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Southern Poverty Law Center sues for access to state prison records...

The Southern Poverty Law Center is demanding public records about state inmates at risk of contracting COVID-19 behind bars and is suing the Florida...

As the state fails to act, a federal judge promises relief...

At the conclusion of an eight-day trial over the constitutionality of a Florida law requiring former felons to pay all their court costs before...

Opening testimony in voting-rights trial includes evidence of racial disparity, administrative...

The question of whether Latoya Moreland and hundreds of thousands of Floridians like her will be able to vote in this year’s presidential election...

Inmate infections spike at state prisons; feds report first case among...

Update: Hours after publishing this report, the U.S. Bureau of Prisons reported that a second federal facility in Florida has at least one employee...

Failed legislation would have helped inmates get out as virus spreads...

Reform-minded lawmakers sponsored legislation in 2020 that would have allowed low-risk, elderly and sickly inmates to be released before coronavirus took hold in Florida’s...

Federal prison infections double overnight; 12 FL prison staff have COVID-19

Confirmed cases of COVID-19 in federal prisons doubled in one day, from 28 on Tuesday to 57 on Wednesday, although none were reported in...

Civil rights groups ask Florida and other states to protect prisoners...

The Southern Poverty Law Center and other civil rights groups are asking Florida, Mississippi, Louisiana, and federal officials to protect the health and safety...

Harmful and inhumane prison conditions demand action by lawmakers, but is...

Last October, Florida Department of Corrections Secretary Mark Inch, appointed by Gov. Ron DeSantis, warned Florida lawmakers about growing tensions in the state’s prisons.“The...

Lawsuit alleges Marjory Stoneman Douglas commission violated open meeting laws

In what began as criticisms of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Commission – set up to review school safety following the...

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...

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