Florida to ban foreign law from use in state courts

Bill: SB1360 (PDF)

Sponsored by Sen. Alan Hays (and Rep. Larry Metz in the House – HB1209), SB1360 states that judicial decisions rendered under foreign laws, codes, or systems are void. The bill applies to actual or foreseeable denials of a natural person’s fundamental liberties, rights, and privileges guaranteed by the State Constitution or the United States Constitution from the application of a foreign law.

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