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Appeal court sustains Florida House’s subpoena of Visit Florida’s ‘Emeril’ contract

A state appeal court has handed a victory to the Florida House in a dispute over financial records kept by the company that produced...

Appeal court: Child’s death was grave enough to warrant trial by...

A defendant on trial for the alleged first-degree felony murder of his five-month-old son was entitled to a 12-member jury instead of a six-member...

State appeals court blocks stand-your-ground defense in assault case

A state appeals court has upheld a battery conviction involving a firearm notwithstanding the accused’s stand-your-ground defense, in a case involving apparent confusion about...

Nikki Fried, gun lobbyist Hammer rumble over appeal of state’s curb...

The NRA and the lone Democrat on the Florida Cabinet are trading barbs over a state law that sanctions local government officials who try...

Appeals court overrules trial judge on police search that yielded drug...

Police officers were justified in ordering a man who'd apparently been sleeping in a parked, running car to open a door – leading to...

Politically connected conservatives tapped for key state appellate court

Federalist Society members will fill two vacancies on 1st District Court of Appeal in Tallahassee – arguably the second-most important state court because it...

Florida lawmakers will renew their debate over reproductive rights in the...

Updated: Additional abortion bills have been filed in the House.The debate over reproductive rights will be renewed in the 2020 Florida Legislature.Lakeland Republican Sen. Kelli...

Gov. DeSantis set to shape a crucial appeals court in Florida...

The nine candidates for two seats on Florida’s second-most important court include seven white males, two white females, six members of the Federalist Society,...

New state court ruling revives specter of 24-hour wait for abortion

A state appellate court has revived a 2015 Florida law that requires women to wait 24 hours before undergoing an abortion.In 2018, Leon County...

Gov. DeSantis backs legal effort to keep state’s limit on medical...

Gov. Ron DeSantis says he supports the state's effort to overturn a key court ruling that could open up Florida’s medical marijuana market to...

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