Court Of Appeals
A Florida appeals court has thrown out two of the four convictions of Casey Anthony for lying to detectives during the investigation of the disappearance of her 2-year-old daughter Caylee.
A federal court has ruled that warrantless cell phone tracking by police is legal.
The battle over a requirement that members of the Florida state employees pension fund pay a 3 percent contribution is far from over. The Florida Supreme Court will consider the ruling by a circuit court judge invalidating the contribution, bypassing the court of appeals.
The 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Miami has thrown out the 17-year prison sentence to dirty bomb terror suspect Jose Padilla saying the sentence was too lenient.
The courts have cleared the way for the state of Florida to execute a man who has outlived for more than three decades a death sentence for a killing a Coral Gables police officer.
A federal appeals court panel on Friday struck down the requirement in President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul package that virtually all Americans must carry health insurance or face penalties. Florida had joined with a number of other states to have he whole plan tossed out.
In Tallahassee, they called it the Taj Mahal, a new district courthouse so elaborate, luxurious, and costly that the state was embarrassed. Now, the judge who pushed the project has been hauled up on judicial ethics charges.
The NFL will open its doors for business starting Friday morning, according to NFL spokesman Greg Aiello via profootballtalk.com. Still, the league year won’t open until a later date, meaning no trading of players is expected during Thursday night’s draft.
Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi has asked the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals for an expedited, full-court hearing of the state’s lawsuit against the federal healthcare reform package.