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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...

National anti-censorship groups blast Florida Dept. Of Corrections for banning recent...

National anti-censorship groups are chastising the Florida Department of Corrections for banning the Militant, a weekly newspaper published by the Socialist Party.Christopher Finn, the...

The strange world of banned books in Florida prisons

More than eight years after it was published, author Michelle Alexander’s The New Jim Crow continues to reap praise for its depiction of the...

Groups file lawsuit on behalf of Florida Keys resident who was...

The American Civil Liberties Union of Florida and the Southern Poverty Law Center filed a federal lawsuit against Monroe County Sheriff Richard Ramsay on...

There’s still a chance to extend voter registration deadline, advocates say.

After a Tallahassee judge rejected extending voter registration for another week because of Hurricane Michael, advocates are still hoping to get an extension.A lawsuit filed...

Welcome to the election: More than 2.5 million vote-by-mail ballot go...

Although the general election doesn’t take place for five more weeks, voting in the Nov. 6 election effectively begins this week as more than 2.5...

ACLU report says young and minority voters have more vote-by-mail ballots...

More Floridians are voting early by mail, but a greater percentage of the mail-in ballots cast by young people and people of color are...

What is going on in Amendment 6’s “Marsy’s Law”?

Who wouldn’t vote to give rights to crime victims?Voters must decide just that in November when they see “Marsy’s Law” (part of Amendment 6)...

ACLU’s Howard Simon retiring after nearly half a century: “You blink,...

Howard Simon remembers when he was vice president of student government at the City College of New York and the organization received a telegram...

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