Fla. Legislature Tries To Kill Redistricting Challenge

Law360, Miami (May 9, 2013, 4:50 PM EDT) -- The Florida legislature on Thursday asked the state's high court to kill a challenge to the legislature's electoral redistricting plans in a trial court, arguing the Florida Supreme Court, which already approved the plans last year, has exclusive jurisdiction on the issue under the state constitution.

In oral arguments before the high court, Raoul G. Cantero of White & Case LLP, who represents the Florida Senate, asked the justices to approve the legislature's petition for writ of prohibition that would deny the Second Judicial Circuit Court...
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