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Absentee ballots (Source: CBS4)

Florida’s New Absentee Ballot Directive Gets Pushback

A statewide directive dealing with absentee ballots is rankling some election supervisors in Florida.

12/03/2013

Courtroom Generic Gavel Scales of Justice

Lethal Injection Cocktail Debate Headed Back to Florida Supremes

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.

11/26/2013

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Obamacare Key Dates In 2014

Implementation of the health reform law continues through 2014 with these key dates.

11/25/2013

Tax Refund

Sen. Nelson Demands Crackdown On ID Thieves Stealing Tax Refunds

U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL) is calling for new and tougher federal laws to crackdown on identity thieves who use someone else’s name to steal their tax refunds.

11/07/2013

Florida Legislature. (Source: AP)

Florida House To Vote On “Stand Your Ground” Repeal

The state’s “Stand Your Ground” self-defense law has been a widely discussed, even protested law–especially so after George Zimmerman was acquitted of murder charges in July for the shooting death of Trayvon Martin. On Thursday, the state’s Republican-controlled House is expected to keep intact the state’s law.

11/06/2013

(Courtesy: Leyza Blanco)

Members Of South Florida’s Legal Community Gather To Help Colleague Fight Cancer

Members of South Florida’s legal community are rallying around a colleague diagnosed with an aggressive form of cancer.

10/05/2013

Sybrina Fulton (Source: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Trayvon Martin’s Mother Speaks Out Against Racial Profiling

After the shooting death of her 17-year old son, Trayvon Martin’s mother has spoken out against the practice of stop-and-frisk and racial profiling on Sunday.

CBS Miami–08/18/2013

(Source: CBS4)

Changes To Red Light Camera Law Starting July 1st

Changes are coming to the laws regulating red light cameras across Florida. They will impact the way you fight a red light camera ticket and when you can be busted for making an illegal right turn on red.

06/27/2013

Governor Rick Scott

Scott Signs Human Trafficking Bill Into Law

Governor Rick Scott signed a bill into law Thursday to bring relief to victims of human trafficking.

CBS Miami–05/31/2013

(Photo credit should read ADALBERTO ROQUE/AFP/Getty Images)

Frequent Cuban Hunger Striker Comes To Miami

With Cuban Independence Day just around the corner, a frequent Cuban hunger strike traveled to Miami for the holiday.

05/12/2013

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