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Influential constitutional scholar discusses Supreme Court vacancy at UF Law

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The first time Erwin Chemerinsky argued in front of the Supreme Court, he did so in defense of an individual who had been sentenced to 50 years to life in prison as a result of California’s three strikes law for the theft of $153 worth of video tapes from a local store. Chemerinsky had the […]

Labarga Becomes First Florida Chief Justice To Succeed Himself in More Than a Century

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TALLAHASSEE – In 2014 Jorge Labarga became the first person of Hispanic descent to lead Florida’s judicial system as its chief justice. On July 1 he will become the state’s first chief justice to succeed himself in that office since the end of the Civil War. The other members of the Florida Supreme Court chose […]