Ex-Fla. Legislators Back Immunity In Redistricting Row

Law360, New York (August 16, 2013, 2:37 PM EDT) -- A group of former Florida state legislative leaders has asked the Florida Supreme Court to back a state appeals court's decision granting lawmakers legislative immunity from being deposed in a suit launched by several groups challenging a congressional reapportionment plan.

Former Presidents of the Florida Senate Ken Pruitt and John M. McKay and former Speaker of the Florida House of Representatives James Harold Thompson filed an amicus brief Aug. 12 urging the high court to uphold a First District Court of Appeal's decision granting lawmakers such...
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