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Kiosks Could Help Floridians Get Access To Legal Aid

People needing help with divorces, foreclosures or child support could use public computers at libraries, shopping malls or courthouses as a type of legal “triage” under a proposal approved Friday by the Florida Commission on Access to Civil Justice.

05/15/2015

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State Rebuffed In Children’s Medicaid Fight

A federal judge last week rejected the state’s latest attempt to end a decade-long lawsuit that contends Florida has not properly provided care to children in the Medicaid program.

05/04/2015

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House Tells High Court Adjourning Early Was Legal

In response to a lawsuit filed by state Senate Democrats, the leadership of the Florida House has told the state’s highest court that it had the power to adjourn three days before the schedule end of the session.

05/01/2015

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Supreme Court Hears Same-Sex Marriage Arguments

The Supreme Court is hearing arguments Tuesday in several cases about the right of same-sex couples to marry.

04/28/2015

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Bill Allowing Child Rape Victims To Record Attackers Headed To Gov.

A bill that would allow children who are victims or potential victims of rape to secretly record their attackers is headed to Florida Governor Rick Scott.

04/24/2015

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Death Sentence For Cop Killer Overturned

Florida’s highest court has overturned the death sentence of a mentally ill man who shot and killed a Tampa police officer during a scuffle in August 2009.

04/23/2015

Florida Governor Rick Scott attends a road expansion event at the Casa Maiz restaurant where he fieldeds questions from reporters about climate change on March 9, 2015 in Hialeah, Florida. Recent reports indicate that the Florida governor allegedly issued orders for certain state agencies to not to use the term 'climate change' or 'global warming' in any official communications, emails, or reports. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Gov. Scott Suing Feds For Withholding Hospital Funds

Florida Gov. Rick Scott said Thursday he is suing the Obama administration for withholding hospital funds because the state won’t expand Medicaid.

04/16/2015

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Supreme Court Turns Down Red-Light Camera Case

The Florida Supreme Court this week declined to hear an appeal in a potentially far-reaching case about the way local governments administer red-light camera programs.

04/15/2015

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Appeals Court Rejects Lawsuit Sparked By Florida Gov. Scott

Gov. Rick Scott can continue to use a blind trust instead of providing a detailed accounting of his finances after a state appeals court tossed out a challenge to a Florida law on Monday.

02/23/2015

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Pizzi Wins A Round In Mayoral Fight

Michael Pizzi was back in a court room Wednesday but a civil, not criminal court room.

02/11/2015

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