Court News

Judge Morris Silberman Elected Secretary/Treasurer

1/16/19, 7:31 AM

Judge Morris Silberman Elected Secretary/Treasurer of the Council of Chief Judges of the State Courts of Appeal.

Judge Nelly N. Khouzam named chief judge-elect

1/14/19, 9:45 AM

Judge Nelly N. Khouzam named chief judge-elect.

Second District Court of Appeal Space & Location Needs Study

12/19/18, 2:13 PM

The Second District Court of Appeal is the only Florida appellate court that operates from two locations, Lakeland and Tampa.  In 2016, the Florida Legislature funded this study to examine the court's space and location needs and the associated costs and benefits for consolidation.

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Oral Argument Policy Updated

12/19/18, 12:00 PM

The Second District has expanded the cases that are provisionally set for oral argument upon request.  Oral argument in most appeals and original proceedings will be set upon a timely request that complies with Florida Rule of Appellate Procedure 9.320. 

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