Tag Archives: Florida Supreme Court

Medical Marijuana Debated In State Supreme Court, Bear Caught After Florida Woman Attacked, Jameis Winston Investigation Closed, Pilot Whales Stranded Off Coast

By on December 5th, 2013 | Last updated: December 5, 2013 at 3:21 pm

Medical marijuana question before Supreme Court – The Florida Supreme Court heard arguments today on a constitutional amendment that could place medical marijuana on the ballot in 2014. Justices heard arguments from both sides on the proposed ballot summary. Bear [...]

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In The News: ‘Hiccup Girl’ Trial Begins, Florida Health Insurance Fails, Obama Will Continue Deportations, Florida Supreme Court Revisits Juvenile Case

By on September 18th, 2013 | Last updated: September 18, 2013 at 12:02 pm

Opening statements expected in ‘Hiccup Girl’ Jennifer Mee’s murder trial — Jennifer Mee, known as the ‘Hiccup Girl’ after her incessant hiccupping story went viral in 2007, is one of three people accused of the fatal shooting of Shannon Griffin, 22. The trial [...]

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Florida teachers disappointed in Supreme Court decision

By on January 17th, 2013 | Last updated: January 24, 2013 at 2:21 pm

The Florida Supreme Court ruled to uphold the law requiring public employees to contribute three percent of their salaries to the state pension system Thursday. The 4-3 decision affirmed the law that went into effect July 1, 2011. The Florida Education Association opposes the law, which is backed by Republican legislature.

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Election litigation to continue, fundraising for Florida justices, SCOTUS hears case, unemployment up

By on November 2nd, 2012 | Last updated: November 2, 2012 at 11:06 am

As Election Day nears, groups brace for legal showdown at the polls – In the post Bush vs. Gore era, this is what democracy looks like: lawyers and volunteers scrutinizing how ballots are distributed, scanned and stored. This election season [...]

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Levy County awaits power plant license as Florida’s Supreme Court reviews Florida’s Energy Act

By on October 8th, 2012 | Last updated: October 22, 2012 at 11:04 am

As a law allowing utilities to charge customers in advance for the construction of nuclear power plants is under review, the Levy County waits for approval from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission for a license to build a nuclear power plant.

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In the News: unemployment falls, UF hacked, state voter purge goes on, Apple remembers Steve Jobs, state Supreme Court lets statute stand

By on October 5th, 2012 | Last updated: October 10, 2012 at 9:42 am

Two UF systems breached in international hacking Monday – Hundreds of thousands of email addresses, passwords, IDs and names of students and faculty members were taken from more than 100 universities worldwide as part of a hacking sweep by an anonymous [...]

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In the News: FBI reward, presidential debate, American Airlines, Facebook share, illegal immigrant, Florida justices

By on October 3rd, 2012 | Last updated: October 3, 2012 at 10:28 am

FBI offers $50,000 reward for terrorism suspect Ahmad Abousamra, alleged co-conspirator with Tarek Mehanna – The FBI is offering a $50,000 reward for information leading to the capture of terrorism suspect Ahmad Abousamra, who once lived in Mansfield, Mass., and [...]

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Florida GOP opposes three Florida Supreme Court justices

By on October 1st, 2012 | Last updated: October 25, 2012 at 11:13 am

The Florida GOP released a statement saying it will oppose three Florida Supreme Court Justices in the upcoming Florida retention elections.

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State Supreme Court hears oral arguments in pension case

By on September 10th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 1:42 pm

The Florida Supreme Court heard oral arguments from government workers on Friday against a 2011 law that workers say breaks their employment contracts.

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Florida Supreme Court justices stir controversy

By on May 15th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 9:12 am

Three Florida Supreme Court justices have been drawing some controversy recently after having suspended oral argument on a case in order to fill out paperwork for their retention election campaigns. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Chip Skambis reports on what exactly caused [...]

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