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Judge allows federal lawsuit over solitary confinement in Florida to continue

A federal judge will allow a group of Florida prisoners to continue their lawsuit against the state over the use of solitary confinement in...

Senate Democrat refiles bill to ban solitary confinement for incarcerated youth

Seven states have banned solitary confinement for juveniles in state prison systems, and a North Florida Democrat would like the Sunshine State to become...

Civil rights groups sue FL for using solitary confinement for juveniles

Citing scientific, medical, and mental health evidence comparing solitary confinement to torture, three civil justice groups have filed a federal class action lawsuit against...

Saying solitary confinement is cruel, groups file suit against state

Laurette Philipsen served more than eight years at a Florida prison for grand theft. Undoubtedly the worst part of her time at Marion County’s...

Judge: Florida Department of Corrections must treat all prisoners with hepatitis...

A federal judge has issued a final order declaring that the state’s Department of Corrections (FDC) must provide treatment to all incarcerated people with...

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