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Lawyer who called Gov "spawn of Satan" battles Fla Cabinet



Florida Current:

Attorney General Pam Bondi is appealing on behalf of the Cabinet a judge's order that allows lawyer Stephen R. Andrews to buy his rented law office in Tallahassee from the family of the late Gov. LeRoy Collins.

An attorney representing the Collins family heirs called the appeal "unconscionable."

Gov. Rick Scott and the Cabinet agreed in 2012 to exercise their right to buy the property after a deal had been reached between Andrews and Grove Properties Ltd. The state action prompted Andrews to claim the state move was political payback for his opposing Scott during the 2010 election.

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[Last modified: Thursday, October 24, 2013 7:33am]


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