The lawsuit against Sheriff Wendell Hall, filed in the federal court in Pensacola on behalf of three inmates, claims that the policy put in place on July 26 violates the inmates’ free-speech and privacy rights and restricts their ability to communicate with their friends and family. In a federal lawsuit in 2008, the ACLU was successful in […]
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The Fair Housing Center of the Greater Palm Beaches has filed a federal lawsuit against the Boca Teeca Condominium No. 9 Association. The suit, filed on Monday, accuses the condo complex of violating the federal Fair Housing Act of 1968. The Palm Beach County Office of Equal Opportunity investigated a complaint from real estate agent Margo […]
They called it the “The Texas Jail.” A ramshackle cluster of cells purchased from the Lone Star State, shipped to Key West on a barge and placed by crane on the second floor of the Monroe County Jail. Randall Berg was executive director of the new Florida Justice Institute when he first took an interest […]