U.S. Supreme Court
In a case stemming from the 1978 murder of a woman after she left a Leesburg grocery store, the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear a challenge to Florida’s standards for determining whether Death Row inmates should be shielded from execution because they are mentally disabled.
In fallout from a U.S. Supreme Court ruling about juvenile sentencing, Florida’s top court said Thursday that a South Florida teenager sentenced to prison for the violent beating of a middle school girl waiting for a bus, should have been entitled to a bond.
Unable to negotiate a settlement on how to allocate water between Florida, Georgia and Alabama, Governor Rick Scott announced Tuesday that the sunshine state is going to sue the state of Georgia.
The attorney for John Errol Ferguson, a current inmate on death row for the murder of several people, said that he will ask U.S. Supreme Court to review the case.
The United States Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that police must first get a search warrant before bringing drug-sniffing police dogs onto a suspects property.
A Florida Supreme Court ruling that drug sniffing dogs need to have an “exhaustive set of records” to prove they’re reliable before their evidence can be used just doesn’t pass the smell test, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Tuesday.
Before a captivated University of Miami audience Friday night, a U.S. Supreme Court justice told the tale of her ascension from a humble Bronx childhood to becoming the first Hispanic on the highest judicial body in the country.
The United States Supreme Court will hear two cases dealing with same-sex marriage in March it was announced Friday.
The state of Florida was turned away by the United States Supreme Court almost completely Thursday morning in the state’s challenge to the Affordable Care Act.
Lost amidst the hubbub of the Supreme Court’s docket on Monday was a key ruling dealing with how severe of a punishment a juvenile offender could be given.