“Florida Coastal School of Law Professor Rod Sullivan said the statutes were intended to apply to a rash of repeat violent offenders that the state faced when the laws were constructed. His biggest criticisms are that they don’t take into account those who have no previous criminal records or those who possessed a gun but did not actually use it to commit the crime.”
“I would say this is probably the most far-reaching case that the court has heard in the last 20 years,” said Rod Sullivan, a professor at Florida Coastal School of Law, said of the health care law.
Sullivan said what the country’s nine Supreme Court justices decide next week could not only change the fate of health care but also the scope of what the federal government can do.
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Rod Sullivan, a professor with the Florida Coastal School of Law, explained how Best Bet Jacksonville was able to open to FirstCoastNews.com.
“(The law) was drafted to apply to a few number of pari-mutuel license holders and nobody else,” Sullivan explained. “What they have to do is offer a certain number of races on 140 days out of the year. If they have 140 racing days that they’re simulcasting, then they’re legal.”
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Rod Sullivan, a constitutional law professor at Florida Coastal School of Law in Jacksonville, agrees that the law is probably unconstitutional regarding random testing of employees who aren’t in such “safety-sensitive” positions.
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