Legislature Poised To Open Courthouse Doors For Undocumented Lawyer

In another sign that the conservative House is warming to the plight of immigrants, the chamber gave overwhelming support Thursday to a proposal that would enable a Mexican-born Eagle Scout to practice law in Florida.


The official groundbreaking for the new $213 million Broward County Courthouse took place Tuesday, August 21, 2012. (Source: CBS4)

Construction On New Broward County Courthouse Gets Underway

There’s a big change ahead for the Broward County Courthouse. The groundbreaking for a brand-new $213 million, 20-story courthouse took place Tuesday morning.


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Panel To Decide Fate Of Empty Miami Federal Building

With home foreclosures near record highs, it’s no surprise to see an empty house. But how about an empty federal building?

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Fl. Senate: Puffing At The Courthouse Door Could Be Snuffed

Tired of having to cough your way through a knot of smoking city workers as you try to get through the door of city hall? The Florida Legislature may clear the air for you, moving forward a bill that could eliminate the smokers huddled at the door of government buildings.


New Issues in Broward Courthouse Mold Case

The saga of the moldy Broward County courthouse continues Thursday in front of a civil court judge. There are two new developments a judge will be asked to sort out — a request for a […]


A guard is now stationed outside the exit doors at the Broward County Courthouse.

Security Beefed Up At Broward’s Courthouse

Security has been beefed up at the Broward County courthouse following an incident last week when a man with a gun walked in through an exit door.


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Judges Want Chambers Checked For Asbestos, Mold

Three Broward judges have moved to temporary offices at the county’s courthouse while their chambers are checked for mold and asbestos.