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Suspended Hillsborough County State Attorney Andrew Warren speaks out on DeSantis petition

DeSantis asked a federal court for a rehearing on a decision that favored Hillsborough County’s elected State Attorney Andrew Warren. 
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An appellate judge wants to be shielded from testifying in a Hillsborough election misconduct case

An appeals court judge is asking the Florida Supreme Court to shield him from testifying in a battle about alleged misconduct.
Hillsborough County's suspended State Attorney Andrew Warren

Suspended Hillsborough County State Attorney Andrew Warren speaks out on DeSantis petition

DeSantis asked a federal court for a rehearing on a decision that favored Hillsborough County’s elected State Attorney Andrew Warren. 
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Ten big legal issues in Florida to watch in 2024

State and federal courts in 2024 are expected to buzz with major Florida cases including these ten.
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The Scoop: Thurs., December 7, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

University presidents criticize government interference The American Association of University Professors released a report criticizing political interference in Florida’s higher-education system, taking issue with several laws signed by DeSantis in 2022, including changes to tenure...
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The Scoop: Wed., December 6, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

The “Tampa 5” will avoid jail time after a long legal process stemming from a clash with police at the University of South Florida in March.
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The Scoop: Tues., December 5, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

Criminal investigation of FL GOP chair The Republican Party of Florida is calling for a vote on the future of its chairperson, Christian Ziegler, who is under criminal investigation after a woman accused him of...
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The Scoop: Fri., December 1, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

Florida GOP chair is subject of rape investigation The chair of Florida’s Republican Party, Christian Ziegler, is the subject of a rape investigation. A heavily redacted incident report from the Sarasota Police Department has several...

Court sides with homeowner on insurance law

By: Jim Saunders ©2023 The News Service of Florida. All rights reserved TALLAHASSEE — In an issue that might ultimately have to be sorted out by the Florida Supreme Court, an appeals court has sided...
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New hearing sought in lawmaker subpoena fight

©2023 The News Service of Florida. All rights reserved TALLAHASSEE — Plaintiffs’ attorneys Monday asked a full federal appeals court to take up a dispute about whether 14 current and former Florida lawmakers should have...

Florida CFO suggests new law to fund legal fees for presidential candidates amid Trump’s legal challenges

Listen:   Amid former president Donald Trump’s current legal problems, Florida’s Chief Financial Officer wants a new law to fund legal fees for presidential candidates in Florida. Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Patronis mentioned the idea...
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Free To Speak, Power To Dismiss

The Florida Legislature convenes a special session to support Israel but the governor has called for Florida’s universities to “disband” pro-Palestinian groups. The pattern of dismissals of elected officials the governor does not like and...
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The Scoop: Wed., October 18, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

Blast kills hundreds Doctors in Gaza City are in a desperate bid to save badly wounded victims of a massive blast that killed civilians in a nearby hospital. U.S. President Joe Biden told Israel’s Prime...

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