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
Our office has sued State Representative Charles Clemons on behalf of one of his constituents, Peter Attwood, in a free speech case challenging Rep.
The American Civil Liberties Union, the ACLU of Florida, the Center for Reproductive Rights, and Richard Johnson of Tallahassee, filed suit to challenge a law that would interfere with a woman’s right to have an abortion in Florida.
An accused may be detained pretrial by two methods. When no conditions of pretrial release would reasonably assure public safety or the accused’s required appearance, the government may seek pretrial detention pursuant to Florida’s pretrial detention statute and rule. Under this first method, t
Lazaro Rodriguez, a 58-year-old Latino man living in North Miami with his wife and son, was arrested by Miami-Dade police the day before his 55th birthday and charged with two misdemeanor counts of resisting an officer without violence and a felony of threatening a public servant.