Fla. Redistricting Foes Seek High Court Review

Law360, New York (June 11, 2013, 1:48 PM EDT) -- A coalition of nonprofits challenging a congressional reapportionment plan in Florida asked the state's high court on Friday to review an appellate court ruling that bars them from deposing state lawmakers and legislative staff to determine if the plan was crafted with a discriminatory intent.

In a brief before the Florida Supreme Court, the nonprofits say the First District Court of Appeal construed the state's separation of powers doctrine too broadly when it ruled that Florida's legislative privilege prevents the depositions by protecting the lawmakers' subjective...
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