Tag Archives: ACLU

Trial Date Set For ACLU, Lake County School’s Gay-Straight Alliance Case

By on February 27th, 2015 | Last updated: February 27, 2015 at 11:08 am

May 2 has been set as the trial date for a lawsuit challenging the Lake County School Board’s refusal to allow students at Carver Middle School in Leesburg, Florida, to form a gay-straight alliance. ACLU attorney Daniel Tiller said they are appealing based on the First Amendment and Equal Access Act.

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In The News: Florida CFO applying for FAU presidency, FSU wins Championship

By on January 7th, 2014 | Last updated: January 7, 2014 at 1:59 pm

Florida CFO Jeff Atwater applying for FAU presidency post – Florida CFO Jeff Atwater will be one of about 50 considered for the presidential post at Florida Atlantic University. If the Cabinet Republican is hired, Gov. Rick Scott will appoint a […]

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Federal appeals court rules to keep ban on welfare drug testing

By on February 26th, 2013 | Last updated: February 26, 2013 at 5:47 pm

The 11th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled to keep an injunction against a 2011 Florida program requiring government assistance applicants to be drug tested.

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Hurricane season ends, ACLU sues military, Syria’s Internet shut down, Palestine status upgraded

By on November 30th, 2012 | Last updated: November 30, 2012 at 11:15 am

The mixed messages of hurricane season 2012 – Saturday marks the end of the 2012 hurricane season. Florida escaped relatively unscathed for another year, but the season will live on as the year of “super storm” Sandy, which ravaged areas […]

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Dixie County’s Ten Commandments controversy is back at the lower court

By on August 16th, 2012 | Last updated: July 9, 2013 at 12:05 pm

The fight over a monument displaying the Ten Commandments in front of the Dixie County Courthouse is back before the lower court. Earlier the American Civil Liberties Union sued on behalf of a North Carolina resident who considered buying property […]

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