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Florida Supreme Court to hold arguments remotely
(Source: Florida Department of Law Enforcement)
Source: MGN Online / Photo: Cheryl Holt
Posted at 11:01 AM, Apr 14, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-14 11:06:02-04
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Supreme Court is planning to use videoconferencing to hear arguments on cases before them next month.
The court said in a press release Tuesday that it will be the first time in its history it is holding arguments remotely.
It is doing so as a safety precaution because of the coronavirus.
Cases include an advisory opinion on whether a proposed recreational marijuana constitutional amendment can appear on the 2022 ballot.
The arguments will be broadcast live through the court's website and Facebook page.
Cases will be heard on May 6 starting at 9 a.m.
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