If you are unsatisfied with the outcome of your civil court case, you can request for an appeal; unlike in criminal cases, both parties in a civil case have the right to appeal decisions made in court(...)
Farmworker Freedom March -April 18, 2010, Lakeland, Florida
April 18 2010 March organized by Coalition of Immokalee Workers in Florida seeking one penny more/pound for picking tomatoes. Yum Brands, McDonalds, Burger King and Whole Foods have already agreed to pay the penny/pound increase, but the growers are still withholding the pay increase. Some migrant farm workers have been found by the courts to be working in slave-like conditions, similar to enslavement of Blacks prior to the Civil War. Farm worker conditions have included being locked in box cars at night with little ventilation and no toilet.
Voters will decide Nov. 4 whether to retain three judges on the Florida 2nd District Court of Appeal. The court sits in Lakeland and hears appeals in criminal and civil cases from Pasco, Pinellas, Hillsborough, Charlotte, Collier, DeSoto, Glades, Hardee, Hendry, Highlands, Lee, Manatee, Polk and Sarasota counties.