Florida Supreme Court Rejects Appeal In Broward Girl's MurderThe Florida Supreme Court has unanimously rejected an appeal by a Death Row inmate convicted of murdering an 11-year-old Broward County girl nearly three decades ago.
Plaintiffs Back Off Changes To Tampa-Area DistrictsA coalition of voting-rights organizations has withdrawn two state Senate redistricting proposals it had submitted to a Leon County judge, virtually ensuring that at least one district will cross Tampa Bay when the legal fight ends.
Email To Attorney Could Lead To Discipline Of Broward JudgeA Broward County circuit judge could face disciplinary action after a series of events that stemmed from an email to an assistant public defender.
Supreme Court To Consider Changes To Florida's Political MapFlorida's Supreme Court will again take up the issue of the state's congressional districts.
Lawmakers Ponder New Redistricting MethodsAfter a second consecutive redistricting session fell apart Thursday and the Legislature went home yet again without passing a map, lawmakers' message was more or less: We told you so.
Senate Defeats Redistricting Map; Session CrashesA last-ditch effort to keep the courts from drawing state Senate districts collapsed Thursday, as senators voted down a plan proposed by the House and a special session called to draw the lines crashed to an end.
House Tosses Revamped Redistricting Plan Back To SenateHouse lawmakers voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to approve a redistricting plan for the state Senate, setting up the delicate endgame for a three-week special session called to finally bring Florida's political boundaries into line with a voter-approved ban on gerrymandering.
House Redistricting Lines Veer Away From Senate PlanThe House redistricting committee voted along party lines Monday to approve its version of new districts for the state Senate, potentially setting up a battle with the upper chamber as a special session on the map entered its final week.
Court: University Of Florida Can Ban Guns In Dorm RoomsAn appeals court may have just helped empty the loaded question of whether or not guns should be allowed on campus, or at least jammed it for now.
Senate Changes Map Amid Miami-Dade QuestionsThe political realities of redistricting burst into the open Tuesday, as the Senate approved a proposal increasing the Hispanic share of three of the chamber's South Florida seats over objections from Democrats who argued the move was an attempt to prevent incumbents from running against each other.
Justices To Weigh In On Taxes On Online Flower SalesFlorida Supreme Court justices will tangle next week with a constitutional question about whether Florida should be able to collect sales taxes on flowers ordered online and delivered in other states.
Senators Joust Over Maps Ahead Of Key VoteOne day before a high-stakes committee meeting, there were few signs Thursday that state senators were any closer to agreement on how the chamber's 40 districts should be drawn or numbered to comply with a voter-approved constitutional amendment banning political gerrymandering.