Fla. High Court Questions Own Precedent On Review Powers

Law360 (December 3, 2019, 6:33 PM EST) -- Florida's attorney general urged the state Supreme Court on Tuesday to follow its own previous ruling that it has authority to review financial impact statements for ballot initiatives, but several justices asked questions that raised doubts about the state's review methods and the court's handling of precedent.

The matter came up during the high court's review of whether a proposed constitutional amendment to raise the state's minimum wage to $15 an hour is valid to appear on the November 2020 ballot. But with no challenges filed over the initiative's single-issue focus or the clarity of its ballot summary, Tuesday's hearing in...

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