Fla. Justices Seem Open To Limited Redistricting Depositions

Law360, Miami (September 16, 2013, 7:15 PM EDT) -- The Florida Supreme Court justices on Monday seemed open to allowing limited deposition of state lawmakers in a challenge to a congressional reapportionment plan, but legislators called it “unworkable” while the groups bringing the suit said it wouldn't go far enough.

More than one justice seemed amenable to reinstating an order by Judge Terry Lewis in the trial court that would allow deposition of legislators or staff regarding objective information or communications but not on the subjective thought processes of lawmakers and their confidential communications with...
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