Higher courts hear appeals concerning the Florida Constitution

Just like the country, each state has its own governing document, usually a constitution, and Florida is no exception. That document gives certain powers to each part of the government — the governor, the legislature and the judicial branches. Sometimes, a lawsuit is filed alleging that one of these branches of the state's government somehow violated the constitution. The decisions made by judges on these cases could result in appeals to the higher Florida courts. It would probably be difficult to find anyone here in Florida, particularly in the southern part of the state, who has not heard about the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. Sadly, 17 people lost their lives in that tragedy. Governor Ron DeSantis blamed Sheriff Scott Israel and suspended him, which prompted the lawsuit. Sheriff Israel alleges that Gov. DeSantis did not have the constitutional authority to suspend Israel since he is an elected official. It is up to the public to remove him…

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