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Broward Judge Convicted Of DUI To ResignA Broward judge convicted of drunk driving is set to resign at the end of the month.
For 1st Time Since Civil War, Chief Justice Will Keep PostFlorida Chief Justice Jorge Labarga is staying on the job for another two years- something that hasn't happened since the Civil War.
State Supreme Court To Consider Sentencing In Six Death Row CasesIn another sign of the impact of a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that struck down a key part of Florida's death-penalty sentencing system, the state Supreme Court has issued orders allowing six Death Row inmates to file briefs about how the ruling might apply to their cases.
State Moves Forward With Medical Pot Despite ChallengesDespite mounting license challenges, Florida health officials are holding to a deadline for the state's first medical marijuana businesses to seek permission to begin growing non-euphoric cannabis.
Convicted Killer Of 3 Women Scheduled For Florida ExecutionAn execution is scheduled Thursday night for a man found guilty of murdering three women nearly 30 years ago near Tampa.
Judge Booted From Bench Wants Rehearing, Cites PTSDLess than three weeks after the Florida Supreme Court ordered his removal from the bench, a Brevard County judge is seeking a rehearing based on post-traumatic stress disorder.
State Supreme Court To Consider Breath TestsThe Florida Supreme Court has agreed to take up a case challenging the constitutionality of a state law that allows people to be prosecuted for refusing to take breath tests when suspected of drunken driving.
Justices Turn Down University Of Miami Liability CaseIn a case stemming from a brain injury suffered during a baby's delivery, the Florida Supreme Court has decided not to take up a dispute about whether the University of Miami could face liability for the actions of two doctors.
Judge Approves Voting-Rights Groups' Senate MapA state Senate redistricting plan favored by voting-rights organizations was approved Wednesday by a Leon County judge in a move that could shake the Republican Party's grip on power in the Capitol.
Solar Backers Go To Court In Petition DisputeAfter acknowledging this month that the initiative might not make the 2016 ballot, backers of a proposed solar-energy constitutional amendment have filed a federal lawsuit against a petition-gathering firm, court documents show.
Court System Seeks To Bolster CommunicationsPointing to issues such as the emergence of social media and efforts to build support for the judicial branch, the Florida Supreme Court on Monday released a multi-year plan to try to bolster communications about courts throughout the state.
State Supreme Court Denies Stay For Convicted Killer A death row inmate who is scheduled to be put to death next month has been denied a stay of execution by the Florida Supreme Court.

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