Civil Rights

Florida State Seminoles quaterback Jameis Winston leaves his student conduct code hearing on December 2, 2014 in Tallahassee, Florida. The hearing will continue on Wednesday December 3rd. (Source: Jeff Gammons/Getty Images)

2nd Day Of Jameis Winston Conduct Hearing Underway

Florida State QB Jameis Winston is spending his second day in a hearing that could determine his future at his school.

12/03/2014

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Commissioners Extend Protection For Transgender Individuals

The House was filled with conflicting t-shirts and badges as Miami-Dade Commissioners voted 8-3 to extend protection against discrimination to transgender individuals.

12/02/2014

TALLAHASSEE, FL - APRIL 12: Jameis Winston #5 of the Garnet team reacts to a pass against the Gold team during Florida State's Garnet and Gold spring game at Doak Campbell Stadium on April 12, 2014 in Tallahassee, Florida.

Lawsuit Seen Likely Against FSU’s Jameis Winston

Jameis Winston avoided criminal charges after a woman said he sexually assaulted her. But the Florida State quarterback can’t seem to move on from the case as a possible civil lawsuit and potential punishment from the university looms ahead.

10/02/2014

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ACLU Calls For Investigation Of Gender-Based Classes

A civil rights group is calling for a federal investigation into single-gender classes in three Florida counties.

09/03/2014

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Second Florida Sheriff’s Deputy Gets Prison In Ponzi Case

A second former Broward Sheriff’s Office deputy has been sentenced to prison for falsely arresting a woman as part of a $1.2 billion Ponzi scheme operated by a disbarred lawyer.

07/24/2014

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CBS Event Marks Civil Rights Anniversary

A CBS News event Thursday marking the 50th anniversary of civil rights legislation is both a look back at history and a glimpse into future business opportunities for a broadcast news division.

07/23/2014

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Historic Liberty City Restaurant Closing Its Doors After 59 Years

Jumbo’s is as well known for its shrimp as it is for its history.

07/22/2014

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FSU Addresses Campus Safety Amid Federal Probe

Florida State University is hiring a Title IX director and two sexual violence prevention coordinators before the fall term starts in five weeks.

07/22/2014

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Clergy Call On Gov. Scott To Restore Voting Rights

Florida religious leaders are calling on Gov. Rick Scott and state officials to restore the civil rights of former felons.

06/29/2014

Civil rights attorney John de Leon.  (Source: CBS4)

Facing South Florida: KKK Flag Flap

Jim talks civil rights with a local attorney after emotions rise and tempers flare in a South Florida neighborhood, because one resident decides to fly a KKK flag outside on his property.

CBS4–03/10/2014

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