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Constitutional Judiciary



The charge of the Constitutional Judiciary Committee is to strengthen the public’s understanding of the role of the judicial branch of government, the Constitution, the rule of law, and the role of judges and juries in the administration of justice.
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Register for complimentary Benchmarks session at Fall Meeting!
Benchmarks: Raising the Bar on Civics Education PDF document opens in new window is a Florida Bar program to give adults a refresher course on civics so they can better understand how government works, particularly the judiciary. At The Florida Bar Fall Meeting at the Tampa Airport Marriott, the Benchmarks seminar on Friday, Oct. 21, from 9 to 10:30 a.m., will focus on the upcoming Constitution Revision Commission. After attending the session, attorneys will be able to take the “Every 20 Years” presentation to civic groups in their communities. The seminar offers 1.5 Hours General Credit and .5 Ethics. Course No. 1967. Register by emailing: slyle@floridabar.org. (850) 561- 5669.

Watch Every 20 Years webinar
A webinar about the Benchmarks presentation “Every 20 Years” was recorded in cooperation with the Young Lawyers Division. Annette Pitts, executive director of The Florida Law Related Education Association, explains both the Benchmarks program and the presentation designed to educate the public about the upcoming Constitution Revision Commission, which convenes every 20 years. Those who watch the webinar are considered trained for presenting Benchmarks activities.

Benchmarks activities available online
The Constitutional Judiciary Committee's Benchmarks activities are available for download on line:


Staff Contact    Susannah Lyle
 OfficeCityTerm
Deborah Michelle Sisco Chair Tampa  2018
Sacha Dyson Vice Chair Tampa  2018
Michelle Renee Suskauer Board Liaison West Palm Beach  2017
Arlene Evon Acord Tampa  2017
Augustus Davis Aikens, Jr. Tallahassee  2019
Alvan Balent, Jr. Miami  2019
Andrew Matthew Bennett Tampa  2019
J Clancey Bounds Maitland  2017
Edward John Carbone Tampa  2018
Angela Cote Dempsey Tallahassee  2017
Karla D Ellis Tallahassee  2017
Mary C. Evans Naples  2019
Alan Orantes Forst West Palm Beach  2018
Thomas D Graham Miami  2017
Valeria Hendricks Tampa  2017
Kenneth Joseph Joyce Fort Lauderdale  2017
Dominic Kouffman Tampa  2017
Richard Harry Levenstein Stuart  2019
Stephanie Marusak Marchman Gainesville  2019
Jesse Michael Panuccio Miami  2019
Joseph Daniel Pickles Jacksonville  2019
Adam Gregory Suess Tampa  2019


Constitutional Judiciary Committee Web page

[Revised: 7-1-2016]