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Click to open document 08/09/2019 REQUEST-ADVISORY OPINION (GOVERNOR) PT Advisory Opinion To The Governor GOV BY: PR Ron Desantis
08/09/2019 No Fee Required
Click to open document 08/09/2019 ACKNOWLEDGMENT LETTER-NEW CASE Supreme Court Florida FSC BY: Supreme Court Florida FSC
Click to open document 08/29/2019 ORDER-BRIEF SCHED (GOV-ADVISORY OPIN) Pursuant to article IV, section 1(c), Florida Constitution, on August 9, 2019, the Governor of Florida requested this Court's opinion on a question of constitutional interpretation affecting his executive powers and duties. The Court has determined that the request is within the purview of the above-noted constitutional provision and the Court will exercise its discretion to provide an opinion in response to the Governor's request. Interested parties shall file their initial briefs on or before Wednesday, September 18, 2019, and serve a copy on the Governor. Initial briefs are not to exceed 50 pages in length. The interested parties may file reply briefs by Thursday, October 3, 2019. Reply briefs are not to exceed 20 pages in length. Oral argument is scheduled for 9:00 a.m., Wednesday, November 6, 2019. A maximum of twenty minutes to the side is allowed for the argument. Parties who have filed a brief and have asked to be heard may, in the Court's discretion, be permitted to participate in oral argument. (Corrected August 29, 2019, to properly include Hon. Laurel M. Lee in service.)
Click to open document 09/11/2019 NOTICE-APPEARANCE OP Fair Elections Center BY: OP Diana L. Martin 624489
Click to open document 09/11/2019 MOTION-COUNS PRO HAC VICE (FOREIGN COUNSEL) OP Fair Elections Center BY: OP Jon Sherman Jon Sherman
Click to open document 09/11/2019 ORDER-COUNSEL PRO HAC VICE GR (FOREIGN COUNSEL) The motion to appear pro hac vice filed in the above cause by Jon Sherman, on behalf of Fair Elections Center, is hereby granted and counsel's payment of the $100.00 fee required by section 25.241(2)(a), Florida Statutes (2015), was received by this Court on September 11, 2019.
Click to open document 09/16/2019 MOTION-COUNS PRO HAC VICE (FOREIGN COUNSEL) OP Fair Elections Center BY: OP Cecilia Aguilera Cecilia Aguilera
Click to open document 09/17/2019 ORDER-COUNSEL PRO HAC VICE GR (FOREIGN COUNSEL) The motion to appear pro hac vice filed in the above cause by Cecilia Aguilera, on behalf of Fair Elections Center, is hereby granted and counsel's payment of the $100.00 fee required by section 25.241(2)(a), Florida Statutes (2015), was received by this Court on September 16, 2019.
Click to open document 09/17/2019 NOTICE-APPEARANCE OP American Civil Liberties Union Foundation Of Florida, Inc. BY: OP Jimmy Midyette 495859
Click to open document 09/17/2019 NOTICE-APPEARANCE OP American Civil Liberties Union Foundation Of Florida, Inc. BY: OP Daniel B. Tilley 102882
Click to open document 09/17/2019 NOTICE-APPEARANCE OP Fair Elections Center BY: OP Cecilia Aguilera
Click to open document 09/17/2019 NOTICE-APPEARANCE OP Fair Elections Center BY: OP Jon Sherman
Click to open document 09/18/2019 INITIAL BRIEF-MERITS NP Mark R. Schlakman 843067 BY: NP Mark R. Schlakman 843067 Brief of Mark R. Schlakman, a Florida Lawyer as an Interested Florida Resident, Joined by the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (FACDL), for Purposes of Raising a Significant and Otherwise Potentially Elusive Issue for the Court's Consideration Within the Context of These Matters
Click to open document 09/18/2019 INITIAL BRIEF-MERITS OP Fair Elections Center BY: OP Jon Sherman Brief of Interested Party Fair Elections Center
Click to open document 09/18/2019 INITIAL BRIEF-MERITS PR The Florida House Of Representatives BY: WD Adam S. Tanenbaum 117498 Initial Brief of the Florida House of Representatives, an Interested Party
Click to open document 09/18/2019 NOTICE-APPEARANCE PE1 Adam Richardson 94886 BY: PE1 Adam Richardson 94886
Click to open document 09/18/2019 INITIAL BRIEF-MERITS PE1 Adam Richardson 94886 BY: PE1 Adam Richardson 94886 Brief of Interested Party Adam Richardson
Click to open document 09/18/2019 INITIAL BRIEF-MERITS OP American Civil Liberties Union Foundation Of Florida, Inc. BY: OP Daniel B. Tilley 102882 Brief of Interested Parties the American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Florida, American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc., Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law, Florida State Conference of Branches and Youth Units of the NAACP, Orange County Branch of the NAACP, and League of Women Voters of Florida
Click to open document 09/18/2019 APPENDIX-MERIT BRIEF OP American Civil Liberties Union Foundation Of Florida, Inc. BY: OP Daniel B. Tilley 102882 Appendix to Brief of Interested Parties the American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Florida, American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc., Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law, Florida State Conference of Branches and Youth Units of the NAACP, Orange County Branch of the NAACP, and League of Women Voters of Florida
Click to open document 09/18/2019 INITIAL BRIEF-MERITS PR The Florida Senate BY: PR Jeremiah Hawkes 472270 Brief of the Florida Senate; and Bill Galvano, in his official capacity as President of the Florida Senate
Click to open document 09/18/2019 REQUEST-ORAL ARGUMENT PR The Florida Senate BY: PR Jeremiah Hawkes 472270 Senate's Request to Participate in Oral Argument and Enlargement of Time
Click to open document 09/18/2019 NOTICE-APPEARANCE PE1 Jennifer Lavia 699608 BY: PE1 Jennifer Lavia 699608
Click to open document 09/18/2019 NOTICE-APPEARANCE PE1 Carla Laroche 121873 BY: PE1 Carla Laroche 121873
Click to open document 09/18/2019 INITIAL BRIEF-MERITS PE1 Jennifer Lavia 699608 BY: PE1 Jennifer Lavia 699608 Brief of Interested Parties, Jennifer Lavia and Carla Laroche
Click to open document 09/18/2019 NOTICE-APPEARANCE OP Bonnie Raysor BY: OP Chad W. Dunn 119137
Click to open document 09/18/2019 MOTION-COUNS PRO HAC VICE (FOREIGN COUNSEL) OP Bonnie Raysor BY: OP Molly E. Danahy Molly E. Danahy
Click to open document 09/18/2019 MOTION-COUNS PRO HAC VICE (FOREIGN COUNSEL) OP Bonnie Raysor BY: OP Danielle M. Lang Danielle M. Lang
Click to open document 09/18/2019 INITIAL BRIEF-MERITS OP Bonnie Raysor BY: OP Chad W. Dunn 119137 Brief of Interested Parties Bonnie Raysor, Diane Sherrill, and Lee Hoffman with Appendix
Click to open document 09/18/2019 REQUEST-ORAL ARGUMENT OP Bonnie Raysor BY: OP Chad W. Dunn 119137 Request to Be Heard at Oral Argument
Click to open document 09/18/2019 INITIAL BRIEF-MERITS PR Ron Desantis BY: PR Joshua E. Pratt 119347 Governor Ron DeSantis' Initial Brief
Click to open document 09/18/2019 APPENDIX-MERIT BRIEF PR Ron Desantis BY: PR Joshua E. Pratt 119347 Appendix to the Initial Brief of Governor Ron DeSantis
Click to open document 09/18/2019 REQUEST-ORAL ARGUMENT PR Ron Desantis BY: PR Joshua E. Pratt 119347 Governor Ron DeSantis' Request to Be Heard at Oral Argument
Click to open document 09/18/2019 INITIAL BRIEF-MERITS PR Laurel M. Lee 177581 BY: PR Mohammad O. Jazil 72556 Initial Brief of Secretary of State, Laurel M. Lee with Appendix
Click to open document 09/19/2019 REQUEST-ORAL ARGUMENT PR Laurel M. Lee 177581 BY: PR Mohammad O. Jazil 72556 Request by Secretary of State to Participate in Oral Argument
Click to open document 09/19/2019 ORDER-COUNSEL PRO HAC VICE GR (FOREIGN COUNSEL) The motion to appear pro hac vice filed in the above cause by Danielle M. Lang, on behalf of Bonnie Raysor, Diane Sherrill, and Lee Hoffman, is hereby granted contingent upon counsel's payment of the $100.00 fee required by section 25.241(2)(a), Florida Statutes (2015), within ten days from the date of this order. FAILURE TO TIMELY COMPLY WITH THE PAYMENT REQUIREMENT COULD RESULT IN THIS ORDER BEING VACATED AND THE MOTION BEING DENIED.
Click to open document 09/19/2019 ORDER-COUNSEL PRO HAC VICE GR (FOREIGN COUNSEL) The motion to appear pro hac vice filed in the above cause by Molly E. Danahy, on behalf of Bonnie Raysor, Diane Sherrill, and Lee Hoffman, is hereby granted contingent upon counsel's payment of the $100.00 fee required by section 25.241(2)(a), Florida Statutes (2015), within ten days from the date of this order. FAILURE TO TIMELY COMPLY WITH THE PAYMENT REQUIREMENT COULD RESULT IN THIS ORDER BEING VACATED AND THE MOTION BEING DENIED.
Click to open document 09/19/2019 ORDER-COUNSEL PRO HAC VICE (FOREIGN COUNSEL) Any attorney involved in the above case who is not a member of The Florida Bar should immediately file a proper motion pursuant to Florida Rule of Judicial Administration 2.510, if they wish to have this Court consider them as counsel of record. Failure to file a proper motion could result in the imposition of sanctions, including striking the pleading listing the foreign attorney as counsel of record.
Click to open document 09/19/2019 NOTICE-APPEARANCE OP Bonnie Raysor BY: OP Molly E. Danahy
Click to open document 09/19/2019 NOTICE-APPEARANCE OP Bonnie Raysor BY: OP Danielle M. Lang
Click to open document 09/19/2019 MOTION-COUNS PRO HAC VICE (FOREIGN COUNSEL) OP Naacp Legal Defense And Educational Fund, Inc. BY: OP Leah C. Aden Leah C. Aden
Click to open document 09/19/2019 MOTION-COUNS PRO HAC VICE (FOREIGN COUNSEL) OP Naacp Legal Defense And Educational Fund, Inc. BY: OP John S. Cusick John S. Cusick
Click to open document 09/19/2019 MOTION-COUNS PRO HAC VICE (FOREIGN COUNSEL) OP American Civil Liberties Union Foundation Of Florida, Inc. BY: OP Anton Marino Anton Marino
Click to open document 09/19/2019 PAY PRO HAC VICE FEE-100 OP American Civil Liberties Union Foundation Of Florida, Inc. BY: OP Anton Marino Anton Marino
Click to open document 09/19/2019 MOTION-COUNS PRO HAC VICE (FOREIGN COUNSEL) OP Brennan Center For Justice, Inc. BY: OP Eliza Sweren-Becker Eliza Sweren-Becker
Click to open document 09/19/2019 MOTION-COUNS PRO HAC VICE (FOREIGN COUNSEL) OP Brennan Center For Justice, Inc. BY: OP Sean Morales-Doyle Sean Morales-Doyle
Click to open document 09/19/2019 MOTION-COUNS PRO HAC VICE (FOREIGN COUNSEL) OP American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. BY: OP R. Orion Danjuma Rodkangyil Orion Danjuma
Click to open document 09/19/2019 MOTION-COUNS PRO HAC VICE (FOREIGN COUNSEL) OP American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc. BY: OP Jonathan S. Topaz Jonathan S. Topaz
Click to open document 09/20/2019 ORDER-COUNSEL PRO HAC VICE GR (FOREIGN COUNSEL) The motion to appear pro hac vice filed in the above cause by Leah C. Aden, on behalf of the NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund, Inc., is hereby granted contingent upon counsel's payment of the $100.00 fee required by section 25.241(2)(a), Florida Statutes (2015), within ten days from the date of this order. FAILURE TO TIMELY COMPLY WITH THE PAYMENT REQUIREMENT COULD RESULT IN THIS ORDER BEING VACATED AND THE MOTION BEING DENIED.
Click to open document 09/20/2019 ORDER-COUNSEL PRO HAC VICE GR (FOREIGN COUNSEL) The motion to appear pro hac vice filed in the above cause by John S. Cusick, on behalf of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc., is hereby granted contingent upon counsel's payment of the $100.00 fee required by section 25.241(2)(a), Florida Statutes (2015), within ten days from the date of this order. FAILURE TO TIMELY COMPLY WITH THE PAYMENT REQUIREMENT COULD RESULT IN THIS ORDER BEING VACATED AND THE MOTION BEING DENIED.
Click to open document 09/20/2019 ORDER-COUNSEL PRO HAC VICE GR (FOREIGN COUNSEL) The motion to appear pro hac vice filed in the above cause by Anton Marino, on behalf of the American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Florida, is hereby granted and counsel's payment of the $100.00 fee required by section 25.241(2)(a), Florida Statutes (2015), was received by this Court on September 19, 2019.
Click to open document 09/20/2019 ORDER-COUNSEL PRO HAC VICE GR (FOREIGN COUNSEL) The motion to appear pro hac vice filed in the above cause by Eliza Sweren-Becker, on behalf of the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law, is hereby granted contingent upon counsel's payment of the $100.00 fee required by section 25.241(2)(a), Florida Statutes (2015), within ten days from the date of this order. FAILURE TO TIMELY COMPLY WITH THE PAYMENT REQUIREMENT COULD RESULT IN THIS ORDER BEING VACATED AND THE MOTION BEING DENIED.
Click to open document 09/20/2019 ORDER-COUNSEL PRO HAC VICE GR (FOREIGN COUNSEL) The motion to appear pro hac vice filed in the above cause by Sean Morales-Doyle, on behalf of the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law, is hereby granted contingent upon counsel's payment of the $100.00 fee required by section 25.241(2)(a), Florida Statutes (2015), within ten days from the date of this order. FAILURE TO TIMELY COMPLY WITH THE PAYMENT REQUIREMENT COULD RESULT IN THIS ORDER BEING VACATED AND THE MOTION BEING DENIED.
Click to open document 09/20/2019 ORDER-COUNSEL PRO HAC VICE GR (FOREIGN COUNSEL) The motion to appear pro hac vice filed in the above cause by Rodkangyil Orion Danjuma, on behalf of the American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, is hereby granted contingent upon counsel's payment of the $100.00 fee required by section 25.241(2)(a), Florida Statutes (2015), within ten days from the date of this order. FAILURE TO TIMELY COMPLY WITH THE PAYMENT REQUIREMENT COULD RESULT IN THIS ORDER BEING VACATED AND THE MOTION BEING DENIED.
Click to open document 09/20/2019 ORDER-COUNSEL PRO HAC VICE GR (FOREIGN COUNSEL) The motion to appear pro hac vice filed in the above cause by Jonathan S. Topaz, on behalf of the American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, is hereby granted contingent upon counsel's payment of the $100.00 fee required by section 25.241(2)(a), Florida Statutes (2015), within ten days from the date of this order. FAILURE TO TIMELY COMPLY WITH THE PAYMENT REQUIREMENT COULD RESULT IN THIS ORDER BEING VACATED AND THE MOTION BEING DENIED.
Click to open document 09/23/2019 REQUEST-ORAL ARGUMENT PR The Florida House Of Representatives BY: WD Adam S. Tanenbaum 117498 Request by Florida House of Representatives to Participate in Oral Argument
Click to open document 09/23/2019 PAY PRO HAC VICE FEE-100 OP Bonnie Raysor BY: OP Danielle M. Lang Danielle M. Lang
Click to open document 09/23/2019 PAY PRO HAC VICE FEE-100 OP Bonnie Raysor BY: OP Molly E. Danahy Molly E. Danahy
Click to open document 09/24/2019 REQUEST-ORAL ARGUMENT OP American Civil Liberties Union Foundation Of Florida, Inc. BY: OP Daniel B. Tilley 102882 Request by Interested Parties American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Florida, American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc., Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law, Florida State Conference of Branches and Youth Units of the NAACP, Orange County Branch of the NAACP, and League of Women Voters of Florida to Participate in Oral Argument
09/24/2019 Pro Hac Vice 2019 - 1032988 Amount: $200 Sean Morales-Doyle and Eliza Sweren-Becker
Click to open document 09/24/2019 LETTER OP Brennan Center For Justice, Inc. BY: OP Eliza Sweren-Becker Regarding filing fee for Eliza Sweren-Becker & Sean-Morales Doyle
Click to open document 10/03/2019 REPLY BRIEF-MERITS OP Fair Elections Center BY: OP Jon Sherman Reply Brief of Interested Party Fair Elections Center
Click to open document 10/03/2019 REPLY BRIEF-MERITS PE1 Adam Richardson 94886 BY: PE1 Adam Richardson 94886 Reply Brief of Interested Party Adam Richardson
Click to open document 10/03/2019 REPLY BRIEF-MERITS PR Laurel M. Lee 177581 BY: PR Mohammad O. Jazil 72556 Reply Brief of Secretary of State, Laurel M. Lee
Click to open document 10/03/2019 APPENDIX-MERIT BRIEF PR Laurel M. Lee 177581 BY: PR Mohammad O. Jazil 72556 Supplemental Appendix to Reply Brief of Secretary of State, Laurel M. Lee
Click to open document 10/03/2019 REPLY BRIEF-MERITS OP Bonnie Raysor BY: OP Chad W. Dunn 119137 Reply Brief of Interested Parties Bonnie Raysor, Diane Sherrill, and Lee Hoffman
Click to open document 10/03/2019 REPLY BRIEF-MERITS PR Ron Desantis BY: PR Joshua E. Pratt 119347 Governor Ron DeSantis' Reply Brief
Click to open document 10/03/2019 REPLY BRIEF-MERITS OP American Civil Liberties Union Foundation Of Florida, Inc. BY: OP Daniel B. Tilley 102882 Reply Brief of Interested Parties The American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Florida, American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc., Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law, Florida State Conference of Branches and Youth Units of the NAACP, Orange County Branch of the NAACP, and League of Women Voters of Florida **Stricken 10/4/19, exceeds page limit.**
Click to open document 10/04/2019 ORDER-BRIEF STRICKEN (NON-COMPLIANCE) Interested parties American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Florida, American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc., Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law, Florida State Conference of Branches and Youth Units of the NAACP, Orange County Branch of the NAACP, and League of Women Voters of Florida's reply brief, which was filed with this Court on October 3, 2019, is hereby stricken, as it exceeds the page limit set forth by the order of this Court dated August 29, 2019. Said interested parties are hereby directed, on or before October 11, 2019, to file an amended reply brief which does not exceed 20 pages.
Click to open document 10/04/2019 LETTER OP Naacp Legal Defense And Educational Fund, Inc. BY: OP Leah C. Aden Letter regarding pro hac vice fee payment - Leah C. Aden
Click to open document 10/04/2019 LETTER OP Naacp Legal Defense And Educational Fund, Inc. BY: OP John S. Cusick Letter regarding pro hac vice fee payment - John S. Cusick
10/04/2019 Pro Hac Vice 2019 - 1033045 Amount: $100 Leah C. Aden
10/04/2019 Pro Hac Vice 2019 - 1033046 Amount: $100 John S. Cusick
Click to open document 10/07/2019 REPLY AMD BRIEF-MERITS OP American Civil Liberties Union Foundation Of Florida, Inc. BY: OP Daniel B. Tilley 102882 Reply Brief of Interested Parties The American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Florida, American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc., Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law, Florida State Conference of Branches and Youth Units of the NAACP, Orange County Branch of the NAACP, and League of Women Voters of Florida
Click to open document 10/08/2019 MOTION-STRIKE PE1 Adam Richardson 94886 BY: PE1 Adam Richardson 94886 Interested Party Adam Richardson's Motion to Strike Secretary Lee's Supplemental Appendix and Certain Portions of Her Reply Brief
Click to open document 10/08/2019 ORDER-RESPONSE/REPLY REQUESTED Interested Party Adam Richardson has filed a "Motion to Strike Secretary Lee's Supplemental Appendix and Certain Portions of Her Reply Brief." Interested Party Secretary of State Laurel M. Lee is hereby requested to file a response to the above-mentioned motion on or before October 16, 2019.
10/16/2019 Pro Hac Vice 2019 - 1033100 Amount: $100 Rodkangyil Orion Danjuma
10/16/2019 Pro Hac Vice 2019 - 1033101 Amount: $100 Jonathan Topaz
Click to open document 10/16/2019 RESPONSE PR Laurel M. Lee 177581 BY: PR Mohammad O. Jazil 72556 Secretary of State's Response to Interested Party Richardson's Motion to Strike
Click to open document 10/17/2019 ORDER-OTHER SUBSTANTIVE GR The Florida Senate's request for enlargement of oral argument time is hereby granted. The time permitted for oral argument on November 6, 2019, is expanded to a maximum of thirty minutes to the side. All parties who have filed a brief and have asked to be heard are permitted to participate in oral argument. However, the parties arguing that the Governor's question should be answered in the affirmative and those arguing that the question should be answered in the negative are advised to present their arguments in a way that avoids undue repetition.
Click to open document 10/17/2019 ORDER-STRIKE DY Interested Party Adam Richardson's Motion to Strike Secretary Lee's Supplemental Appendix and Certain Portions of Her Reply Brief is hereby denied.
Click to open document 10/25/2019 MOTION-COUNS WITHDRAWAL PR The Florida House Of Representatives BY: WD Adam S. Tanenbaum 117498
Click to open document 10/25/2019 NOTICE-APPEARANCE PR The Florida House Of Representatives BY: PR Jonathan L. Williams 117574
Click to open document 10/30/2019 MOTION-OTHER SUBSTANTIVE PR The Florida House Of Representatives BY: PR Jonathan L. Williams 117574 THE FLORIDA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES' MOTION TO ALLOCATE ARGUMENT TIME AND TO SHORTEN THE TIME FOR RESPONSE TO THIS MOTION
Click to open document 10/31/2019 ORDER-OTHER SUBSTANTIVE GR The Florida House of Representatives' Motion to Allocate Argument Time is hereby granted. The time permitted for oral argument on November 6, 2019, is expanded to a maximum of thirty-five minutes to the side. Five minutes are specifically allocated to the Florida House of Representatives.
Click to open document 10/31/2019 ORDER-COUNS WITHDRAWAL GR The motion to withdraw as attorney of record for the Florida House of Representatives is granted and Adam S. Tanenbaum is hereby withdrawn as co-counsel for the referenced interested party.
Click to open document 11/01/2019 MOTION-COUNS PRO HAC VICE (FOREIGN COUNSEL) OP Bonnie Raysor BY: OP Mark P. Gaber Mark P. Gaber
Click to open document 11/01/2019 PAY PRO HAC VICE FEE-100 OP Bonnie Raysor BY: OP Chad W. Dunn 119137 Mark P. Gaber
Click to open document 11/04/2019 ORDER-COUNSEL PRO HAC VICE GR (FOREIGN COUNSEL) The motion to appear pro hac vice filed in the above cause by Mark P. Gaber, on behalf of Bonnie Raysor, Diane Sherrill, and Lee Hoffman, is hereby granted and counsel's payment of the $100.00 fee required by section 25.241(2)(a), Florida Statutes (2015), was received by this Court on November 1, 2019.
Click to open document 11/04/2019 NOTICE-APPEARANCE OP Bonnie Raysor BY: OP Mark P. Gaber
11/06/2019 ORAL ARGUMENT HELD