Category Archives: Civil Rights

This is what it looks like to make a public records request in Florida


This is what public records access looks like at AHCA (Florida’s Agency for Health Care Administration).  What is not clear from the photo (but exceedingly clear in the video that will be forthcoming) is that I was surrounded by at … Continue reading

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Carlos Miller – NOT GUILTY

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My friend and fellow activist Carlos Miller was found Not Guilty in his criminal trial this past week.  Miller is a professional photojournalist and was arrested by the Miami-Dade Police Department while he was covering the eviction of Occupy Miami. … Continue reading

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Zimmerman Case & Potential Sunshine Violations


In a case that has captured the attention of the world, an interesting twist has now appeared with respect to public records access.  According to an article published by WKMG in Orlando, the Prosecutors, the Defense counsel and the judge … Continue reading

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Man Held in Solitary Confinement 2 Years After DWI Gets $22M | NBC4 Washington


Man Held in Solitary Confinement 2 Years After DWI Gets $22M | NBC4 Washington. For my readers who are still not convinced there is a crisis of liberty in the United States take a moment and read the article linked … Continue reading

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10 Reasons The U.S. Is No Longer The Land Of The Free


In an article written by law professor Jonothan Turley entitled 10 Reasons The U.S. Is No Longer The Land Of The Free the author enumerates some of the horrible decisions made by the political leadership of the United States since 9/11, including Bush … Continue reading

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Supreme Court rules warrant needed for GPS tracking – USATODAY.com


Supreme Court rules warrant needed for GPS tracking – USATODAY.com. WASHINGTON – In a major decision on privacy in the digital age, the Supreme Court ruled Monday that police need a warrant before attaching a GPS device to a person’s … Continue reading

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The Prosecutor Who Cleared Nick Christie’s Jailers For Pepper-Spraying Him to Death Had a History of Letting Cops Off the Hook


An article published by Reason Magazine illustrates the importance of public records access.  The article recounts the tragic and disturbing tale of Nick Christie, an Ohio man who died in the custody of and at the hands of the Lee County … Continue reading

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City Councils Called to Account for Their Illegal Meeting


PRESS RELEASE:  Southwest Ranches and Pembroke Pines City Councils Sued Over Sunshine Violations For Immediate Release City Councils Called to Account for Their Illegal Meeting Yesterday the law firm of Thomas & LoCicero filed a lawsuit on behalf of brothers … Continue reading

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Injustice Everywhere: Worst Police Misconduct Videos of 2011


On of my favorite blogs, http://www.InjusticeEverywhere.com has posted their picks for the worst (most egregious) Police Misconduct Videos of 2011.  While other media outlets are ticking off their own “best” and “most” lists for the past year, http://www.InjusticeEverywhere.com‘s list really … Continue reading

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Reality TV show case leads to disclosure of Broward cops in trouble with the law – South Florida Sun-Sentinel.com


Reality TV show case leads to disclosure of Broward cops in trouble with the law – South Florida Sun-Sentinel.com. In an article published by the South Florida Sun-Sentinel it has come to light that State Attorneys maintain a list of … Continue reading

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