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Bill to cap lawsuit payouts for pain, suffering headed to Florida House Judiciary Committee hearing

By Karen Kidd | Apr 8, 2019

A bill that would reinstate non-economic damages caps on all personal injury cases, previously struck down as unconstitutional by what one lawmaker called an "activist" Florida Supreme Court, is headed into a hearing before a State House committee

Tort reform group prefers Supreme Court-endorsed county court jurisdictional increase plan over House proposal

By Karen Kidd | Apr 3, 2019

A Tallahassee-based tort reform advocacy group prefers a Florida Supreme Court-endorsed proposal to increase county court civil litigation thresholds over a state House bill that would raise them to $50,000 over two years. But the Florida Justice Reform Institute isn't so sure a threshold increase is needed.

Grieco says bill targeting anti-Semitic criticism of Israel in schools is long overdue

By Carrie Bradon | Feb 11, 2019

A Florida state representative recently introduced a bill that would ban criticism of the state of Israel and other types of speech against the Jewish culture.

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