Felons’ Voting Fight Ratchets Up At Florida Supreme CourtIn a bundle of competing briefs filed with the state Supreme Court, Florida officials squared off this week against supporters of a constitutional amendment that restores voting rights to felons who have completed their sentences.
State Rebuffed In Miami Subs Founder’s MurderThe Florida Supreme Court on Wednesday refused to take up a state appeal of a decision that will lead to a new trial for a defendant in the 2001 murder of the founder of the Miami Subs restaurant chain.
Key Medical Marijuana Issue Goes To Supreme CourtDays after a split appeals court refused to revisit a decision that could revolutionize the way medical marijuana operators do business in Florida, Gov. Ron DeSantis’ administration has asked the state Supreme Court to take up the case.
Florida Supreme Court Set To Clarify Voting Rights For FelonsThe Florida Supreme Court waded into the legal wrangling over the voting rights of felons, agreeing Thursday to examine whether the state can continue restricting voting privileges to felons who have unpaid fines and fees.
South Florida Judge Reprimanded For Political ActivityWith Chief Justice Charles Canady describing it as a “sad day,” the Florida Supreme Court on Wednesday publicly reprimanded a Broward County circuit judge because of violating a ban on partisan political activity during his 2018 election campaign.
Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody Seeks To Block Assault Weapons MeasureAttorney General Ashley Moody wants the Florida Supreme Court to block a proposed constitutional amendment that seeks to prevent possession of assault weapons.
Broward Judge Suspended After Allegations Of Touching, Shaking Court EmployeeThe Florida Supreme court has suspended a Broward judge without pay as they investigate a confrontation she had with a court employee.
Suspension Sought For Broward County Judge Vegina Hawkins After Confrontation An investigative panel has asked the Florida Supreme Court to suspend a Broward County circuit judge who allegedly put her hands around the neck of an employee and shook him.
Florida Woman Convicted In Murder-For-Hire Plot Asks Supreme Court To Hear AppealThe high-profile case of a South Florida woman accused of hiring a hit man to kill her then-husband could go to the Florida Supreme Court.
Florida Murder-For-Hire Case Goes To Supreme CourtThe Florida Supreme Court could wade into a high-profile legal battle about a Palm Beach County woman accused of trying to use a hit man to kill her then-husband.
Florida Minimum Wage Hike Doesn’t Draw Arguments In Supreme CourtThe Florida Supreme Court will not hold oral arguments on a proposed constitutional amendment that would increase the state’s minimum wage, after it did not receive any briefs on the issue.
Florida Citizenship Voting Proposal Clears ThresholdSupporters of a proposed constitutional amendment about the citizenship of voters have cleared an important initial threshold, setting the stage for a Florida Supreme Court review.
Florida Supreme Court Rejects Challenge To FPL Solar ProjectsThe state Supreme Court on Thursday rejected a business group’s challenge to a decision that allowed Florida Power & Light to recoup money from customers for a series of solar-energy projects.
2 Confirmed As Federal Judges In Florida By US SenateThe U.S. Senate has voted to confirm two men as the newest federal judges in Florida.
Broward Judge Dennis Daniel Bailey Reprimanded For 'Inappropriate, Intemperate Behavior'The Florida Supreme Court on Wednesday publicly reprimanded a Broward County circuit judge for conduct during a criminal trial last year.