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.
Hospital, Insurer Clash Over Payment InformationThe Florida Supreme Court grappled with questions about how much info a hospital should be required to disclose about its charges for care.
Supreme Court Blocks Abortion LawA divided Florida Supreme Court temporarily blocked a state requirement that women wait 24 hours before receiving an abortion.
Florida Supreme Court Halts Abortion Waiting Period - For NowFlorida's Supreme Court has waded into the fight over the state's 24-hour waiting period for abortions.
Justices: Individuals Being Questioned Must Be Told When Lawyer Is PresentIndividuals who are voluntarily being questioned by authorities have to be told when a lawyer is present, the Florida Supreme Court decided on Thursday.