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Fla. court reform group: Engle rulings denying tobacco companies chance to defend against big judgments

By Carrie Bradon | Mar 5, 2019

The U.S. Supreme Court recently refused to hear appeals from three tobacco companies ordered to pay punitive damages in eight Florida cases decided under so-called Engle rulings, according to a Florida Watchdog report, even though the companies claimed they had not been given the chance to build their defense.

Florida Justice Reform Institute backs Supreme Court school funding decision

By Carrie Bradon | Jan 10, 2019

TALLAHASSEE- The Florida Supreme Court recently threw out a lawsuit that has been lingering for nine years, alleging Florida has not done enough to ensure that the state education system is of a high enough caliber.

Judge dismisses negligence lawsuit of Parkland shooting; attorney calls decision 'erroneous'

By Carrie Bradon | Dec 21, 2018

FORT LAUDERDALE -- A Florida judge has rejected arguments by victims' families of the Parkland shooting, saying that the deputy stationed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School was not required to stop the shooting.

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