Tag Archives: Florida Supreme Court

Florida Supreme Court Disbars Former Tribal Lawyer

Here is the order in Florida Bar v. Bernardo Roman III: FL SCT Order Materials here.

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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 … Continue reading

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Miccosukee Petition for Florida SCT Review in Tribal Member Tort Action

Here: Miccosukee Petition Lower court materials here.

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Florida Jurisdictional Brief in Seminole Tax Dispute

Here. Seminole’s petition is here.

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Seminole Tribe v. Florida: Petition for Review in Fla. SCT over Taxes

Here: Seminole Tribe Brief on Jurisdiction Lower court materials are here.

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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 … Continue reading

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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.

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Florida S.Ct. Seminole Compact Case Materials — Update

Here is the reply brief filed by the Fla. House of Representatives: Reply Brief Links to the previous briefs filed in this case can be found here.

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