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Florida Supreme Court Considering Definition Of Sexual Intercourse In HIV Case

The Florida Supreme Court will consider the definition of sexual intercourse in a case involving a gay man charged with not letting a partner know he was HIV-positive.

02/04/2015

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Supreme Court To Reprimand Polk County Judge

A central Florida judge is going to be publicly reprimanded for an improper relationship she had with a bailiff.

CBS Tampa–11/06/2014

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Florida AG Wants High Court Ruling On Gay Marriage

Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi, who has repeatedly called it her duty to defend the state’s ban on gay marriage, now wants the state’s highest court to decide whether the constitutional amendment is legal.

10/14/2014

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Florida High Court Hears Appeal On Gun Law

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.

CBS Tampa–06/04/2014

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Justice Clarence Thomas Asked To Block Fla Redistricting Evidence

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 […]

CBS Tampa–05/28/2014

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Lawsuit Challenges Fla. Gov. Use Of Blind Trust

The Florida Supreme Court is being asked to strike down a law that lets Gov. Rick Scott shield the complete disclosure of his finances.

05/14/2014

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Medical Marijuana Has Enough Signatures For Ballot

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 […]

01/24/2014

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Supreme Court Approves New Lethal Injection Procedure

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.

12/19/2013

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Supreme Court Rules Against Drunk Drivers

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.

11/07/2013

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Condemned Inmate Wants Execution To Go Forward

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 […]

09/18/2013

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