Florida Supreme Court
The attorney for a man sentenced to 80 years in prison for firing a gun into the air told the Florida Supreme Court justices Wednesday that the judge who sentenced his client should have had more discretion with the punishment.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A bitter legal feud over Florida’s political landscape has now made its way to the United States Supreme Court. An emergency petition was filed Wednesday with U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence […]
The Florida Supreme Court is being asked to strike down a law that lets Gov. Rick Scott shield the complete disclosure of his finances.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The medical marijuana petition drive has enough signatures to make the 2014 ballot, and now it’s up to the state Supreme Court to give its approval. The proposed constitutional amendment surpassed […]
The execution of a man who killed a prison guard while on death row for two other murders can go forward after the state Supreme Court ruled Thursday that Florida’s new lethal injection procedure is effective.
The Florida Supreme Court ruled against three suspected drunk drivers who were hoping to examine software used by a breath testing machine to defend themselves.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The man scheduled to be executed Oct. 15 for murdering a woman who stopped at a payphone to call a friend doesn’t want his death sentence delayed. William Happ told a […]
The Florida Supreme Court will hear arguments over whether state legislators must answer questions and turn over documents in a long-running political battle.
MIAMI (AP) — Former Florida Supreme Court Chief Justice Rosemary Barkett is leaving a federal appeals bench to join an international claims tribunal based in The Hague, Netherlands. An official with the 11th U.S. Circuit […]
A Florida appellate court says police cannot pull over a motorist just because the car has been repainted a different color.