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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

Doe v. Santa Rosa School Board

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

March 26, 2018

Attwood v. Clemons

Our office has sued State Representative Charles Clemons on behalf of one of his constituents, Peter Attwood, in a free speech case challenging Rep.

March 26, 2018 Free Speech

Knight v. 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

October 24, 2017 Criminal Justice

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