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Fla. Supreme Court Rules Fla. Virtual School Can Sue Rival

Florida’s main online school has been given the green light by the Florida Supreme Court to sue over trademark infringement.

09/18/2014

Suspended Miami Lakes Mayor Michael Pizzi arrives at federal court in Miami on Oct. 25, 2013. (Source: CBS4)

State’s High Court To Take Up Miami Lakes Mayor Dispute

The Florida Supreme Court has agreed to speed up a case about whether Michael Pizzi should be reinstated as the Mayor of Miami Lakes after being acquitted of federal corruption charges.

09/10/2014

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Coalition Wants Supreme Court To Hear Map Case

A coalition that challenged Florida’s congressional districts is asking the state’s Supreme Court to hear their case.

09/09/2014

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Florida Supreme Court Stands Pat On Red Light Camera Ruling

Rejecting arguments by the city of Aventura, the Florida Supreme Court has refused to reconsider a June ruling which sided with drivers who challenged the local red-light camera ordinances in Aventura and Orlando.

09/09/2014

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In Shadows Of Redistricting Ruling, Senate Case Looms

Amid the congressional redistricting lawsuit and its possible effect on elections, there is a similar fight over the state Senate’s map.

09/08/2014

Judge Gisele Pollack was arrested on May 1, 2014 on multiple DUI charges. (Source: BSO)

Suspended Broward Judge Pleads Guilty To DUI

A suspended Broward judge pleaded guilty to one charge of driving under the influence under a plea deal on Thursday.

09/04/2014

Former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist stands at the podium during a walkthrough during day two of the Democratic National Convention at Time Warner Cable Arena on September 5, 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Governor’s Race Will Also Shape Florida Supreme Court

The race for governor in the state of Florida could have some interesting effects depending on who is elected.

08/12/2014

Florida Capitol Complex (Source: dms.myflorida.com)

News Media Wants Access To Redistricting Records

News media organizations are asking Florida’s Supreme Court to make public the documents used in Florida’s redistricting trial.

07/21/2014

CHICAGO - JANUARY 18: Patrons of the Marshall McGearty Tobacco Artisans cigarette lounge, owned by the R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., use an ash tray January 18, 2006 in Chicago, Illinois. The upscale lounge, which opened this week, is unaffected by Chicago's tough new anti-smoking ordinance that also took effect this week. The measure prohibits smoking in most public places. (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Tobacco Company Vows To Fight $23.6 Billion In Damages

The nation’s No. 2 cigarette maker is vowing to fight a jury verdict of $23.6 billion in punitive damages in a lawsuit filed by the widow of a longtime smoker who died of lung cancer.

07/20/2014

Florida Capitol Complex (Source: dms.myflorida.com)

Online Travel, Juvenile Sentencing Among Issues Facing Court

The Florida Supreme Court began an annual summer break last week, taking a breather from its routine of issuing opinions each Thursday in complex legal disputes and the steady flow of death-penalty appeals.

07/14/2014

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