In a court filing, a woman identified as Jane Doe #3 alleges that well-known criminal defense lawyer Alan Dershowitz and Prince Andrew, the Duke of York, were involved in Jeffrey Epstein’s international sex ring.
After a year of controversies, officials at the U.S. Department of Justice are considering launching an investigations into the deaths of Florida inmates and whether the state is violating the constitutional rights of prisoners.
A coalition of human rights and religious groups is asking the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) to look into a scalding death that occurred at a state prison in South Florida.
Following the U.S. Supreme Court decision striking down Section 4 of the Voting Rights Act, Congress is working to reinstate a similar provision that would require certain to acquire federal “preclearance” for new voting laws. Unlike the provision enacted in 1965, though, Florida is no longer one of the state’s that would need oversight.
Ashley Lopez: The U.S. Department of Justice filed a lawsuit against the state of Florida in Fort Lauderdale for allegedly violating the Americans With Disabilities Act by "warehousing" hundreds of disabled children in nursing homes.
Ashley Lopez: A new survey released last month by the U.S. Department of Justice found that nearly five percent of young people in Florida juvenile facilities in 2012 reported sexual victimization by members of the staff.