Florida Supreme Court
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Florida Supreme Court judges heard arguments on Thursday in the debate over sentencing juveniles who have been convicted of first-degree murder.
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.
The Florida Supreme court said police will need warrants before tracking criminal suspects using their cell-phone information.
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.
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.