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.
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.
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.
The Supreme Court is hearing arguments Tuesday in several cases about the right of same-sex couples to marry.
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.
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.
Florida Gov. Rick Scott said Thursday he is suing the Obama administration for withholding hospital funds because the state won’t expand Medicaid.
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.
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.
Michael Pizzi was back in a court room Wednesday but a civil, not criminal court room.