Action by Florida lawmakers to create a new appeals court district based in St. Petersburg clears the way to build a $50 million courthouse in Lakeland for the  2nd District Court of Appeals, Florida Politics reports. The Lakeland courthouse will be named after the late Judge Oliver L. Green, under a legislative deal sealed on Tuesday. | ALSO: Tampa Bay Times | Judge Green’s August 2021 obituary

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  1. Judge Green was a good judge, one whose reputation was built on years of dedicated service. It’s nice to see him honored for his work.

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