitted to a hospital in Pasco County, Florida. Baby Christina Ann Wells was unresponsive, was suffering from seizures, and needed assistance to breathe. Doctors observed large bruises on Christina’s head, including thumbprints on her […]

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 another public school or use state funds to enroll at a private school. Florida public […]