Florida Judge Weighs Challenge By Democrats To Order Of Candidates On BallotFlorida Democrats are seeking to do away with a decades-old law that requires candidates who are of the same party as the governor to appear first on the ballot.
Voting Rights Law Draws Court Fight, Registration PushCivil rights groups are hoping a federal judge will strike down a new Florida law that they say does not properly carry out a constitutional amendment restoring voting rights to felons who have completed their sentences.
New Florida Law Cites Drivers For Texting And DrivingStarting Monday, people can get pulled over for texting and driving.
New State Law Bans Release Of Mass Shooting RecordingsGov. Ron DeSantis has signed a bill that prohibits Florida's government agencies from releasing photos, video or audio that record the killing of a person in an act of mass violence.
Proposed Measure Would Make It Harder To Amend Florida ConstitutionWith state lawmakers also considering the idea, a political committee has filed a proposed ballot measure that could make it harder to amend the Florida Constitution.
Attention Floridians! New Laws Go Into EffectNot knowing the law is no longer an excuse. You have been warned!
Split Rulings Continue On 'Stand Your Ground' ChangeAmid requests for the Florida Supreme Court to wade into the issue, a South Florida appeals court Wednesday ruled against a defendant in one in a series of cases about how to carry out a controversial 2017 change to the state’s “stand your ground” self-defense law.
Cough Medicine Law Takes Effect With New YearA statewide prohibition on people under 18 buying certain over-the-counter cough suppressants is one of three new laws that will hit the books with the arrival of the New Year.
Judge Definitively Blocks Florida Abortion LawA federal judge issued a permanent injunction against a new Florida abortion law.
Florida's New Abortion Law Will Remain Blocked For NowA controversial topic that has made its way to Florida lawmakers is back in the news.
Justices: Individuals Being Questioned Must Be Told When Lawyer Is PresentIndividuals who are voluntarily being questioned by authorities have to be told when a lawyer is present, the Florida Supreme Court decided on Thursday.
Canadian Consul General Releases Statement Regarding Family TragedyCanada’s Consul General in Miami, Roxanne Dube, is speaking out for the first time since news broke that one of her teen sons was murdered, and the other was charged with felony murder.
Florida Gov. Won't Explain Shakeup At State Police AgencyAs questions remain about why Governor Rick Scott shook up the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, a new department leader was voted in on Tuesday.
Appeals Court: Welfare Drug Tests UnconstitutionalA federal appeals court again rejected a Florida law requiring welfare applicants to submit to drug tests before they can receive benefits.
Supreme Court Ponders Life Sentences For JuvenilesFlorida Supreme Court judges heard arguments on Thursday in the debate over sentencing juveniles who have been convicted of first-degree murder.