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Gruver v. Barton

The American Civil Liberties Union, ACLU of Florida, NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, and Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law filed a federal lawsuit challenging a new state law that creates wealth-based hurdles to voting and undermines Floridians’ overwhelming support for Am

January 17, 2020 Voting Rights

Calvin v. Jefferson Co. Board of Commissioners

ACLUFL and Florida Justice Institute filed a lawsuit challenging "prison gerrymandering", a practice that includes non voting prisoners in a district's population, inflating the voting power of the districts voters.

January 2, 2020

McArdle v. City of Ocala

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.

September 18, 2019 Criminal Justice

Phoebe Flanagan v. State of Florida

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.

February 19, 2019 Criminal Justice

Peter Sean Brown v. Richard Ramsay

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.

December 5, 2018 Immigrants' Rights

Keohane v. Jones, et al

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.

August 22, 2018