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Florida execution planned tomorrow

Florida is preparing to execute Gary Ray Bowles Thursday for one in a string of murders targeting gay men during the 1990s. If the...

It’s called ‘the Department of Corrections’ not ‘the Department of Punishment’

When it comes to reforming Florida’s criminal justice system, “everyone’s generally for it – the question is what that means,” Tallahassee lobbyist and clemency...

FL Dept. of Corrections says it fired one officer and disciplined...

The Florida Department of Corrections says it has terminated one employee and disciplined three others who joked about committing violence on inmates at correctional...

FL Dept. of Corrections bans socialist newspaper for inmates; critics protest

Civil liberties groups are protesting the Florida Department of Correction’s ban on allowing inmates to read The Militant, a socialist weekly newspaper published by...

So much for bold criminal justice reforms – modest changes to...

A measure that aims to make modest changes to some of Florida’s hard line criminal justice policies passed the Legislature Friday, and is now...

State Dept. of Corrections assistant general counsel resigns over offensive social...

A Florida Department of Corrections attorney has resigned over comments he made about black people during a conversation on Facebook.“Black people need to stop...

Army Major General will head Florida Department of Corrections

Gov.-elect DeSantis has appointed a former U.S. Army Major General and former Trump staffer to head the Florida Department of Corrections.It’s retired United States...

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...

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