During every Florida Legislative Session, the ACLU of Florida works to accomplish positive reforms for civil liberties and civil rights and defend every Floridians' rights. Our legislative priorities this year cover a broad array of civil liberties issues including, criminal justice reform, LGBT rights, immigrant's rights, reproductive rights, religious liberty, and voting rights. 

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Non-Prison Sanctions

Increasing the prison-sentence threshold from 22 to 44 points points for certain offenders, thus providing that individuals who receive fewer than 44 points must receive a sanction other than prison (e.g., community control, probation, supervision, diversion).

January 23, 2020 Criminal Justice

Prohibiting Solitary Confinement for Youth

Prohibiting a youth from being placed in disciplinary confinement; authorizing a youth to be placed in emergency confinement if certain conditions are met; limiting the allowable length of time for emergency confinement Prohibits DOC or local government from subjecting youth to solitary confineme

January 21, 2020 Juvenile Justice

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