In 2014, Florida legislators relaxed a harsh mandatory-minimum law that many agreed had excessively punished people convicted ...
In 2012, the Florida Legislature’s policy research office issued a stinging indictment of the state’s 1999 mandatory-minimum ...
Gainesville: Donald Trump isn’t the only president facing an impeachment inquiry. The student body president of the ...
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The state imposed stiff mandatory minimum sentences for drug convictions in the 1990s, and it seemed like a good idea at the ...
the Republican-controlled legislature voted to create punitive barriers to ex-felon voting. In recognizing the success of progressive strategies to bypass the conservative legislature and make appeals ...
Similar to expunction, for 25 years federal judges have been able to use a “safety valve” review process to reject a ...
A Senate panel on Tuesday threw its support behind a bill that would loosen mandatory minimum sentencing laws for some ...
Under Florida law in 2013, the possession or sale of about 22 hydrocodone pills — less than one prescription's worth — would ...
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Greg Newburn, state policy director for Families Against Mandatory Minimums, said the proposal was a “modest step” toward ...
(AP) — Offenders caught with small amounts of most drugs could be sent to jail but not prison under a bill approved by a Florida Senate committee ... Judges would also be able to depart from mandatory ...
Related: Study: New law drastically undercuts felon voting rights restoration Florida voters approved constitutional ...
A Senate panel on Tuesday threw its support behind a bill that would loosen mandatory minimum sentencing laws for some ...