Terry Lewis

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Name: Terry Lewis
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Different speeds for justice, politics

TALLAHASSEE — The justice system tends to move very slowly, and this week it seemed to be struggling to keep up with politics.A circuit judge in Leon County pondered whether to try to redraw a flawed congressional redistricting plan with an election looming. ... [Published Leesburg Daily Commercial - 16 hours ago]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Editorial: Release the records

A Leon County judge found that Republican lawmakers and consultants "made a mockery" out of a redistricting process that was supposed to be open and transparent.Yet even though Judge Terry Lewis struck down two congressional districts with his decision ... [Published Gainesville Sun - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Weekly Roundup: Different Speeds for Justice, Politics

The justice system tends to move very slowly, and this week it seemed to be struggling to keep up with politics.A circuit judge in Leon County pondered whether to try to redraw a flawed congressional redistricting plan with an election looming. Another ... [Published Sunshine State News - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Florida Redistricting Decision Coming Next Week

State: Common Cause Florida, Common Cause NationalIssues: Voting and ElectionsA Florida judge who ruled that the state's congressional districts violated state constitutional protections against drawing lines for partisan gain delayed a decision about ... [Published Noodls - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

YOUR DAILY WEEKLY READER: More prison scandals, less utility conservation, all the execution horror

IMAGINE WHAT HAPPENS IF YOU’RE AN ACTUAL PRISONER TRYING TO MAKE A COMPLAINT. THIS IS DISGUSTING: “Make no mistake, I am no softie on crime nor do I believe criminals should be coddled or treated with kid gloves. Those who break our laws should be held ... [Published Orlando Weekly - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Judge Says Distrct Changes Most Likely Won't Be Made Before November Elections

Leon County Circuit Judge Terry Lewis this month declared Florida's Congressional map illegal. The Palm Beach Post reports he spoke yesterday of drawing new districts that would change a half dozen of the state's 27 congressional districts. Most of those ... [Published WJNO - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 11 reports

Elections chiefs don’t expect congressional redraw to affect Palm Beach, Martin counties

By George BennettThe judge who declared Florida’s congressional map illegal spoke Thursday of drawing new districts that would change “a half dozen” of the state’s 27 U.S. House seats.Leon County Circuit Judge Terry Lewis this month singled out districts ... [Published The Palm Beach Post - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Florida: Judge Expresses Doubt on Changing Voting Maps in 2014

A judge said Thursday that he was “extremely skeptical” about changing the state’s congressional districts before the 2014 elections. Circuit Judge Terry Lewis, who this month threw out Florida’s current congressional map, saying it is illegal because ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 2 reports

Redistricting clash heats up as hearing approaches

Voting-rights advocates and the Legislature squabbled Wednesday about when the state's congressional elections should be held as both sides prepared for a hearing in front of a Leon County judge.The scuffle started when a coalition of voting-rights groups ... [Published Business Journal of Jacksonville - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Fair Districts group proposes to break up Corrine Brown's district

TALLAHASSEE -- On the eve of a hearing in which a judge is set to decide whether to allow congressional elections with unconstitutional maps to go forward this year, the groups that sued to block the plan are asking him to re-draw the maps and push back ... [Published Orlando Sentinel - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Legal Battle Looms Over Florida Congressional Districts

Florida's state capitol. A redistricting plan crafted by the Republican-controlled Legislature in Tallahassee was partially thrown out by a state judge.iStockPhotoWith the midterm election a little more than three months away, a legal battle in Florida ... [Published WJCT - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 2 reports

News groups file for access to records in redistricting case

On Monday, the First Amendment Foundation, the Florida Press Association, the Florida Society of News Editors and nine news companies with outlets across the state filed legal papers to try to get public access to records that a Leon County circuit judge ... [Published Gainesville Sun - Jul 22 2014]

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"i have to tell you, i'm extremely skeptical that i can do what the plaintiffs want me to do" Lewis said near the conclusion of an almost three-hour hearing

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Different speeds for justice, politics [Published Leesburg Daily Commercial - 16 hours ago]
Editorial: Release the records [Published Gainesville Sun - Jul 26 2014]
Weekly Roundup: Different Speeds for Justice, P... [Published Sunshine State News - Jul 26 2014]
Florida Redistricting Decision Coming Next Week [Published Noodls - Jul 25 2014]
YOUR DAILY WEEKLY READER: More prison scandals,... [Published Orlando Weekly - Jul 25 2014]
Judge Says Distrct Changes Most Likely Won't Be... [Published WJNO - Jul 25 2014]
Elections chiefs don’t expect congressional red... [Published The Palm Beach Post - Jul 25 2014]
Florida: Judge Expresses Doubt on Changing Voti... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 25 2014]
Judge Sounds Wary Of Redrawing Map Quickly [Published CBS Miami - Jul 25 2014]
Plaintiffs in redistricting case want new elect... [Published Action News Jacksonville - Jul 25 2014]
Judge doubts Florida election maps can be fixed... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 25 2014]
Florida's congressional districts unlikely to b... [Published Florida Times-Union - Jul 24 2014]
Florida Judge Doubts He Has Power to Redraw Con... [Published Bloomberg - Jul 24 2014]
Judge skeptical about changes to Florida congre... [Published Miami Herald - Jul 24 2014]
Florida judge skeptical about fixing district m... [Published WFTV - Jul 24 2014]
Florida judge skeptical about fixing map now [Published Rock Hill Herald - Jul 24 2014]
Judge 'skeptical' he can delay election with un... [Published Orlando Sentinel - Jul 24 2014]
Court asked to reset election schedule to creat... [Published Tampa Bay Times - Jul 24 2014]
Redistricting clash heats up as hearing approaches [Published Business Journal of Jacksonville - Jul 24 2014]
5 Things to Know in Florida for July 24 [Published NBC 2 - Jul 24 2014]
Redistricting clash heats up as hearing approaches [Published Florida Today - Jul 24 2014]
Groups: Delay elections while unconstitutional ... [Published The Palm Beach Post - Jul 23 2014]
Fair Districts group proposes to break up Corri... [Published Orlando Sentinel - Jul 23 2014]
Mail-in ballots popular with 29K sent out this ... [Published Ocala.com - Jul 22 2014]
Florida editorial roundup [Published Miami Herald - Jul 22 2014]
Legal Battle Looms Over Florida Congressional D... [Published WJCT - Jul 22 2014]
News groups file for access to records in redis... [Published Gainesville Sun - Jul 22 2014]
Media organizations want access to records [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Jul 22 2014]
One small blow against gridlock [Published Journal Tribune - Jul 21 2014]
Legal Battle Looms Over Florida Congressional D... [Published KUNC 91.5 FM - Jul 21 2014]
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Judge strikes down Florida congressional map, b... [Published Daily Kos - Jul 14 2014]
Interactive map of Florida's current congressional districtsLate last week, Leon County Circuit Court Judge Terry Lewis ruled that the congressional redistricting plan the Florida legislature enacted in 2012 unconstitutionally violated the state's new ...
Judge strikes down Florida congressional map, b... [Published Swing State Project - Jul 14 2014]
Interactive map of Florida's current congressional districtsLate last week, Leon County Circuit Court Judge Terry Lewis ruled that the congressional redistricting plan that the Florida legislature had enacted and had taken effect in 2012 was unconstitutional ...
Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: Florida jud... [Published Daily Kos - Jul 14 2014]
Want the scoop on hot races around the country? Get the digest emailed to you each weekday morning. Sign up here . Leading Off :An interactive version of Florida's current congressional map • FL Redistricting : In a major decision that came out ...
Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: Florida jud... [Published Swing State Project - Jul 14 2014]
Want the scoop on hot races around the country? Get the digest emailed to you each weekday morning. Sign up here . Leading Off :An interactive version of Florida's current congressional map • FL Redistricting : In a major decision that came out ...
Judge rules Florida Republicans violated law in... [Published Daily Kos - Jul 11 2014]
Florida's current congressional mapIn a major decision that came out late Thursday evening, Leon County Circuit Court Judge Terry Lewis threw out Florida's congressional map , ruling that lawmakers violated the state's new "Fair Districts" amendments ...
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