- Florida Supreme Court delays execution again, orders hearing Updated: Jul-23-15 7:05 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - The Florida Supreme Court on Thursday stayed the execution of a man who killed his ex-wife, daughter and two others until a lower court determines whether his alleged brain injury and history of chemical dependency will cause a sedative in the state's lethal injection procedure to be ineffective.
- Florida Legislature to redraw congressional lines in August Updated: Jul-20-15 6:11 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - Florida's Republican-controlled Legislature, dealing with the fallout of a sharply critical decision by the state's highest court, will hold a nearly two-week special session in August to draw up new congressional districts.
- Florida Supreme Court denies Bar dues hike for legal aid Updated: Jul-12-15 3:53 am
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - Lawyers pushing for more money for legal aid to the poor will have to look elsewhere after the Florida Supreme Court rejected a proposed dues increase for Florida Bar members.
- Florida's congressional districts rejected as gerrymandered Updated: Jul-09-15 2:35 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - The Florida Supreme Court ruled Thursday that the state's congressional maps don't meet the requirements of a voter-approved constitutional amendment that prohibits political lines from being drawn to favor incumbents or a political party. The court ordered the Legislature to try drawing the maps again.
- Florida justices: Defendant has 'stand your ground' burden Updated: Jul-09-15 12:17 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - The Florida Supreme Court is keeping the burden of proof with the defendant seeking immunity under the "stand your ground" self-defense law.