Florida Supreme Court

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Secret Recordings Force New Trial In Sex-Abuse Case

A man convicted of sexually abusing his stepdaughter should receive a new trial because of the improper use of secret recordings made by the alleged victim, the Florida Supreme Court ruled Thursday.

12/11/2014

425 Million Jackpot Draws Hopeful Lottery Ticket Buyers

Florida Court Hears Couple’s Lottery Winnings Dispute

A couple, who had been in a long-term relationship, have gone to court over a $1 million winning lottery ticket dispute. On Thursday the Florida Supreme Court heard the arguments on how to possibly distribute the winnings.

12/04/2014

Jameis Winston #5 of the Florida State Seminoles warms up before their game against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish at Doak Campbell Stadium on October 18, 2014 in Tallahassee, Florida.  (Source: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Jameis Winston Student Misconduct Hearing Underway

The student code of conduct hearing involving Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston began Tuesday, approximately two years after a female student said he sexually assaulted her in December 2012.

12/02/2014

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GOP Consultants Want To Delay Release Of Documents

A series of emails and documents could expose the role that Republican consultants played in drawing new congressional districts. But a Gainesville-based political consultant doesn’t want to take that chance and asked the Florida Supreme Court Tuesday to delay the release of the documents.

11/18/2014

Redistricting Map 2012 (Source: CBS4)

Supreme Court: Release Redistricting Documents

The Florida Supreme Court on Thursday unanimously rejected a Republican political consultant’s efforts to keep his redistricting records private, promising to give the public its first glimpse of documents that helped lead to the state’s congressional districts being thrown out this summer.

11/13/2014

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Supreme Court Ponders Life Sentences For Juveniles

Florida Supreme Court judges heard arguments on Thursday in the debate over sentencing juveniles who have been convicted of first-degree murder.

11/06/2014

Jameis Winston #5 of the Florida State Seminoles on the field during pregame against the Clemson Tigers at Doak Campbell Stadium on September 20, 2014 in Tallahassee, Florida.  (Source: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Winston Complies With School Hearing Deadline

Quarterback Jameis Winston has complied with the first deadline in Florida State’s code of conduct hearing process, the adviser for the Winston family said Friday.

10/17/2014

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Supreme Court Rejects Cell-Phone Tracking By Police

The Florida Supreme court said police will need warrants before tracking criminal suspects using their cell-phone information.

10/16/2014

Jameis Winston #5 of the Florida State Seminoles walks off the field after beating the Oklahoma State Cowboys 37-31 during the Advocare Cowboys Classic at AT&T Stadium on August 30, 2014 in Arlington, Texas.  (Source: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Winston Hearing May Not Have Quick Resolution

The resolution to Florida State’s code of conduct investigation of Jameis Winston may not come before the end of the football season despite imminent deadlines in the process.

10/16/2014

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Court Rules Cell Phones Can’t Be Used For Tracking Without Warrant

Florida’s highest court said Thursday police in Florida have no right to use a cell phone to track someone’s movements without a warrant.

10/16/2014

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