Florida Supreme Court
In an effort to cut through the smoke, The Florida Supreme court heard both sides on a proposed constitutional amendment that would allow doctors to prescribe marijuana. Justices are set to issue an opinion on whether the ballot initiative can go before voters in 2014.
The debate about the state’s current cocktail for lethal injections is headed back to the Florida Supreme Court, after a lower court judge ruled the drugs now being used would not violate a convicted murderer’s rights.
A Florida judge Monday ruled in favor of a new drug the state is using in its executions.
The Florida Supreme Court has delayed an execution because of questions about a new drug being used for lethal injections.
The conviction of a Palm Beach County man who was not allowed to use the state’s “stand your ground” self-defense law may be taken up by Florida’s Supreme Court.
In a legal battle that could have implications for other communities, the Florida Supreme Court heard arguments Thursday about whether Orlando and Aventura violated state law in approving red-light camera programs.
The Florida Supreme Court has agreed to hear arguments about the legality of local red-light camera ordinances.
In fallout from a U.S. Supreme Court ruling about juvenile sentencing, Florida’s top court said Thursday that a South Florida teenager sentenced to prison for the violent beating of a middle school girl waiting for a bus, should have been entitled to a bond.
Citing Atticus Finch, the hero in “To Kill a Mockingbird,” the Florida Supreme Court on Thursday ordered a new trial in a 2003 murder and burglary case because of a dispute about a prospective juror.
An infamous former Tampa teacher convicted of having sex with a student is asking the Florida Supreme Court to end her probation.