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Court Rules Against Judge That Tried To “Friend” Woman On Facebook While Presiding Over Her Case

An appellate court has ruled that a judge was wrong to “friend” on Facebook a woman whose divorce case the judge presided over.

CBS Tampa–02/01/2014

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Dad Who Abducted Kids, Fled To Cuba Found Insane

A Florida engineer accused of abducting his children and taking them to Cuba has been found insane and will likely undergo treatment for mental illness before he can stand trial.

01/22/2014

26-year-old Kaelyn Marie Partenza started the fire after a fight with her ex-boyfriend, say police. (Getty Images)

Va. Man Charged In Florida With Supremacist Threats

A Virginia man described by federal authorities as a white supremacist is charged in Florida with making threats against a judge, a prosecutor and an FBI agent.

CBS Tampa–12/12/2013

Casey Anthony smiles in court before the start of her sentencing hearing at the Orange County Courthouse Orlando, Fla. on Thursday, July 7, 2011. Anthony was found guilty of lying to law enforcement officers but not guilty of murder charges. (Joe Burbank, Orlando Sentinel)

Anthony Tries To Dismiss Gonzalez, Kronk Bankruptcy Claims

Casey Anthony is asking a judge to dismiss two claims in her bankruptcy case that her attorneys say are baseless.

10/04/2013

George Zimmerman arrives with co-counsel Don West on the first day of his trial in Seminole circuit court on June 10, 2013 in Sanford, Fla. (credit: Joe Burbank - Pool/Getty Images)

Jury Selection Enters Day 3 In Zimmerman Trial

Attorneys trying to narrow down a pool of potential jurors for George Zimmerman’s high-profile murder trial are getting closer to being allowed to ask the candidates more detailed questions about their lives.

06/12/2013

George Zimmerman watches during his hearing at the Seminole County Courthouse on Oct. 19, 2012 in Sanford, Fla. (credit: Stephen M. Dowell-Pool/Getty Images)

Zimmerman Judge Considers Allowing Voice Experts

For a second day in a row, a Florida judge is weighing whether to allow certain voice experts to testify at George Zimmerman’s trial.

06/07/2013

George Zimmerman watches during his hearing at the Seminole County Courthouse on Oct. 19, 2012 in Sanford, Fla. (credit: Stephen M. Dowell-Pool/Getty Images)

George Zimmerman Won’t Seek Immunity Hearing

The former neighborhood watch leader charged with fatally shooting a Florida teenager told a judge Tuesday that he agrees with his defense attorneys’ decision not to seek an immunity hearing under the state’s “Stand Your Ground” self-defense law.

04/30/2013

George Zimmerman, center, sits during his bond hearing with his attorney Mark O'Mara, left, in a Seminole County courtroom on June 29, 2012 in Sanford, Fla. (credit: Joe Burbank/Orlando Sentinel-Pool/Getty Images)

No Deposition For Lawyer In Trayvon Martin Case

Lawyers for neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman will not be allowed to question an attorney for the parents of slain Florida teenager Trayvon Martin, a judge said Friday.

02/22/2013

File photo of a makeshift Trayvon Martin memorial. (credit: Getty Images)

Key Deposition Sought In Trayvon Martin Case

Defense attorneys for the former neighborhood watch leader accused of fatally shooting Trayvon Martin are seeking to obtain a deposition from a witness who says she was on the phone with the teenager before he was killed.

02/22/2013

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Judge In Hot Water For Promoting Her Ministry

A Florida judge is facing ethics charges alleging she’s using her office to promote a private interest — her for-profit religious ministry.

12/05/2012

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