Medical Marijuana Growing Case Gets HearingThe 1st District Court of Appeal is scheduled to hold arguments Feb. 12 in a dispute about whether a Tampa businessman should be able to grow medical marijuana as part of his treatment for cancer.
Court To Weigh Allowing Guns In University HousingA state appeals courts is set to hear arguments on whether guns should be allowed at University of Florida residence halls.
Appeals Court Tosses Out Key Workers Comp RulingA South Florida appeals court Wednesday overturned a circuit judge's constitutional ruling that threatened a major underpinning of the state's workers-compensation insurance system.
Appeals Court Rejects Lawsuit Sparked By Florida Gov. Scott A Florida appeals court has thrown out a lawsuit, filed by a former aide to the late Governor Reubin Askew, challenging a law that allows elected officials to place their assets in a blind trust.
Hospital Loses Appeal In Contaminated Drug CaseA Brevard County hospital has had their request to dismiss a negligence lawsuit –involving a man who ended up a double amputee – denied by an appeals court on Friday.
Court Allows Higher Rescue Fees For City Visitors Rejecting arguments that the policy is unconstitutional, a state appeals court said Wednesday that the City of Miami can charge an extra $100 when its rescue crews transport non-residents to hospitals for emergency care.
Conviction Upheld For Man Holding Baby During Drug Deals A child neglect conviction was upheld for a man who was holding his 2-year old child while doing drug deals.
State-County Dispute Over Juvenile Detention Costs Simmering AgainBoth sides are unhappy that the Legislature failed to come up with a plan for dividing the costs of detaining young offenders between the Florida Department of Juvenile Justice and county governments.
Court Upholds Constitutionality Of High School Student's Book Bag Search A divided state appeals court has rejected arguments made that a Miami Northwestern Senior High School student’s constitutional rights were violated when his book bag was searched after police received an anonymous tip of a loaded gun.