- $1.53 an hour for lawyer fees? Not in Florida, court says Updated: Apr-28-16 4:10 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - The Florida Supreme Court struck down a law limiting lawyer fees in workers' compensation cases on Thursday, saying the $1.53 hourly rate a lawyer was paid to help an injured worker was "absurdly low."
- Florida Supreme Court halts abortion waiting period, for now Updated: Apr-22-16 5:19 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - The Florida Supreme Court suspended the state's 24-hour waiting period for abortions on Friday until it decides whether to hear a lawsuit claiming the law is unconstitutional.
- Man's confession thrown out for his new double-murder trial Updated: Apr-21-16 2:18 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - A man serving two life sentences for killing his estranged wife and her boyfriend will get a new trial after the Florida Supreme Court ruled his confession shouldn't have been heard by jurors.
- Claims of drinking, calling police pigs get judge suspended Updated: Apr-19-16 4:02 pm
MIAMI - Allegations of drunkenness and calling police officers "pigs" has led to the suspension of a Miami-Dade County judge by the Florida Supreme Court.
- Court rejects bid to throw out Florida congressional map Updated: Apr-18-16 10:19 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - Florida's long, twisted legal drama over its congressional districts may finally be reaching its end after a panel on federal judges on Monday rejected a push by U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown to throw out the current district boundaries.
- Florida Supreme Court: Board must pay in public records case Updated: Apr-14-16 5:58 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - Florida government agencies that lose lawsuits filed by people seeking access to public records will have to pay plaintiffs' attorney fees, the state Supreme Court ruled Thursday in a Jacksonville-based case.
- Florida court narrowly approves solar amendment for ballot Updated: Mar-31-16 5:08 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - Floridians will get a chance this fall to vote on a solar power initiative that has been placed on the ballot with the financial backing of the state's largest power companies.
- Florida judge agrees to reprimand for punishing victim Updated: Mar-31-16 3:53 pm
ORLANDO, Florida - A central Florida judge who jailed a domestic violence victim for not showing up to testify against her alleged abuser last summer has agreed she acted in poor judgment and will accept punishment.