4th District Court Of Appeal

Courts Grapple With Dependency Pleas From Undocumented TeensIn a type of case it said has become increasingly common, a South Florida appeals court Wednesday rejected a legal-dependency request for a Guatemalan teen who entered the United States as an undocumented immigrant.
Appeals Court Upholds Ban On Openly Carrying Guns In what judges described as a first-of-its-kind case, an appeals court Wednesday upheld a Florida law that prevents people from openly carrying firearms, finding that the restriction does not violate constitutional rights to bear arms.
Court Rejects Red-Light Citation For Rental Car DriverAn appeals court Wednesday ruled that a rental-car driver's constitutional rights were violated because she did not receive the same treatment as other motorists nabbed by red-light cameras.
Court Sides With Hollywood Motorist In Red-Light Camera CaseOn Wednesday, an appeals court said the city of Hollywood violated state law by relying on a private company to issue traffic citations to red-light runners.
Judge Nixes Woman's $39M Award, Orders Retrial In Tobacco CaseAn ailing former smoker's $39 million judgment against Big Tobacco was reversed Wednesday.