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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...

Senate Democrats want assault weapons ban on the table when Legislature...

Seizing on comments made by Florida’s Republican state Senate President Bill Galvano that he wants to understand the “various factors involved in mass shootings,”...

More prisoners are exonerated from Florida’s death row than anywhere else...

Florida has more exonerations of death row inmates than any other state in the country – in fact, there’s been one exoneration of a...

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...

An unprecedented expansion of school vouchers across Florida? Lawsuits are likely...

Setting up the potential to reverse a 13-year-old court ruling that blocked the expansion of school vouchers, Gov. Ron DeSantis on Friday outlined a...

More legal weed laws coming to Florida?

Cannabis activists and supportive state lawmakers say they will propose a host of measures during this spring’s legislative session to give Floridians more access...

Gov. Ron DeSantis disappoints the LGBTQ community

Relations between the LGBTQ community and the Rick Scott administration were rocky, to say the least, over the past eight years. Will it be...

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