Florida Supreme Court Rules Against Miami Traffic Ticket Service For Practicing Law Without AuthorizationA South Florida company from Miami that offered services to fight traffic tickets was practicing law without authorization, The Florida Supreme Court ruled Thursday.
Florida Backers Try Again To Legalize Recreational MarijuanaAfter the Florida Supreme Court struck down an earlier version, a political committee has filed a proposed constitutional amendment aimed at legalizing recreational marijuana use.
Florida Appeals Court Denies Request In Concealed Weapons CaseAn appeals court Friday declined to ask the Florida Supreme Court to take up a potentially far-reaching case about concealed weapons licensing.
Tobacco Tax Dispute Goes To Florida Supreme CourtA North Carolina-based company has gone to the Florida Supreme Court in a dispute about whether it should be able to recoup $1.2 million in tobacco taxes it paid in Florida.
Miami-Dade County Expressway Battle Goes To Florida Supreme CourtA battle about the operation of expressways in Miami-Dade County has gone to the Florida Supreme Court.
Supreme Court To Hear Arguments In Major Tobacco CaseNearly 15 years after a Florida Supreme Court decision unleashed thousands of lawsuits against the tobacco industry, justices next week will consider a case that could make it harder to successfully sue cigarette makers.
Joseph Hatchett, First Black Florida Supreme Court Justice Dies At 88Joseph Hatchett, whose groundbreaking career included becoming the first Black justice on the Florida Supreme Court, died Friday at age 88, the Supreme Court announced Saturday.
Florida Attorney Loses License After Making Porn Film In JailA Florida attorney has lost his law license for using his attorney privileges to visit women in jail and film sexual encounters with them for a pornographic film.
Supreme Court Revamps Key Legal StandardThe Florida Supreme Court on Thursday revamped a key legal standard as its conservative majority continued to show a willingness to undo previous decisions that have guided the state’s courts.
Florida Supreme Court Declines R.J. Reynolds Payment FightIn a financial blow to the cigarette maker, the Florida Supreme Court on Friday declined to take up an appeal by R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. in a lawsuit rooted in a landmark legal settlement between Florida and major players in the tobacco industry.
Death Sentences Upheld In Davie Waffle House MurdersThe state's Supreme Court has upheld the death sentences of a man convicted of murdering two Waffle House employees in 2002 in Davie.
South Florida Appeals Court Upholds Remote Hearing Amid Coronavirus PandemicIn a legal test of remote court proceedings during the COVID-19 pandemic, a South Florida appeals court Wednesday rejected arguments that using Zoom technology in a probation-violation hearing would violate a defendant’s constitutional rights.
Florida Supreme Court Refuses To Reinstate Death SentencesThe Florida Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected requests by Attorney General Ashley Moody’s office to reinstate death sentences for two convicted murderers, ruling that earlier orders required the men to receive new sentencing hearings.
State's Supreme Court Rejects Aventura Red Light Camera CaseThe Florida Supreme Court has refused to take up a case about whether a South Florida city’s red-light camera program violates state traffic laws.
License Reinstatement Fight Involving Alcohol Goes To Florida Supreme CourtA driver’s license reinstatement dispute that focuses on whether alcohol should be considered a drug could be decided by the Florida Supreme Court.