Florida Supreme Court
The Florida Supreme Court is hearing oral arguments about whether an illegal immigrant can be granted a law license.
The Florida Supreme Court is being asked to decide the constitutionality of a 14-year-old’s 70-year prison sentence for attempted first-degree murder.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — A twice-convicted murderer who has lived on Florida’s death row for more than three decades is scheduled to die by lethal injection this week for killing a St. Petersburg mother — but like many executions, why he is being killed now and why it didn’t happen years ago are both something of a mystery.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A man convicted of raping and murdering a woman 32 years ago in St. Petersburg lost a bid Wednesday for a stay of his execution that’s scheduled for next week.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The attorney for a man set to be executed next week told the Florida Supreme Court Tuesday that newly discovered evidence should spare his client from the death penalty.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Attorneys for a man set to be executed next week will appear before the Florida Supreme Court to argue for a reversal. Robert Waterhouse’s lawyers will present his case Tuesday. The […]
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — An appellate court has denied a request from Florida’s attorney general to allow further appeal of a decision that could have helped the state continue investigating fraudulent foreclosures.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Supreme Court has clarified a point of tort law unique to the state by ruling that a farm tractor is a “dangerous instrumentality.”
ORLANDO, 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.