This morning, Florida Gov. DeSantis announced he would suspend State Attorney Monique Worrell, an elected official representing Orange-Osceola counties, on unsubstantiated grounds.
Today, legal organizations, including the Southern Poverty Law Center, ACLU, ACLU of Florida, Americans for Immigrant Justice, and American Immigration Council, filed a motion for a preliminary injunction to block Section 10 of Florida’s draconian anti-immigrant law, Senate Bill 1718.
Civil Rights Groups Appeal to the Supreme Court, Challenging Miami City Commission's Racially Gerrymandered Map
On Friday night, a federal appeals court permitted a racially gerrymandered Miami district map to go into effect. On Sunday, the plaintiffs filed an emergency application to the Supreme Court, seeking to vacate the appeals court stay, and reinstate the district court's original order for a fair map.
Today, the ACLU of Florida filed a lawsuit against the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) in a state court for refusing to promptly turn over records directly related to immigration-related laws and policies.
Today, legal organizations, including the Southern Poverty Law Center, American Civil Liberties Union, ACLU of Florida, Americans for Immigrant Justice and American Immigration Council, filed a federal lawsuit challenging Florida’s new anti-immigrant law, Senate Bill 1718.
Federal Court Blocks Florida Law that Targets Voter Registration, Civic Engagement, and Political Speech
A federal court today blocked a provision of a new Florida law, SB 7050, which undermines community-based organizations performing voter registration.