Tag Archives: Florida Supreme Court

Kristen Rasmussen, Shedding (False) Light: How the Florida Supreme Court’s Rejection of the Tort Falsely Implies Protection for Media Defendants: Jews for Jesus, Inc. v. Rapp, 997 So. 2d 1098 (Fla. 2008)

61 Fla. L. Rev. 911 (2009) | | | | INTRODUCTION :: Edith and Marty Rapp, a Jewish Florida couple, were married until Marty’s death in 2003. Bruce Rapp, Marty’s son and Edith’s stepson, worked for Jews for Jesus. Prior … Continue reading

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Erwin Chemerinsky, The Meaning of Bush v. Gore: Thoughts on Professor Amar’s Analysis

| | | | INTRODUCTION :: It is tempting to blame the United States Supreme Court’s decision in Bush v. Gore for the evils the Bush Administration inflicted on the nation. If only Al Gore had become president, there would … Continue reading

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Richard L. Hasen, Bush v. Gore and the Lawlessness Principle: A Comment on Professor Amar

61 Fla. L. Rev. 979 (2009) | | | | INTRODUCTION :: Akhil Amar begins his impressive Dunwody Lecture by questioning whether there “are any new things left to say about the Bush-Gore episode.” 1 It is a legitimate question … Continue reading

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Ellen D. Katz, From Bush v. Gore to Namudno: A Response to Professor Amar

61 Fla. L. Rev. 991 (2009) | | | | INTRODUCTION :: In his Dunwody Lecture, Professor Akhil Amar invites us to revisit the Bush v. Gore controversy and consider what went wrong. This short essay responds to Professor Amar … Continue reading

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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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Charles T. Douglas, Jr., Compensating for Canker: A Sore Subject for Florida’s Citrus Growers: Haire v. Florida Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services, 870 So. 2d 774 (Fla. 2004)

57 Fla. L. Rev. 421 (2005) | | | TEXT :: Florida’s citrus canker law (the Canker Law) requires the State to destroy healthy-appearing citrus trees that are within a 1900-foot radius of an infected tree. The Florida Legislature enacted … Continue reading

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