Evolution of Justice in Florida - Historical Panels

Arranged in broadly chronological order, forty panels are currently on display in the supreme court building in Tallahassee, Florida.


13. First Chief Justice Thomas Douglas
14. The Right to Trial by Jury: Flint River Steamboat
15. Constitutional Conventions
16. Justice Hart and the Impeachment of Gov. Reed
17. The Presidential Election of 1876
18. Separation of Powers: Bisbee v. Drew
19. County Judges
20. The Case of the Cracker Cowboy
21. Bench and Bar of 1899
22. Women on Juries: Hoyt v. Florida
23. Montgomery v. State
24. Old Capitol Courtroom
25. Forty Years on the Court
26. 1948 Construction of the Supreme Court Building
27. Dedication of the Supreme Court Building, Dec. 28, 1945


Evolution of Justice in Florida - PART II

Historical Panels 13 to 27

The creation of this document was funded through the generosity of the Florida Supreme Court Historical Society. The original exhibit of 40 historical panels was part of the initiative to enhance public trust and confidence in our state‚Äôs justice system. The panels are on public display in the Supreme Court Building

The Historical Society is committed to promoting the understanding of the importance of a strong, independent judiciary in our governmental balance of power.

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