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    Reading Between the Lines: The Chilling Effects of Florida’s New “Book Ban” Bill

    May 20, 2022By Janella Lopez

    “We must all be alike. Not everyone born free and equal, as the Constitution says, but everyone made equal . . . . A book is a loaded gun in the house next door. Burn it. Take the shot from the weapon. Breach man’s mind.” – Ray Bradbury, Fahrenheit 451 (1953) The only way to […]

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    Till Death “Due” Us “Apart”: A Call to Reform Florida’s Permanent Alimony Scheme

    March 23, 2022By Alison Andrade

    Imagine being a 72-year-old physician diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease, who can no longer walk nor talk. Even though his illness mentally incapacitates him, he must continue to pay $25,200.00 annually pursuant to his ex-wife’s permanent alimony award even though she is a college professor who can likely support herself financially.[i] Alimony is the periodic payment […]

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    Protection for the Vulnerable Among Us: The Role of Guardians

    April 19, 2021By Gabrielle Bush

    What happens when we can no longer care for ourselves?  Whose responsibility is to take care of us?

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    What’s in a Name? Constitutional Disenfranchisement & Florida’s Amendment 4

    December 31, 2020By Olivia Diaz de Villegas

    Though the FRRC has made progress, there are still 1.4 million returning citizens whose right to vote has not been restored. The President of the FRRC, Desmond Meade, expressed his dedication to this uphill battle stating, “we will not rest until we live up to the promise of Amendment 4 and see every one of the 1.4 million returning citizens who want to be a part of our democracy have the opportunity to do so.”

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