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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.
A federal judge Wednesday ordered the state to respond by Monday in an increasingly heated legal debate about whether county clerks should begin issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples on Jan. 6.
An Associated Press survey has revealed most of Florida’s 67 clerks of court don’t plan to issue marriage licenses to gay couples on January 6th.
A group representing Florida’s court clerks said on Tuesday that counties statewide should not start issuing marriage licenses January 6th to same-sex couples.
With the U.S. Supreme Court clearing the way for same-sex marriages to start January 6th, 2015 in Florida, gay-rights groups Monday vowed continuing legal fights if county clerks do not issue marriage licenses.
With more than $650,000 in legal fees spent, Florida Governor Rick Scott will not stop pushing for required drug testing for state workers and welfare program applicants.