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FL Supreme Court won’t hear appeal over alleged diversion of environmental...

The Florida Supreme Court has decided to let stand a lower court ruling that allows the Legislature to divert money that 2014’s Amendment 1...

Chief justice’s order sets Florida on the path toward reopening its...

Florida Chief Justice Charles Canady took another step Wednesday toward reopening the state’s trial courts in a COVID-19 world, resuming limited in-person litigation with...

FL Supreme Court kills proposed constitutional amendment to ban assault weapons

Conservatives on the Florida Supreme Court disqualified a proposed assault-weapon ban for a place on the ballot Thursday, ruling that the ballot summary circulated...

Gov. DeSantis picks two Federalist Society members for state high court,...

Gov. Ron DeSantis has appointed a female immigrant from Jamaica and the son of Cuban exiles to fill two vacancies on the Florida Supreme...

Key Amendment 4 backer supports voting law now being challenged in...

Desmond Meade, the man who led the movement to restore voting rights to more than 1 million former felons, supports a law that is...

Civil rights leader: ‘Once a person has paid their debt to...

A Florida civil rights leader testified Thursday that a 2019 law requiring former felons to pay all court costs before having voting rights restored...

Environmentalist Hurchalla: ‘I’m okay, the First Amendment is not’

A unanimous Florida Supreme Court has refused to review a $4.4-million verdict against environmentalist Maggy Hurchalla for urging the Martin County Commission to back...

Florida Supreme Court set to use teleconferencing to hear two cannabis...

In a first for the Florida Supreme Court, the justices will hear oral arguments in two marijuana cases early next month using a remote...

ACLU: DeSantis backs law allowing only super wealthy, special interest groups...

A major civil rights group has condemned Gov. Ron DeSantis’ decision to back a law to create new barriers for citizen groups trying to...

Chief justice extends suspension of trials during COVID-19 health emergency

Florida’s trial courts will remain closed through May under an order issued Monday by Chief Justice Charles Canady.He’d already suspended jury trials and extended...

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