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.
High Court Expresses Doubts About Drunken Driving LawsThe Supreme Court expressed doubts about laws in dozens of states including Florida that would make it a crime for people suspected of driving drunk to refuse to take alcohol tests.
Insurer, Hospital Tangle About Cost InformationThe Florida Supreme Court is ready to wade into a dispute between State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance and a major Jacksonville hospital about contracts and other documents that contain detailed information about how much the hospital charges for services.
Florida Supreme Court Suspends Miami-Dade JudgeThe Florida Supreme Court suspended a Miami-Dade County judge after two incidents last month in which she appeared impaired --- including an incident in which she had to be removed from the bench and driven home by a bailiff.
Justices Mull Tax Fight Over Pay TelevisionThe Florida Supreme Court on Wednesday waded into a constitutional fight about a higher state tax rate for satellite-television companies than for their cable TV competitors.

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