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By Bill Cotterell TALLAHASSEE (Reuters) - A sharply divided Florida Supreme Court told public defenders Thursday they may not withdraw from the appeal of a death row inmate who strangled a cellmate in hopes of being executed. The Charlotte County public defender’s office on Florida's west coast had sought to end representation of James Robertson, who the high court’s ruling said “wishes to argue ...
A state judicial panel has recommended to the Florida Supreme Court that Polk County Judge Susan Barber Flood receive a public reprimand for a relationship with her courtroom bailiff, James "Bubba" Maxcy III.
County commissioners voted unanimously Tuesday to join a lawsuit against the Florida Department of Juvenile Justice to recover $4.8 million in overcharges Polk County claims for housing juvenile prisoners.
BARTOW, Fla. (AP) — A central Florida judge accused of approving false time sheets says the criminal charges brought against her should be dropped. Circuit Judge Beth Harlan was arrested last year following an investigation by the State Attorney's Office.