October 16, 2018

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  • 2018 LOBBY DAYS AT THE STATE’S CAPITAL

    ACLU's Florida Campaign for Criminal Justice Reform (CCJR) will be visible and vocal at the state's Capital on each of the four  2018 Legislative lobby days in Tallahassee, Florida. Tuesday, January 16 Wednesday, January 24 Tuesday, February 6 Wednesday, February 21   The CCJR priorities are as follows: 1. Overall Campaign for Criminal Justice Reform 2. Reduce Drivers’ License Suspensions for…

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  • 2018 LOBBY DAYS AT THE STATE'S CAPITAL

    ACLU's Florida Campaign for Criminal Justice Reform (CCJR) will be visible and vocal at the state's Capital on each of the four2018 Legislative lobby days in Tallahassee, Florida. Tuesday, January 16 Wednesday,January 24 Tuesday,February 6 Wednesday,February 21   The CCJR priorities are as follows: 1.Overall Campaign for Criminal Justice Reform 2.Reduce Drivers License Suspensions for…

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  • 2018 LOBBY DAYS AT THE STATE'S CAPITAL

    ACLU's Florida Campaign for Criminal Justice Reform (CCJR) will be visible and vocal at the state's Capital on each of the four2018 Legislative lobby days in Tallahassee, Florida. Tuesday, January 16 Wednesday,January 24 Tuesday,February 6 Wednesday,February 21   The CCJR priorities are as follows: 1.Overall Campaign for Criminal Justice Reform 2.Reduce Drivers License Suspensions for…

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  • IMPORTANT SENTENCING REFORM BILLS IN 2018 FLORIDA SESSION

    12/8/17 The 2018 legislative session starts next month, and this week is the last committee week of the year. There was some movement on an important sentencing reform bill and I wanted to give you an update on where things stand. SB 694, by Senator Jeff Brandes, would allow judges to depart from mandatory minimums…

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  • MARISSA ALEXANDER NOW

    Wondering what Marissa Alexander is doing NOW?  She's fighting and she's only just begun. Introducing: The Marissa Alexander Justice Project. Why I created this organization: I am the Lord’s servant. May your word to me be fulfilled….. The Mission of the MAJP is to provide services that promote the collaboration of broader movements of social justice and…

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  • THE SLOW AND WELCOME DEATH OF MANDATORY MINIMUMS

    Yesterday was an historic day for the sentencing reform movement in Florida. For the first time in more than 20 years Florida repealed a mandatory minimum sentence! As most of you know, we have worked for years to reform Florida’s 10-20-Life gun sentencing law, which has created some of the worst injustices I’ve seen. After…

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  • INTRODUCING THE SENTENCING REFORM AND CORRECTIONS ACT OF 2015

    Molly Gill, Govt Affairs Counsel FAMM 1100 H Street NW  Suite 1000 Washington DC, 20005 (202) 822-6700 FAMILIES AGAINST MANDATORY MINIMUMS SENTENCING REFORM AND CORRECTIONS ACT OF 2015 UPDATE: Senate Judiciary bill summary as well as a section by section factsheet. Full text of bill available here: Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act Summary: The Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act of 2015 is a…

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  • KOCH BROTHERS MAKE NOBLE MOVE

    Courtesy SaintPetersBlog By Mitch Perry -Apr 28, 2015 Koch Brothers latest to seize on 'BAN the BOX' movement.         David    and     Charles “Banning the Box” on job applications for companies who contract with the city of Tampa was a bridge too far for the City Council to consider back…

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