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U.S. Supreme Court

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Challenges to Florida’s 6-member juries are rejected by SCOTUS

The U.S. Supreme Court rejected constitutional challenges to Florida’s use of six-member juries in most felony trials.
social media

U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments in a First Amendment fight over Florida’s social media law on Feb. 26

The Florida social media law, in part, would prevent large platforms from banning political candidates from their sites.
social media

Industry groups tell the U.S. Supreme Court that Florida’s social media law is “entirely incompatible with the First Amendment”

The Supreme Court said in September that it will take up the case and a challenge to a similar Texas law.
drag performers

U.S. Supreme Court rejects DeSantis administration’s request to overturn a court’s decision that Florida’s law on drag shows violates the First Amendment

The U.S. Supreme Court denied Florida's request to stay a ruling that blocked a law aimed at preventing children from attending drag shows.
drag performers

Hamburger Mary’s to Supreme Court: the block on Florida’s drag show law should continue

There's a statewide preliminary injunction against a Florida law aimed at preventing children from attending drag shows.
social media

U.S. Supreme Court will discuss Florida’s social media law

The U.S. Supreme Court will discuss whether to hear a First Amendment challenge to a Florida law restricting social media companies.
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DeSantis: Florida goes ‘even further’ after SCOTUS ruling on affirmative action

Gov. Ron DeSantis told a Moms for Liberty convention that Florida goes “even further” than the Supreme Court ruling stopping affirmative action in college admissions.
Florida wetlands

How will Supreme Court’s Sackett v EPA decision impact Florida wetlands and development?

The recent Sackett v EPA decision by the U.S. Supreme Court could have a major impact on wetlands across the country and in Florida.
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The Supreme Court has declared it unconstitutional, but Florida lawmakers approve the death penalty in child rapes

The Florida Legislature passed a bill that would allow the death penalty for people who commit sexual battery on children under age 12.
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U.S. Supreme Court eyes Florida’s social media law

The U.S. Supreme Court will discuss a 2021 Florida law that placed restrictions on major social-media companies such as Facebook and Twitter.
Supreme Court overturns Roe vs. Wade

A St. Petersburg rally on the day U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe

Abortion rights rally photographs along the downtown waterfront of St. Petersburg, Florida, June 24, 2022.
Pro-choice rally

Florida reproductive rights advocates react to the apparent Supreme Court draft decision to overturn Roe v Wade

Reproductive rights advocates in Florida react to the apparent Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v Wade.

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