Court OKs $35M Award For Fla. Smoker's Widow An appeals court has upheld a jury's verdict awarding $35 million in damages to the widow of a longtime smoker who died in 1996 of lung cancer.
Court: Cops Can't Stop Cars Because Of New Paint JobA Florida appellate court says police cannot pull over a motorist just because the car has been repainted a different color.
Court: 911 Can't Record Some Outgoing Calls TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — An appellate court says 911 operators can record incoming emergency calls and call-backs to the same number but cannot record outgoing calls to other numbers without consent.
Former Lesbian Partners Both given Parental RightsORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A Florida appellate court says two former lesbian partners both have parental rights to a daughter who was born with one mother donating the egg and the other mother giving birth to the baby.
Court won't affect push for Fla. drug law change TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — After state Supreme Court oral arguments Tuesday, sponsors of legislation to change Florida's drug law said they will push the measure regardless of how a constitutional challenge turns out.

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