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State required to pay legal fees in gay-marriage fight

April 19, 2016

By DARA KAM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Lawyers representing plaintiffs who successfully challenged Florida’s ban on same-sex marriage are entitled to collect legal fees from the state, a federal judge has ruled. U.S. District Judge…


County sued over invocations

July 7, 2015

Alleging violations of the state and federal constitutions, the American Civil Liberties Union and other groups filed a lawsuit Tuesday against the Brevard County Commission because atheists and other non-religious people have been prevented from offering…


2016 Florida Ballot: Rights Restoration Amendment

February 5, 2015

Sara Latshaw, Director for American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Florida—Northwest Region, stopped me earlier this week to talk about the ACLU initiative to restore the rights for people who have been convicted of felonies and…

Crime Escambia County News Protests

Attorney-Client Privilege: The Movie

February 16, 2012

The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office is again being scrutinized over questionable recording equipment in interview rooms. After apparently learning of plans to install video cameras in rooms designated for inmates to meet with their attorneys, the…