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Florida Legislature Adds Protections For Pregnant Women

Florida is making it clear that anti-discrimination laws extend to mothers-to-be.

9 hours ago

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State’s High Court Asked To Consider Law On Carrying Guns

A man arrested in 2012 has asked the Florida Supreme Court to take up a constitutional challenge to a state law that prevents people from openly carrying firearms.

04/21/2015

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Supreme Court Turns Down Red-Light Camera Case

The Florida Supreme Court this week declined to hear an appeal in a potentially far-reaching case about the way local governments administer red-light camera programs.

04/15/2015

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Justices Back Family Of Athlete Who Collapsed

The Florida Supreme Court sided with a family that filed a negligence suit against the Lee County School Board after a 15-year-old boy collapsed during a high-school soccer game in 2008.

04/02/2015

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Appeals Court Weighs Workers Comp Law

A South Florida appeals court Monday heard arguments in a challenge to the constitutionality of the state’s workers-compensation insurance system — as two other closely watched challenges also await rulings at the Florida Supreme Court.

03/30/2015

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Supreme Court Decision Reopens Juvenile Sentences

Florida inmates serving life sentences for crimes they committed as juveniles should be resentenced under guidelines that went into effect last year, the Florida Supreme Court unanimously ruled Thursday.

03/19/2015

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Florida Supreme Court Orders New Sentences In Juvenile Cases

Florida’s Supreme Court has ordered re-sentencing hearings for four people convicted of felonies they had committed while they were juveniles.

03/19/2015

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House Passes Secret Recording Bill

A newly approved bill would allow a person to secretly record conversations if they involve discussions of sexual assault and illegal acts involving force or violence.

03/18/2015

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Judge Imperato May Face Suspension In DUI Case

Broward County circuit Judge Cynthia Imperato, who was charged with driving under the influence in 2013, is facing a fine of up to $5,000 and a 20 suspension without pay.

03/02/2015

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Justices Say Knowledge Is Key In Hit-And-Run Case Convictions

The Florida Supreme Court ruled, unanimously, motorists have to know they were involved in a crash in order to be convicted in a hit and run case.

02/26/2015

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