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Florida court: Counties Can Decide Whether To Have Slots

Slot machines could be coming to several Florida dog and horse tracks if a far-reaching court ruling holds.

05/29/2015

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Man Suing His Ex For Half Of $1M Prize Gets A Win In Court

The Florida Supreme Court answered a potential $1 million question in favor of a man who says his girlfriend broke an agreement to share lottery winnings after she hit it big.

05/28/2015

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Lawsuit Filed, Claims AIDS Foundation Scammed Medicare For $20M

A lawsuit filed in South Florida federal court alleges one of the nation’s largest suppliers of HIV and AIDS medical care bilked federal Medicare and Medicaid programs in a $20 million scam that spanned 12 states.

04/08/2015

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Sex Battery Conviction Tossed After Faulty Jury Instructions

A Florida appeals court has thrown out a man’s conviction for sexual battery on a child and life prison sentence over faulty jury instructions.

02/05/2015

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Florida Studying How To Help Low-Income Class Get Legal Help

A newly-created state panel is looking at how to help low-income and working class Floridians get access to the court system.

01/16/2015

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“Stand Your Ground” Case Before Florida High Court

The Florida Supreme Court will hear a case that could shift the burden of proof in “stand your ground” cases.

12/02/2014

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Man Faces 20 Years After Embezzling $1.5 Million From Art Gallery

A central Florida man faces 20 years in prison for embezzling more than $1.5 million from a local art gallery.

11/29/2014

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Canadian Arrested For Allegedly Traveling To Florida To Have Sex With Underage Boy

A Canadian man is facing a lengthy prison sentence if convicted of traveling to Florida to have sex with someone he thought was an underage boy.

CBS Tampa–11/11/2014

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Judge Removed After Selling Religious Books From Her Office

The Florida Supreme Court is removing a Leon County judge who sold religious books from her office as part of her for-profit ministry.

10/30/2014

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Girl Involved In Bullying Suicide Plans To Sue

Lawyers for a 13-year-old girl accused of bullying a classmate have filed notice that they intend to sue Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd and his office.

CBS Tampa–09/18/2014

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