Fla. Pushes For Law Targeting Contractors With Cuba Ties

Law360, New York (July 25, 2012, 1:20 PM EDT) -- The state of Florida on Tuesday appealed a decision blocking the state from enforcing a law that would prevent companies that do business in Cuba from securing contracts with Florida, challenging the judge's decision that the law was likely unconstitutional.

Gov. Rick Scott said he continued to support the law he signed May 1, which prohibits government contracts worth more than $1 million from going to companies that work in Syria as well as Cuba.

"As I have said before, the Castro and Assad governments are...
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Case Information

Case Title

Odebrecht Construction, Inc v. Prasad

Case Number



Florida Southern

Nature of Suit

Constitutional - State Statute


K. Michael Moore

Date Filed

June 4, 2012

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