The Southern Legal Counsel, ACLU of Florida, and pro bono attorney Andy Pozzuto filed filed a federal class action lawsuit against the city of Ocala on behalf of more than 200 other similarly situated homeless persons who have been arrested for sleeping or resting in public areas.
Phoebe Flanagan is challenging the Escambia County, Fla., Clerk’s conditioning her driver’s license on monthly payments from her only fungible source of income, her SSI disability benefits, as a violation of federal and state law and basic fundamental fairness.
The ACLU, ACLU of Florida, Southern Poverty Law Center, and Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP filed a federal lawsuit on behalf of a natural-born U.S. citizen who was unlawfully detained and nearly deported as a result of a Florida sheriff’s improper collaboration with ICE.
The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), the American Civil Liberties Union of Florida, and DLA Piper LLP filed a federal lawsuit challenging the Florida Department of Corrections’ (DOC) denial of medically necessary care for a transgender woman currently detained in a state men’s prison.
In 2008, the ACLU sued the School Board for Santa Rosa County, Florida, to stop school officials from using their governmental positions to promote their personal religious beliefs in public schools. School officials, including Principal Frank Lay, routinely and pervasively promoted, endorsed, a
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