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Court Keeps Medical Records Sealed In Boca Sex Abuse Case

In a strongly worded opinion, a South Florida appeals court has rejected a defendant’s request to unseal medical records of a teenage girl who was molested at a Boca Raton condominium building.

10/02/2014

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Police Cell Phone Search Ruled Illegal

TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/NSF) – A search of a man’s cell phone that led to finding names of about two dozen other people and Social Security numbers was improper because police did not have a warrant. That […]

08/06/2014

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New Sentencing Hearing Ordered For Man Who Killed His Parents

A state appeals court has ordered a new sentencing hearing for a man, who at the age of 16, killed his parents in their St. Lucie County home.

04/16/2014

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South Florida Judge Nominated For Seat On Federal Appeals Court

U.S. District Judge Robin Rosenbaum of Fort Lauderdale has been nominated by President Barack Obama for a seat on the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.

11/10/2013

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Appeals Court Overturns Sex Offenders Sentence

A man’s 30-year-sentence for sexual battery was thrown out by an appeals court Thursday after the justices ruled that a judge put his religious views in the case.

CBS Miami–11/08/2013

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Court Rules Spence-Jones Can’t Seek Third Term

Miami Commissioner Michelle Spence-Jones will not be able to run for a third term according to a ruling issued by the 3rd District Court of Appeal Wednesday, CBS4 news partner the Miami Herald reported.

CBS Miami–07/24/2013

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Court: Car Insurer Must Cover Damages From Golf Cart Accident

A state appeals court ruled Friday that an automobile insurer must cover damages caused by a policy holder who was driving a modified golf cart at the time of the accident.

CBS Miami–07/05/2013

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Appeals Court Rules Gov. Scott’s Drug Testing Program Went Too Far

Another set back for a Gov. Rick Scott’s state employee drug testing program.

CBS4–05/29/2013

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Scott Heads Back To Court To Drug Test State Workers

Republican Governor Rick Scott won’t give up just yet on his mission to impose random drug testing for thousands of state workers.

CBS Miami–03/22/2013

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Court Tosses Life Sentence In Miami Middle School Murder

There is a major development in the case of a South Florida boy brutally murdered at his middle school nine years ago.
Wednesday, an appeals court tossed out the life prison sentence imposed on Michael Hernandez, convicted of killing his friend Jaime Gough in a bathroom at Southwood Middle School when both were 14 years old.

CBS4–03/20/2013

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