Florida Supreme Court
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.
A state law making it illegal to blast loud music from a car stereo has been declared unconstitutional.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Supreme Court says public employees don’t have to wait until lawsuits are resolved to appeal rulings that deny their claims of sovereign immunity.
The Florida Supreme Court has vacated the death sentence of a man convicted of killing a woman in Lake County.
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.