Florida SCT Referee Recommends Disbarment/10 Year Suspension of Former Miccosukee Attorneys

Here are the materials in the case captioned The Florida Bar v. Roman:

2016-1330_petition_64801

2016-1330_response_46990

2016-1330_response_50119_response [to notice of bankruptcy]

201803281753 – report of referee (roman)

And in The Florida Bar v. Herrera:

2016-1323_petition_64792

2016-1323_response_47012

201803281750 – report of referee (herrera)

State Supreme Court Outcomes: New York and Florida

We’re not statisticians, so these tiny numbers of cases are going to generate wide discrepancies.

In New York, tribal interests have an 88 percent success rate.

In Florida, tribal interests have a 50 percent success rate.

Here are the New York cases:

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Florida Supreme Court Rejects Seminole Compact

In Florida House of Representatives v. Crist, the Florida Supreme Court held that Gov. Crist did not have authority to bind the State with a Class III gaming compact. We’ve posted the briefs here.

Florida S.Ct. Seminole Compact Case — Oral Argument

The Florida Supreme Court held oral argument yesterday (H/T Indianz) on the state law challenge to the Class III compact executed by the Seminole Tribe of Florida. You can listen here.

Here are some of the major materials in House of Representatives v. Crist (the rest are at this link):

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Florida Seminole Compact — Fla. AG Request for Injunction on DOI Approval of Compact

Yesterday, the federal court in DC denied a motion for a preliminary injunction filed by the Florida AG Bill McCollum that would have prevented the Secretary of Interior from publishing the approval of the Class III gaming compact between the Florida Seminoles and the State of Florida.

Here are the materials:

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