The group of legislators, attorneys, police and legal experts stopped short of calling for an absolute repeal.
A federal judge's ruling strikes down Florida's first-in-the-nation drug testing law – and could give pause to other states considering suspicionless drug testing of state workers or others receiving state funds.
For years, gun laws had grown less restrictive. But some gun rights advocacy has been curtailed after the Trayvon Martin shooting, which has provided ammunition for gun control groups.
Judge Jessica Recksiedler disclosed a potential conflict of interest. Circuit Judge Kenneth Lester Jr. will take over the Trayvon Martin case
A special prosecutor issued an arrest warrant for George Zimmerman in the Trayvon Martin case. But earlier, local police had refused to do so, raising questions about the legal process.
George Zimmerman has been charged with second-degree murder in the death of Trayvon Martin. Florida’s Stand Your Ground law could loom large moving forward.
Special prosecutor Angela Corey will not convene a grand jury in the Trayvon Martin case, she announced Monday. So far, George Zimmerman hasn't been charged with any crime.
Florida lawmakers opposed to Stand Your Ground have formed a task force to investigate the law following the killing of Trayvon Martin. Among its members: prosecutors, judges, and tourism officials.
Angela Corey, special prosecutor in the Trayvon Martin case is known for her tough tactics aimed at locking up criminals for long sentences and making it difficult to negotiate light plea bargains.
Trayvon Martin protesters plan Friday morning rally in Tallahassee, Fla. How do Travon Martin supporters and civil rights activists define justice?