Legal Issues

DEATH PENALTY  The Florida Attorney General’s Office has stated that they intend to appeal the recent Florida Supreme Court death penalty ruling to the U.S. Supreme Court.  The Florida court ruled that jury death penalty recommendations must be unanimous. DEATH SENTENCE REVIEWS  Reacting to their unanimous death penalty sentencing ruling, the Florida Supreme Court has Read more about Legal Issues[…]

Legal Updates

PORT EVERGLADES DREDGING  The U.S. District Court in Miami is the scene for a lawsuit filed by environmentalists and recreational divers who are challenging the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ decision to dredge Port Everglades.  The suit alleges the decision was made without the required review of the health of the coral reefs within the Read more about Legal Updates[…]