Florida Supreme Court Justice R. Fred Lewis is introduced to Cobb Cole attorney
Melissa B. Murphy by Rice & Rose attorney Jacquelyn Roys, second from left,
Friday, October 12, 2012, before speaking to the Volusia Flagler Association
of Woman Lawyers at the Halifax River Yacht Club.
Bench challenge: High court justice tours state trying to keep job
By Lyda Longa
Friday, October 12, 2012
DAYTONA BEACH — A sitting Florida Supreme Court justice told a small group here on Friday that he faces a challenge like no other come November — the possible loss of his seat on the high court.
Justice Fred Lewis spoke to a roomful of his colleagues at the Halifax River Yacht Club about the challenge he and two other Supreme Court justices — Barbara Pariente and Peggy Quince — face on Nov. 6 when they're up for merit retention.
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Posted October 15, 2012