Supreme Court

The U.S. Supreme Court building June 27, 2012 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Supreme Court Rules In Favor Of Broadcasters Over Aereo

Internet start up company Aereo Inc., which takes television programs from the airwaves and allows subscribers to watch them on smartphones and other portable devices, will have to pay broadcasters for their programming if they want to continue.

06/25/2014

Redistricting Map 2012 (Source: CBS4)

Court Admits It Was Wrong To Intervene In Redistricting Trial

A highly unusual statement came out of the 1st District Court of Appeal Thursday on the drawing on new political maps.

06/19/2014

Money

Lawyers File Petition To Boost Bar Dues To Aid The Poor

A coalition of attorneys, including former Supreme Court Justice Raoul Cantero, filed a petition Monday with the state’s top court seeking to hike fees on lawyers to help fund legal services for the poor.

06/16/2014

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Supreme Court Upholds ‘Timely Justice’ Law

The Florida Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the constitutionality of a 2013 law that legislative supporters said would reduce delays in carrying out the death penalty.

06/12/2014

Florida Capitol Complex (Source: dms.myflorida.com)

Both Sides Confident As Redistricting Trial Ends

A historic challenge to the congressional districts drawn by state lawmakers two years ago is now in the hands of a Leon County circuit judge after a trial in the case wrapped up Wednesday.

06/04/2014

Judge Gisele Pollack was arrested on May 1, 2014 on multiple DUI charges. (Source: BSO)

Broward Judge Seeks Pay During Alcohol-Related Suspension

Attorneys for a suspended Broward County judge are asking the Florida Supreme Court to allow her to continue getting paid while she undergoes treatment for a drinking problem.

05/29/2014

Redistricting Map 2012 (Source: CBS4)

Voting Groups Can Use GOP Operative’s Documents In Lawsuit

Overturning an appellate court ruling, the Florida Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered a Tallahassee judge to allow a GOP consultant’s documents to be considered in a trial about the Legislature’s 2012 redistricting effort, a move one justice called “unprecedented.”

05/27/2014

Execution Chamber on Florida's Death Row as seen by witnesses. (Source: Florida Department of Corrections)

U.S. Supreme Court Rejects Florida’s Use Of IQ Rule For Death Row Inmates

Siding with a Death Row inmate convicted of killing a pregnant woman in 1978, the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected Florida’s use of a “rigid” IQ score in determining whether defendants should be shielded from execution because they are intellectually disabled.

05/27/2014

(Source: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Gov. Rick Scott To Release Financial Documents

Florida Gov. Rick Scott has promised to release tax returns and financial details that are required by the courts.

05/15/2014

State Capitol (Source: David Sutta/CBS4)

Next Governor Could Reshape Supreme Court

Florida’s GOP-dominated House approved a proposed constitutional amendment Wednesday that could give the winner of November’s gubernatorial election the power to reshape the state Supreme Court.

04/30/2014

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