Florida Supreme Court Weighs Miami-Dade Judge's Facebook Friendship Justices will hear arguments about whether a Miami-Dade County circuit judge should be disqualified from a case because she is a Facebook friend with a lawyer for one of the parties. The outcome could have reverberations in courthouses across the state, as justices weigh whether a Facebook friendship poses the potential for bias.
3rd Trial Begins For Mom In 'Baby Lollipops' KillingProsecutors will step to the plate for a third time in the case of a young child’s death.
Commission: Florida Judge Should Be Suspended For FavoritismA Florida judge could be away from the bench for a little while after doing some things she probably shouldn’t have.
Increased Attorney Fees Backed By Supreme CourtDivided Florida Supreme Court rules attorney was entitled to receive stepped-up fees for representing homeowners against insurance company.
Justices Decline To Hear Charter School BattleJustices turned down an appeal by the Palm Beach County School Board.
State Supreme Court Backs Gov. Scott On Shifting Death Penalty CasesThe Florida Supreme Court has upheld Governor Rick Scott's authority to transfer potential capital-punishment cases away from Orlando-area State Attorney Aramis Ayala because of her refusal to seek the death penalty.
Court's Mea Culpa Doesn't Halt ExecutionThe Florida Supreme Court on Monday rejected a reprieve for a convicted murderer scheduled to be executed Thursday.
Abortion Waiting Period Goes Back To CourtA Tallahassee judge will hold a hearing Wednesday on a request by opponents of the abortion waiting period.
Death Sentenced Tossed In South Florida Girl's MurderThe Florida Supreme Court has ordered a new sentencing hearing for a man convicted of murdering a five-year-old girl whose body was found in a South Florida canal.
Court Orders Release Of Florida Death Row InmateCiting a lack of evidence and the prosecution's failure to seek others who may have had a motive for murder, the state's highest court has ordered the release of a former Air Force sergeant on death row for the deaths of an ex-girlfriend and their son.
Supreme Court Sides With State In TV Tax FightThe Florida Supreme Court on Thursday upheld a law that set different tax rates for cable and satellite television services.
Judge Backs Scott's Removal Of ProsecutorA circuit judge Tuesday signed off on the removal of Central Florida State Attorney Aramis Ayala in the high-profile case of an accused cop-killer.