This week the United States Supreme Court ruled in a 5 to 4 decision that a Florida law setting strict criteria based on IQ test scores to determine a defendant’s eligibility for the death penalty is unconstitutional. Justices ruled the state’s law was too rigid.
The U.S. Supreme Court announced this week that it won’t hear Gov. Rick Scott’s appeal of a lower court's ruling striking down the effort to make all state employees undergo suspicionless drug testing.
After almost two rocky years, state officials have decided to suspend its non-citizen voter purge—for now.
Advocates have filed another lawsuit this week in the ongoing fight for gay marriage in Florida.
State lawmakers could be considering new restrictions for how people can return completed absentee ballots soon.
Last week, Gov. Rick Scott’s administration shut down an attempt to open an early voting site at the University of Florida. The decision has sparked outrage from voting rights group, which only recently convinced the Florida Legislature to increase early voting sites around the state, as well as Democrats and local election officials.