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Florida inmates serving life sentences for crimes they committed as juveniles should be resentenced under guidelines that went into effect last year, the Florida Supreme Court unanimously ruled Thursday.
Florida’s Supreme Court has ordered re-sentencing hearings for four people convicted of felonies they had committed while they were juveniles.
Florida Governor Rick Scott dropped appeals meant to push for a law that would have required welfare applicants to submit to mandatory drug testing.
Florida’s Supreme Court on Tuesday halted the February 26th execution of a convicted killer until the U.S. Supreme Court can rule on a lethal injection drug.
As the U.S. Supreme Court considers the constitutionality of a lethal-injection drug, an Orange County circuit judge Monday rejected a Death Row inmate’s attempt to block a planned Feb. 26 execution.
A South Florida judge will wait until Friday to decide whether a man sentenced to life in prison without parole when he was 14, will be given a lighter sentence.
The ringleader of a 1993 home-invasion robbery that ended with the murder of a Pensacola banker and the rape of the banker’s wife, was executed by the state on Thursday.
Bill Sheppard and his wife Betsy White spent seven hours on the road Saturday to watch their clients tie the knot at a small, poolside ceremony in the rural Panhandle community of Chipley.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to take up a dispute about whether the Seminole Tribe of Florida should pay taxes on fuel it buys off tribal lands, handing a victory to the state in a long-running legal battle.
Former New York Governor Mario Cuomo has died at age 82.