• Florida December 7, 2022 5:12 pm

    Florida High Court Mulls Police Anonymity Under Marsy's Law

    Florida’s Supreme Court is considering a case that will decide whether police officers who use deadly force can remain anonymous under a law designed to protect crime victims. The court heard short oral arguments Wednesday in the trial between the city of Tallahassee and the Florida Police Benevolent Association. The case hinges on whether Marsy’s Law, which lets crime victims...

  • Florida August 5, 2022 2:20 pm

    DeSantis Appoints Renatha Francis Again as Justice to Florida Supreme Court

    Gov. Ron DeSantis appointed Judge Renatha Francis to Florida’s Supreme Court on Friday. DeSantis made the announcement at a news conference in West Palm Beach. “Judge Renatha Francis has an incredible life story that epitomizes the American Dream and proves that those who come to our country have the opportunity to pursue their dreams and, through hard work and...

  • Florida June 9, 2022 6:39 pm

    Florida Supreme Court Skeptical of Challenge to Gun Law

    A lawyer representing Florida municipalities wants the state Supreme Court to overturn a Florida law that bans local governments from restricting gun and ammunitions sales. But justices on Thursday seemed skeptical of that argument, saying past rulings have clearly given the Legislature the right to preempt local ordinances. Chief Justice Charles Canady called the case “mystifying.” A lawyer representing local...

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