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FL Supreme Court advisory opinion on Amendment 4 is a win...

The Florida Supreme Court sided with Gov. Ron DeSantis and legislative Republicans in an advisory opinion issued Thursday in which the court said 2018’s...

Gov. DeSantis hails his first-year accomplishments, but your view may vary

Things went swimmingly for Florida during 2019 – at least, judging by year-end summaries issued by the governor’s office and state agencies.Aides to Gov....

Forcing the accused to purchase their freedom creates a two-tiered system...

Bail reform has received a lot of buzz lately.Numerous states have implemented or are studying ways to make pretrial release systems more fair and...

In federal hearing, judge appears skeptical of Florida’s new felon-voting restoration...

U.S. District Judge Robert Hinkle hasn’t clearly signaled how he will rule on a challenge to the Florida Legislature’s law implementing the state’s felon...

Homestead: Close the detention prison for good — it’s a human...

On Aug. 6, I and other representatives of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) toured the Temporary Emergency Influx Shelter in Homestead, where undocumented...

Threats to our voting rights come from outside and within Florida

As the 2020 presidential election approaches, our state faces numerous challenges to a free and fair voting process. Some challenges may come from outside...

DeSantis asks Fla. Supreme Court to weigh in on Amendment 4

Immediately after Gov. Ron DeSantis signed legislation that narrows the field of felons who can vote following the passage of Amendment 4 in November,...

Fla. Dem. Rep. calls border wall ‘narcissistic monument to nativism’

South Florida Democratic U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz is singing the praises of a judicial decision made earlier this week that upholds a freeze...

Research shows putting young prisoners in solitary confinement is dangerous. Some...

Putting young prisoners in solitary confinement greatly increases the risk that they’ll commit suicide. With that as a backdrop, a North Florida legislator is...

Republicans pushing hard-line anti-immigration measures in Legislature

With a national backdrop of anti-immigrant fervor whipped up by President Trump, Florida Republicans are intent on passing laws in the upcoming 2019 legislative...

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