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ACLU v. FDOC

The ACLU of Florida filed a lawsuit against the Florida Department of Corrections to determine how it figures out release dates that affect tens of thousands of people in prison and their families as well as its own internal planning.

May 12, 2021 Criminal Justice

Dream Defenders v. DeSantis

The NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. (LDF), ACLU of Florida, and Community Justice Project filed a federal lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida challenging a recently enacted state law (H.B.

May 5, 2021 Free Speech Racial Justice

Newmark v. Collier Co. Sheriff's Office

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Florida brought a federal lawsuit against the Collier County Sheriff’s Office on behalf of an employee of the sheriff’s department who was repeatedly discriminated against for observing the tenets of the Hasidic Jewish faith.

October 16, 2020

Peery v. City of Miami

The City of Miami sought to dissolve the Pottinger consent decree concerning the treatment of individuals experiencing homelessness in Miami. On February 15, 2019, the district court terminated the decree. We appealed and filed our opening brief on September 13, 2019.

October 16, 2020