American Civil Liberties Union
In the final days of the legislative session, the Florida legislature passed a bill which limits the appeals and speeds up the execution process of those on death row.
Could drones soon be patrolling the skies over the Sunshine State. A bill that would allow law enforcement to use the unmanned aircraft under narrow guidelines is moving quickly through the Florida House on Thursday.
In silence, before Tuesday’s Miami-Dade County Commission meeting, Rabbi Avroham Brashevitzky dropped 26 coins into a charity box; each representing an adult or children killed last in Friday’s mass shooting at an elementary school in Connecticut.
Miami-Dade Police shot and killed 47-year-old Alexis Suarez Tuesday night, but it’s what detectives did after the shooting that has raised questions from the dead man’s daughter and the American Civil Liberties Union.
A coalition of citizens and a Hispanic advocacy group, with the help of the American Civil Liberties Union, have filed a federal suit to stop Governor Rick Scott’s purging of “non-citizens” from the voter rolls.
A Florida federal judge has stopped one of Governor Rick Scott’s signature pieces of legislation requiring welfare applicants to pass a drug test.
The first figures are in for the recently mandated welfare drug tests and officials say it’s very difficult to draw accurate conclusions on it effectiveness.
The American Civil Liberties Union of Florida has filed suit in federal court against a new state law that requires welfare recipients to pass a drug test.
The American Civil Liberties Union has reached a settlement with the City of Miami Beach and two of the city’s police officers for the wrongful arrest of Harold Strickland, a gay former Miami Beach resident.
Faced with a pending lawsuit, Governor Rick Scott has ordered all agency heads, except the Department of Corrections, to delay implementing a policy of drug testing state workers.