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Justices Overturn Decades-Old Death Sentence

The Florida Supreme Court on Thursday ordered a new trial for a convicted killer who has spent more than four decades on Death Row for a racially charged murder during civil unrest in the Jacksonville area. The unanimous decision — a rarity in death penalty cases in which convictions are …

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FHSAA Seeks To Sack Lawsuit Over Football Game Prayer

The Florida High School Athletic Association is asking a federal judge to toss out a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of a decision that prevented two Christian schools from using a loudspeaker for a prayer before a football championship game. The association said it did not violate the rights of Tampa’s …

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