Supreme Court: Jurisdiction Established by Florida Constitution, Not by Federal Law
Today’s Daily News Summary features the following Florida Bar News stories:
The Florida Supreme Court has limited jurisdiction and cannot hear an appeal merely because a party is unhappy with a lower court ruling. That’s the unanimous opinion of the court, which recently dismissed an appeal it had originally accepted after the appellants failed to list a reason the case met the standards of Art. V, Sec. 3, of the Florida Constitution.
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YLD BOARD NOMINATIONS NOW BEING ACCEPTED
Nominating petitions for positions on the Young Lawyers Division Board of Governors must be received in The Florida Bar headquarters office on or before 5 p.m., December 16.