Courts- General
See also: Judicial Proceedings

Court upholds order denying drone records May 2016 (40:05), p. 2

Court rules on FOIA fee reduction for students May 2016 (40:05), p. 1

Supreme Court rules First Amendment protects police officer demoted for perceived speech May 2016 (40:05), p. 1

Court rules commission not subject to public records law December 2015 (39:12), p. 2

Scott's administration back in court over records December 2015 (39:12), p. 2

DMCA takedowns require fair use consideration October 2015 (39:10), p. 1

Court upholds campaign law June 2015 (39:06), p.2

Court rules on House adjournment June 2015 (39:06), p.1

Court limits media coverage May 2015 (39:05), p.3

Federal judge declassifies NSA monitoring opinion October 2013 (37:10), p.3

New rule prohibits devices during cout proceedings August 2013 (37:8), p.2

Judge defers ruling on Fox News confidential sources June 2013 (37:6), p.2

Court grants access to user info in Wikileaks probe March 2013 (37:3), p.3

Program promotes access to federal court rulings March 2013 (37:3), p.1

Supreme Court to consider 12-year-old sealing order December 2012 (36:12), p.3

Judge denies gag order in Zimmerman case December 2012 (36:12), p.1

Florida court records going digital but not online December 2012 (36:12), p.1

Courtroom cameras inform the public dialogueSeptember 2012 (36:9), p.The back page

High Court strikes down FCC fines for "indecency"August 2012 (36:8), p.The back page

State high court orders mandatory electronic filings August 2012 (36:8), p.1

Proposal shows budget reduction for Fla. courts February 2012 (36:2), p.1

Judge holds secret meetings to find leakersDecember 2011 (35:12), p.2

Fla. high court limits information in court files October 2011 (35:10), p.1

Proposed Fla. law would prevent juror profiteering September 2011 (35:9), p.1

Appeals court overturns law on stereo volume July 2011 (35:7), p.1

Plaintiffs in "Girls Gone Wild" suit get anonymity March 2011 (35:3), p.2

Florida Ba r considers limits on citizen journalists March 2011 (35:3), p.1

Duckett family settles CNN suit January 2011 (35:1), p.3

Fla. plaintiffs take anonymity plea to 11th Circuit January 2011 (35:1), p.1

Federal judges approve pilot camera study November 2010 (34:11), p.3

Rule change targets falsification of criminal records April 2010 (34:4), The Back Page

National litigation fund gives first awards to Florida FOI activists April 2010 (34:4), p. 3

Review spurs use of forms to seal civil casesApril 2010 (34:4), Pg. 3

Appeals court: No right to speak at open meetings(Tallahassee) April 2010 (34:4), p. 1

'Tweeting' new lingo in instructions (Tallahassee) March 2010 (34:3), Pg. 2

Judge denies request to close murder trialFebruary 2010 (34:2), p. 3

Fla. Supreme Court: Recordings are open to public (Tallahassee) October 2009 (33:10), p. 1

Court recordings request rejected (Tampa)July 2009 (33:7)p. 1

Federal Cour allows Web updates(West Palm Beach) July 2009 (33:7), p. 1

Judge takes back gag order (Tallahassee) June 2009 (33:6); p. 1

Back-up recordings a concern (Highlands County) April 2009 (33:4), p. 3

Gag orders denied in two cases (Bradenton) April 2009 (33:4), p. 3

DOJ may seal online pleas (Washington, D.C.) March 2008 (32:3), p. 3

Newspaper reoups fees (Fort Lauderdale) March 2008 (32:3), p. 1

Judge rules school district must release retirement program records (West Palm Beach) February 2008 (32:2), p. 3

Judge orders gag in murder trial (Miami-Dade County) February 2008 (32:2), p. 3

Judge denies bid to close hearing (Atlanta) December 2007 (31:12) p.1

ABA discards proposal to seal some criminal records (San Francisco) September 2007 (31:9), p. 2

Prosecutor will stop altering informant records (Miami-Dade County) February 2007 (31:2), p. 2

U.S. Supreme Court shows signs of less secrecy (Washington D.C.) January 2007 (31:1), The Back Page

Secret docket investigations lead to consideration of new rules. (Miami) October 2006 (30:10), p. 1

Candidate's lawsuit remains sealed before election. (Sarasota) October 2006 (30:10), p. 2

Judge demands reporters' names in Trump trial. (Miami) October 2006 (30:10), p. 2

Documents released, then sealed in Ocala murder case. (Ocala) October 2006 (30:10), p. 2

Media General wins hearing before sealing of documents. (Tampa) September 2006 (30:9), p. 1

Court orders more study of online records access. (Tallahassee) September 2006 (30:9), p. 1

Paper sues for secret docket details. (Broward County) August 2006 (30:8), p. 3

Judge keeps mass murder hearing open. (Daytona Beach) July 2006 (30:7), p.1

Clerks push redaction changes (Tallahassee) May 2006 (30:5), p. 2

Federal courts hear numerous media law cases (Annual FOI Report 2005) p. 3

Judge dismisses suit against UF (Gainesville) December 2005 (29:12), p. 1

High Court takes speech, religion cases for docket (Supreme Court) November 2005 (29:11), p. 1

Court declines to hear media cases (Supreme Court) November 2005 (29:11) p. 2

Judges maintain secret manual of court policies (Miami) September 2005 (29:9), p. 1

TV reporter faces trial for trespass (Miami) August 2005 (29:8), p. 3

Supreme Court declines to hear case, sets precedent for secret proceedings. (Supreme Court) May 2004 (28:5), p. 1

Court of Appeals says officer was justified in arrest. (Eleventh Circuit) March 2004 (28:3), p. 1

Judge allows cameras in courtroom during JungleLand Zoo trial. (Kissimmee) August 2003 (27:8), p. 1

Temporary restraining order chills TV reports. February 2003 (27:2), Back Page

Judge lifts restraining order (Tampa) January 2003 (27:1), p. 1

Remarks prompt Bar complaint (Escambia County) September 2002 (26:9), p. 3

Accused accomplice wants trial televised (Washington) February 2002 (26:2), p. 2

Judge jails journalist for contempt (Houston), September 2001 (25:9), p. 1

Judge logo secret unveiled on T-shirt (Panama City), January 2001 (25:1), p. 2

Tire safety subject to suit (West Palm Beach), December 2000 (24:12), p. 2

Town clerk fired for discussing suit (Beverly Beach), August 2000 (24:8), p. 3

Judge issues order for media in high-profile cases (Miami), August 2000 (24:8), p.1

Judge steps down to avoid perception of bias, January 2000, (24:1), p. 1

Judge: no gag order for project opponent (Venice), November 1999 (23:11), p. 2

Attorney fined for breaking gag order (Tampa), September 1999 (23:9), p. 2

Court hearings, hospital records remain open (Fort Pierce) April 1999 (23:4), p. 3

Judge denies request for gag order in murder trial (Vero Beach), October 1998 (22:10), p. 3

Judge lifts ban on broadcasting jurors faces (Orlando), October 1998 (22:10), p. 2

Private company’s records open (Tampa), September 1998 (22:9), p.1

Mayor acquitted of battery charge (Ft. Myers), August 1998 (22:8), p. 1

Judge rejects paper's objection to jury's outing (Tallahassee), July 1998 (22:7), p. 2

U.S. Supreme Court refuses to hear broadcast case (Washington, DC), July 1998 (22:7), p. 1

U.S. Supreme Court rules in favor of tax refund, May 1998 (22:5), p l.1

Executed search warrants can be exempt from disclosure (Jacksonville), April 1998 (22:4), p. 1

False records get judge removed (Tallahassee), July 1997 (21:7), p. 1

DCA holds that tape of court proceedings is not a judicial record (Tampa), November 1996 (20:11),p. 3

Judge upholds ban; rules that Rolling fiancee may not keep tabloid profits (Gainesville), December 1995 (19:12), p. 3

Judge prohibits reporter testimony (Boca Raton), November 1995 (19:11), p. 3

Talk shows will have to wait for videotape of vandals (Jacksonville), April 1995 (19:4), p. 3

Attorney’s out-of-court obscenities sanctioned (Clearwater), November 1994 (18:11), p. 3

Clothes with religious message OK in court (West Palm Beach), November 1994 (18:11), p. 2

Judge stops Rolling’s profits from Globe story (Gainesville), October 1994 (18:10), p. 3

Court OKs broadcast of murder confession (Miami), July 1994 (18:7), p. 3

Judge orders restitution to families of Rolling’s victims (Starke), July 1994 (18:7), p. 1

Court says photo ban was unconstitutional (Tampa), April 1994 (18:4), p. 3

Prospective jurors to be questioned in private (Pensacola), March 1994 (18:3), p. 3

Alachua judge opens Rolling jury selection (Gainesville), March 1994 (18:3), p. 1

Former suspect seeks to block release of affidavits (Gainesville), November 1993 (17:10), p. 2

Judge revokes station’s trial credentials (WCPX), June 1993 (17:6), p. 2

Judge blocks publication of Lozano trial jurors’ identities (Miami), March 1993 (17:3), p. 3

U.S. Magistrate probes source of leak to The Miami Herald, July 1992 (16:7), p. 3

Rolling’s lawyer asks court to throw out murder indictment (Gainesville), July 1992 (16:7), p. 1

Judge won’t meet in secret with attorneys (Stuart), August-September 1991 (15:8), p. 3

Kennedy Smith trial postponed, August-September 1991 (15:8), p. 3

Miami policeman’s convictions overturned, July 1991 (15:7), p. 3

Trial judge grants change of venue (Inverness), July 1991 (15:7), p. 3