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Bradford County Branch of the NAACP v. City of Starke

In 1986, the Bradford NAACP and individual plaintiffs filed class actions against Bradford County, the School Board, and the City of Starke, claiming that their at-large elections diluted Black voting strength in violation of Sec. 2 of the Voting Rights Act.

July 12, 2022 Voting Rights

Barnett v. Tony

Decarceration has always been an emergency, a life and death proposition, but COVID-19 makes this effort intensely urgent.

August 2, 2021 Criminal Justice


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