- For 1st time since Civil War Chief Justice will keep post Updated: Feb-05-16 9:48 am
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - For the first time since the end of the Civil War, the chief justice of the Florida Supreme Court will serve consecutive terms.
- Man on death row for Broward triple-murder to get new trial Updated: Feb-04-16 5:54 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - A man on death row since 2000 for a Broward County triple murder will get a new trial after the Supreme Court ruled that his defense attorney made serious mistakes and there was a lack of evidence to convict in a case that drew protests from Spanish officials who oppose the death penalty.
- Florida delays execution as state works on new system Updated: Feb-02-16 5:57 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - Florida's highest court has delayed the execution of a condemned inmate, just weeks after the U.S. Supreme Court found flaws in the way the state sentences people to death.
- The Latest: Florida high court delays inmate's execution Updated: Feb-02-16 4:47 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - The Latest on a Florida death row inmate who is scheduled to die Feb. 11 (all times local):
- Court wants Broward judge in DUI case to justify keeping job Updated: Jan-27-16 3:01 am
FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida - The Florida Supreme Court has given a Broward County judge convicted of driving under the influence until mid-February to justify keeping her position.
- Court won't review ex-FBI agent's murder conviction Updated: Jan-19-16 6:53 pm
MIAMI - The Florida Supreme Court will not review the murder conviction of a former FBI agent in a decades-old case linked to imprisoned New England mob boss James "Whitey" Bulger.
- Florida Supreme Court suspends 3 Tampa lawyers Updated: Jan-15-16 6:22 pm
TAMPA, Florida - The state's highest court is suspending three Florida lawyers accused of orchestrating the DUI arrest of an adversary.
- No new hearing for Florida judge kicked off bench over fight Updated: Jan-13-16 1:58 pm
VIERA, Florida - The Florida Supreme Court is refusing to grant a new hearing for a judge who was ordered off the bench for berating and threatening to fight an assistant public defender.
- High court: Florida death penalty system is unconstitutional Updated: Jan-12-16 7:27 pm
WASHINGTON - Florida's unique system for sentencing people to death is unconstitutional because it gives too much power to judges - and not enough to juries - to decide capital sentences, the Supreme Court ruled Tuesday.