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To cover Gov. DeSantis news conference, reporters had to undergo invasive...

Reporters who showed up for at the Florida Emergency Operations Center Friday for Gov. Ron DeSantis’ briefing on Hurricane Isaias, which has prompted tropical...

Racial disparities in Florida’s criminal justice system are shameful

The U.S. Census Bureau states that 17 percent of Florida citizens are Black, while the Florida Department of Corrections reports that 47 percent of...

3 Republicans join House Democrats in passing sweeping police reform

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House passed a sweeping police reform package Thursday night in response to massive civil unrest over police brutality.The package cleared...

ACLU calls on FL to tackle racial inequalities during pandemic and...

The national American Civil Liberties Union and the ACLU of Florida is calling on the state to provide more detailed race, ethnicity and other...

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...

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