Friday, October 20, 2017

florida supreme court

During a press conference in Bonita Springs on Friday, Governor Rick Scott praised a Florida Supreme Court ruling in his favor related to an ongoing battle with State Attorney Aramis Ayala. In its 5-2 ruling on Thursday, the court found ...
Florida Supreme Court

BY | Jim Saunders The News Service of Florida THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE……… The Florida Supreme Court said Friday it will hear arguments this fall in a case that could help shape the future of the court. The Supreme Court scheduled ...
This Sept. 21, 2010, file photo shows the death chamber of the new lethal injection facility at San Quentin State Prison in San Quentin, Calif. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)

BY | Dara Kam The News Service of Florida THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE……… Florida’s death penalty hiatus is slated to end Thursday, when the state plans to execute the first Death Row prisoner in more than 19 months. But the execution of ...
Florida Supreme Court

BY | Dara Kam The News Service of Florida THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE……… Attorney General Pam Bondi’s office Thursday asked the Florida Supreme Court to reject an appeal from Mark James Asay, a Death Row prisoner whose scheduled Aug. 24 execution ...
Florida Supreme Court

BY | Brandon Larrabee The News Service of Florida THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE……… Every year, around the middle of the summer, with the Legislature long gone and the governor’s office mostly silent, comes a time when courts are the center of ...
Florida Supreme Court

BY | Dara Kam The News Service of Florida THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE………. A Tallahassee judge gave Florida officials more time to present their defense of a two-year old law requiring women to wait 24 hours before receiving an abortion, but ...
a gavel in a courtroom

BY | Dara Kam The News Service of Florida THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE……… The Florida Supreme Court put a temporary block on a 2015 law requiring women to wait 24 hours before getting abortions, but a Tallahassee judge will hold a ...
Florida Supreme Court

by JIM SAUNDERS The Florida Supreme Court on Thursday ruled that a law limiting pain-and-suffering damages in medical malpractice cases is unconstitutional, rejecting a controversial change that the Legislature and then-Gov. Jeb Bush approved in 2003. Justices were sharply divided, ...
Robert Champion

The Florida Supreme Court on Friday said it will take up an appeal by a former member of Florida A&M University’s “Marching 100” band who was convicted in the high-profile 2011 death of drum major Robert Champion. Justices issued a ...
a slot machine

BY | DARA KAM In a highly anticipated decision, the Florida Supreme Court on Thursday squashed a broad expansion of slot machines in at least eight counties, saying the decision to allow pari-mutuels to add the lucrative games rests with ...
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