Court To Take Up Miami Gardens Mayoral Candidate AppealThe Florida Supreme Court has agreed to take up an appeal from a Miami Gardens mayoral candidate who was barred from Tuesday's ballot because a bank returned a qualifying-fee check.
Court Clears Way For Prosecutors In Death Penalty CasesA state appeals court Wednesday rejected lower-court rulings that blocked prosecutors from seeking death sentences in four murder cases.
Judge Denies Racism, Sexism AllegationsA Jacksonville circuit judge is flatly denying the accusations of inappropriate conduct.
Racism Allegations Against Judge Enter Death Row CaseRacism allegations against Judge Mark Hulsey have entered a death row case.
High Court Tosses Teen's Life Sentence For MurderA life sentence given to a Florida teen convicted of beating a 16-year old rival to death has been tossed out by Florida's Supreme Court.
Justices Try To Sort Out Death Penalty LawThe Florida Supreme Court on Tuesday heard arguments in a case focused on whether the state's new death penalty law is constitutional.
Justices Look At Semantics, 'Common Sense' In Slots FightA tiny horse track on Tuesday tried to convince Florida Supreme Court justices that it should have slot machines.
State Supreme Court To Hear Arguments Over Breath TestsThis September, the state's highest court will hear arguments in a challenge to the constitutionality of a state law that allows people to be prosecuted for refusing to take breath tests when suspected of drunken driving.
Gov. Scott Defends Power To Appoint JudgesGov. Rick Scott has asked the Florida Supreme Court to reject challenges to his authority to appoint four judges.
Defense Lawyers Question Death Penalty Jury InstructionsDefense lawyers are attacking a new law aimed at fixing Florida's death penalty sentencing structure.
Justices Rule On Stops Over License PlatesThe Florida Supreme Court made clear Thursday that police officers have broad authority to pull over motorists whose license plates are not fully visible.
Florida Supreme Court To Weigh In On Death Row SentencesThe state's highest court has heard arguments in the case of a death row inmate which could potentially impact nearly 400 more condemned prisoners.