Florida Supreme Court Historical Review Magazine

Published annually by the Florida Supreme Court Historical Society

The Florida Supreme Court Historical Society works to save and maintain for future generations the records of the people and events that have shaped the evolution of Florida’s court system from the early 1800s, through the 20th Century, and beyond. The Society is committed to making sure people understand the importance of a strong, independent judiciary in our governmental balance of power. This publication has been sponsored by the members of the Florida Supreme Court Historical Society.




HISTORICAL REVIEW

2017 Spring/Summer Issue


Articles

From the President

   By Kelly O'Keefe


Under the Dome

   By Chief Justice Jorge Labarga


Justice Barbara P. Pariente: A Woman of Valor


The History of the Florida Spreme Court, Volume 0

   By Professor M.C. Mirow


William P. Duval: Lawyer, Judge and Governor

   By Professor James M Denham


The Bench, The Bar, and LGBT Attorneys:

Retrospective on In Re Florida Board of Bar Examiners

   By Judge Robert W. Lee


A Tribute in Honor of Justice James E.C. Perry


The Florida Supreme Court Welcomes Justice C. Alan Lawson


The Florida Supreme Court Historical Society's Archiving Project

   By Erik Robinson, Kristen Diot and Melanie Kalmanson


A Tribute to Janet Reno

   By Sandy D'Alemberte


Justice Parker McDonald on the  "Journey Toward Justice"



HISTORICAL REVIEW

2016 Spring/Summer Issue


Articles


From the President

   By Kelly O’Keefe

 

Under the Dome

   By Chief Justice Jorge Labarga

 

The Evolution of Women’s Rights in Florida:

From Injustice to Supreme Court Justice

   By Sylvia H. Walbolt and Christine Davis Graves

 

In Memory of Former Chief Justice Leander J. Shaw

   September 6, 1930 - December 14, 2015

 

Farewell to a Good Friend of the Historical Society

   by Stanley Rosenblatt

 

Judge Pleasant W. White:

Acting Associate Justice of the Florida Supreme Court

   By Judge Robert W. Lee, Broward County Court Judge

 

Dissent and the Supreme Court

A Review of Melvin Urofsky’s Dissent and the Supreme Court

   By Susan Rosenblatt

 

From Debtors’ Prisons to the CFPB:

A Historical Perspective of the Debt Collection Industry

   By Shaun Ertischek

 

An update on Volume III of the

History of the Florida Supreme Court

   By Neil Skeene





2015 Spring/Summer Issue

Articles

From the President

   By Sylvia Walbolt


Update on the FSCHS Merit Selection and Retention Project

   By Susan and Stanley Rosenblatt

   

Under the Dome

   By Chief Justice Jorge Labarga

   

Railroads, Recusals, Rehearings, and Some Lessons in the Separation of Powers

   Trustees of the Internal Improvement Fund v. Bailey (1862-63)

   By Justice Charles T. Canady


3 Unlikely Allies Moved Reform of Courts THrough '71 Legislature

   By Neil Skeene


Oldish Cases of 1915: A Review of Century-Old Florida Supreme Court Cases and a Discussion of Their Continued Relevance

   By Joseph H. Lang, Jr. 


Six Amendments - How and Why We Should Change the Constitution

   A Review of John Paul Stevens' "Six Amendments-How and Why We Should    Change the Constitution

   By Joseph H. Lang, Jr. 


My Path to the Court: Justice Perry shares his Inspiring Life Story

   By Justice James E. C. Perry 


A Conversation with Talbot "Sandy" D'Alemberte

   By Sylvia Walbolt









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2014 Spring/Summer Issue

Articles

From the President

   By Miles A. McGrane, III


Chief Justice Polston’s Family Commitment to Children

   By Dan Hoffman

   Florida’s Forgotten Execution


The Strange Case of Celia and the Unfortunate Fate of her Family

   By H. Franklin Robbins, Jr. and Steven G. Mason

       Extended Edition of Celia Article for download 

   

Justice Ben F. Overton: Confronting His Own Prior Decisions

   A Detailed Account of Justice Ben F. Overton’s Time on the Florida        Supreme Confronting His Own Prior Decisions.

   By Joseph H. Lang, Jr.


Devil in the Grove

   A Review of Gilbert King’s Devil in the Grove.

   By Bruce Rogow


Free Press in 1940s Florida: Pennekamp v. Florida

   A Look at the Miami Herald’s Struggle for Freedom of Speech in the 1940s.

   By Judge Scott D. Makar





2014 Historical Review







2013 Spring/Summer Issue

Articles

From the President
  By Hank Coxe


Under the Dome
   By Former Chief Justice Charles T. Canady


It Was a Dark and Stormy Night
    The Florida Supreme Court deals with the aftermath of the wreck of the        steamboat


"Home.” 

   By Sylvia H. Walbolt and Daniel R. Walbolt, Sr.


When Politics Undermine Judicial Independence
    A review of Scorpions (it.): The battles and triumphs of FDR's great U.S.         Supreme Court justices. By Susan Rosenblatt, Esq.


Florida Supreme Court Historical Society Annual Dinner - 2012
   Guest speaker, Principal Deputy Solicitor General of the United States,         Neal Katyal, gave a detailed account of his defense of Salim Ahmed          Hamdan, accused terrorist with alleged ties to Osama bin Laden, at the 2010 annual dinner.


Update on the Third Installment of The History of the Florida Supreme Court
   Neil Skene provides a glimpse of his upcoming novel regarding the   

   Florida Supreme Court's history from 1972 to the present.






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