Tag: ACLU of Florida
Is a clash of titans inevitable?

Staff ReportsAugust 24, 2018
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Two Florida immigrant rights groups have joined a federal lawsuit challenging the U.S. Commerce Department’s plan to ask people about their citizenship status during the 2020 Census. The lawsuit, filed June 6 in the Southern District of New York, alleges that Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross wants to intentionally discriminate against immigrants of color. Additionally, his […]

Staff ReportsAugust 23, 2018
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A federal judge in Tallahassee has ruled in favor of a transgender inmate who sued the Department of Corrections two years ago for denying her “hormone therapy and other medically necessary treatment.” Reiyn Keohane is currently incarcerated at the Walton Correctional Institution, according to a press release from the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Florida, which represented her.  […]

Drew WilsonFebruary 7, 2018
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The Senate Judiciary Committee voted Tuesday to advance a bill by Sarasota Sen. Greg Steube, SB 1168, that the Consumer Protection Coalition said would “do little to protect consumers” from Assignment of Benefits abuse. The group said it prefers HB 7015 by Rep. Jay Trumbull, which includes modifications to one-way attorney fees which proponents say […]


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