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Jackie Roys Introduces Florida Supreme Court Justice R. Fred Lewis at Local Meeting

                         Jackie Roys - Chief Justice Lewis - Melissa Murphy
                        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