Posted in Education

Supreme Court scuttles challenge to voucher program

By BRANDON LARRABEE THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA The Florida Supreme Court today rejected a last-ditch appeal challenging the state’s de facto school-voucher program, essentially…

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Posted in Environment Politics

Florida Supreme Court denies motions against Amendment 1

Today, the Florida Supreme Court denied the motions for legal filings against Amendment 1 from the Florida Solar Energy Industries Association and Floridians for Solar…

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Posted in Business

FSC ruling could drive workers’ comp rates even higher

By JIM SAUNDERS THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA For the second time in less than two months, the Florida Supreme Court on Thursday ruled that…

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Posted in Politics

Florida Supreme Court ready to wade into major cases

By JIM SAUNDERS THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA For legal junkies, the Florida Supreme Court will be the best show in town during a three-day…

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Posted in Politics

Florida Supreme Court to hear Pensacola death penalty case

The Florida Supreme Court will hear arguments Thursday in a high-profile case that forced an overhaul of the state’s death-penalty sentencing system. The case involves…

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Posted in Politics

Battle builds over expert witness law

By JIM SAUNDERS THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA In a debate that includes major business and legal groups and raises separation-of-powers questions, the Florida Supreme…

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Posted in Politics

Florida Supreme Court backs paying attorney fees in public record violations

By JIM SAUNDERS THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA The Florida Supreme Court on Thursday issued a broadly worded ruling that made clear public agencies are…

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Posted in Politics

Inmate in death penalty ruling seeks life in prison for Pensacola murder

A Death Row inmate whose case led to the U.S. Supreme Court rejecting Florida’s death-penalty sentencing system is arguing that he should be sentenced to…

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Posted in Politics

Weekly Roundup: Game on

(Recap and analysis of the week in state government) By BRANDON LARRABEE THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA As football season finally has arrived, politicians, special…

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