Dayna Lazarus v. Stacy White, in his Official Capacity as a Member of the Hillsborough County Commission for Hillsborough County, Florida

On June 26, 2017, local activist Dayna Lazarus was ejected from a public workshop of the Hillsborough County Commission after addressing two commissioners and opining that a proposed transportation project was racist. A First Amendment challenge was filed on April 16, 2020.


Daniel Tilley, ACLU of Florida Staff Attorney; ACLU of Florida Greater Tampa Chapter

Pro Bono Law Firm(s)

Luke Lirot, Luke Charles Lirot, P.A.

Date filed

April 15, 2020


US District Court for the Middle District of Florida


Mary S. Scriven



Case number

20-cv-866 (M.D. Fla.)