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Court sides with online firms in Fla. tax dispute

A divided three-judge panel sided with online travel companies such as Expedia Inc. and Travelocity on Thursday in a dispute over how much tax they must pay on hotel rooms booked in Florida. Full story

Disbarred Florida lawyer caught after 26 years on run in drug case

(Reuters) - A disbarred Florida lawyer, on the run for 26 years after failing to show up for his prison term for drug money laundering, was behind bars in Miami on Thursday after being caught in Mexico, federal authorities said. Full story

Florida court finds for bank in major foreclosure case

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Florida's highest court has ruled a homeowner cannot re-open a voluntarily dismissed foreclosure case despite allegations that the bank falsified documents, giving a win to banks in a closely watched ruling that could have affected thousands of cases in a state hit hard by the f Full story

Florida Supreme Court OKs loud music

   A Florida motorist fined for blasting Justin Timberlake on his way to work was validated by a unanimous Florida Supreme Court ruling stating the right to free speech applies to loud music as well. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

Florida Supreme Court judges fight for their jobs

TALLAHASSEE, Florida (Reuters) - Facing unprecedented political opposition, three Florida Supreme Court justices are fighting back against Republicans and conservative activists seeking to change the balance in the state's highest court by getting voters to fire them. Full story

Florida paved way for self-defense laws, but will it lead way for repeals?

   Senator Gary Siplin and Ken Bell, former Justice of the Florida Supreme Court, discusses the debate over Florida’s “Stand Your Ground” law and the task force created to investigate the state’s law.

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