U.S. Supreme Court Refuses To Hear South Florida Priest Defamation CaseThe U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to take up an appeal by a priest who filed a defamation and libel lawsuit against the Diocese of Palm Beach in a case that involved allegations of another priest showing child pornography to a 14-year-old boy.
Census Fight Could Have Political Ramifications For FloridaWith the U.S. Supreme Court moving quickly to hear the case, a legal battle about a proposed citizenship question on the 2020 U.S. census could have political ramifications for Florida.
Justice Kennedy Retiring; Trump Gets 2nd Supreme Court PickA major power shift is taking place in the U.S. Supreme Court that will greatly benefit President Donald Trump.
Scott And Nelson Quickly At Odds Over Confirmation VoteFlorida Gov. Rick Scott and U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson are already at odds over how quickly the Senate should confirm a successor to Kennedy.
Supreme Court Sales Tax Case Could Make Online Shopping Cost MoreOnline shoppers have gotten used to seeing that line on checkout screens before they click "purchase," but a case before the Supreme Court could change that.
Feds Appeal Judge's Travel Ban Ruling To Supreme CourtThe Trump administration is looking to close a legal window opened for tens of thousands of refugees to enter the United States, appealing a federal judge's order directly to the Supreme Court.
Court Delivers Win To Florida In Flower Tax FightThe U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to take up a constitutional challenge to Florida collecting sales taxes on flowers that are ordered online from a Palm Beach County company but are delivered out of state.
'Pastor Protection' Bill Heads To GovernorThe Florida Senate on Thursday gave final approval to a controversial bill aimed at protecting clergy members from performing same-sex marriages against their religious beliefs.
Lawmakers Ready To Sign Off On 'Pastor Protection' BillResponding to a landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling last year, the Florida Legislature is poised to pass a controversial bill aimed at protecting clergy members who object to performing wedding ceremonies for gay and lesbian couples.
House, Senate Remain At Odds On Death Penalty FixThe daughter of one murder victim and the mother of another pleaded with lawmakers Wednesday not to require unanimous jury recommendations before death sentences can be imposed, pointing to their family members' cases as proof that unanimity is a bad idea.
Abortion Restrictions Pass House Panel After DebateAfter a passionate debate, a House panel on Tuesday approved a wide-ranging bill that would place more regulations on abortion clinics and address issues such as the sale or donation of fetal tissue.
More Abortion Restrictions Advancing In Florida LegislatureAnti-abortion forces in the Florida Legislature are advancing a handful of bills they say are aimed at protecting the health of women, but that opponents say aim to deny access to abortions.
Florida Executes Man Convicted Of Fatally Stabbing 4Nearly three decades after being convicted of fatally stabbing four people, including his ex-wife and young daughter, a Florida man was executed Thursday.
Supreme Court Reviews How Florida Decides Death PenaltyA north Florida death penalty case has found its way to the U.S. Supreme Court where some justices have questioned whether the state gives judges too much power to decide capital sentences.
Florida Clerks To Use New Forms After Gay Marriage Ruling Florida's court clerks are set to start using new marriage and divorce forms that will have the words "husband" and "wife" taken out.