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The Florida Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to wade in on the state’s controversial new education law.

The case has now been transferred to the Leon County Circuit Court instead.

The costs to settle outstanding prison lawsuits could mean less money to spend on Florida Department of Corrections’ priorities. That’s the message from the new Florida Senate Budget chair.

The Florida Supreme Court has tossed out a case challenging the governor's right to make last minute appointments. The justices say it’s too soon to review because the appointments haven't been made yet. Without a clear ruling, some are worried about a potential constitutional crisis. 

The Florida Supreme Court tossed out a petition Thursday that was attempting to stop Republican Gov. Rick Scott from appointing three Supreme Court justices on the day he leaves office.

A Florida appeals court on Wednesday shot down a lawsuit over public school funding, saying it raises "political questions" that cannot be answered by judges.

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