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Fla. Supreme Court Asked To Rule On Gay Marriage

Florida’s highest court is being asked to rule on whether the state’s ban on gay marriage is constitutional.

CBS Tampa–08/27/2014

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Governor’s Race Will Also Shape Fla. Supreme Court

Floridians voting in November’s gubernatorial election will also be deciding the direction of the state Supreme Court for years to come.

CBS Tampa–08/12/2014

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U.S. Supreme Exempts Businesses From Contraception Mandate

A divided Supreme Court ruled Monday that some companies with religious objections can avoid the contraceptives requirement in President Obama’s health care overhaul, the first time the high court has declared that businesses can hold religious views under federal law.

07/02/2014

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Court: Red Light Cameras Pre-2010 Were Illegal

Florida cities that installed red light cameras before the state authorized them could have to return millions of dollars in fines now that the Supreme Court has ruled they were illegal.

06/12/2014

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Supreme Court To Reprimand Judge Arrested For Drunk Driving

The state Supreme Court will reprimand a Tampa Bay-area judge who was arrested for drunk driving.

CBS Tampa–05/15/2014

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Florida Bill Would Allow Illegal Immigrants To Get Law Licenses

The Florida Senate on Thursday took the first step to help a Mexican national get his law license a month after the state Supreme Court said he couldn’t because he’s in the U.S. unlawfully.

CBS Tampa–04/25/2014

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Florida House Passes Juvenile Sentencing Bill

The Florida House has passed a bill that re-works mandatory life sentences for juveniles, bringing state law closer to the United States Supreme Court ruling banning such sentences.

04/01/2014

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Supreme Court Says Immigrants Can’t Get Law License

The Florida Supreme Court says the Florida Bar can’t admit immigrants who are in the country illegally.

CBS Tampa–03/06/2014

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Alito: ‘There Is A Reason Why The Constitution Gives Federal Judges Life Tenure’

The U.S. Supreme Court should never concern itself with popularity and must remain above the fray when there is strong public reaction to its rulings, Justice Samuel Alito said Monday in a luncheon speech.

CBS Tampa–02/04/2014

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Supreme Court OKs Medical Marijuana For Ballot

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida measure that would allow the use of medical marijuana has cleared its final hurdle and will be on the November ballot. The state Supreme Court on Monday approved the […]

CBS Tampa–01/27/2014

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