16 Florida Attorneys Face Disbarment, Other DisciplineThe Florida Supreme Court has disciplined 16 attorneys, including six who were disbarred for conduct that ranged from not reporting a grand-theft conviction to The Florida Bar to mishandling elderly clients’ cases, the Bar announced Thursday.
Florida Court Rejects Tampa Strip Club Owner’s Arguments About Growing His Own Medical MarijuanaAn appeals court refused Tuesday to reconsider its decision rejecting arguments that prominent Tampa strip-club owner Joe Redner should be able to grow his own medical marijuana to help fight lung cancer.
Conservative Florida Supreme Court Eyes Key Death Penalty IssueMore than 100 inmates condemned to death could face a major upheaval, as a revamped Florida Supreme Court ponders whether to undo a 2016 ruling that allowed nearly half of the state’s Death Row prisoners to have their death sentences revisited.
Florida Supreme Court Justices Back FPL Recouping Environmental Costs For Miami-Dade ProjectThe state Supreme Court on Thursday unanimously approved a regulatory decision that allowed Florida Power & Light to pass along costs to customers for an environmental clean-up project in Miami-Dade County.
Broward County Judge Faces Reprimand For Political ActivityA Broward County circuit judge will face a public reprimand from the Florida Supreme Court because of violating a ban on partisan political activity during his 2018 election campaign.
Florida Supreme Court To Hear Parkland Liability DisputeThe Florida Supreme Court said Friday it will hear arguments in a dispute about how much the Broward County School Board could be forced to pay to parents and victims in last year’s mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.
Florida Supreme Court Reprimands Miami-Dade Judge Over Free Hotel StaysThe Florida Supreme Court publicly reprimanded a Miami-Dade County judge after an investigation into free hotel stays in Miami Beach, the Dominican Republic, and Mexico.
State Supreme Court To Hear Miami-Dade 'Stand Your Ground' DisputeThe Florida Supreme Court next week will hear arguments in a closely watched case about whether a controversial 2017 change to the state’s “stand your ground” self-defense law should apply to older cases.
Florida Supreme Court Impanels Grand Jury On School SafetyThe Florida Supreme Court on Monday impaneled a statewide grand jury to investigate whether school districts are complying with mandatory safety requirements following last February’s mass shooting in Parkland.
Florida Supreme Court Warns Of Email ScamsThe Florida Supreme Court is warning about email scams by fraudsters who use fake court letterhead to bilk people out of money.
New Florida Supreme Court Justices Hear First CasesGov. Ron DeSantis’ three selections to the Florida Supreme Court heard their first set of oral arguments Wednesday, further signaling a major change on the seven-member court.