Tag: Institutions

June 22 is 18th Anniversary of Landmark Olmstead Decision

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Today marks the 18th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark decision in Olmstead v. L.C., in which the Court held that unjustified segregation and institutionalization…

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Settlement Could Offer More Options for People with Mental Illness

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

The state Department of Children and Families has agreed to settle a lawsuit brought by Disability Rights Florida and move toward providing more options for…

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Disability Advocates Resolve Litigation with Florida Department of Corrections

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Disability Rights Florida and the Florida Institutional Legal Services Project of Florida Legal Services announce that a settlement has been reached in their lawsuit against…

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Department of Corrections Sued over Inmate Abuse at the Dade Correctional Institution

Tuesday, September 09, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 9, 2014

TALLAHASSEE

Florida Institutional Legal Services Project, Disability Rights Florida, and Holland & Knight, LLP, have filed…

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Lawsuit Asks Federal Court to Help Move DD Waiver Waitlist

Thursday, March 24, 2011

Disability Rights Florida has filed a class action lawsuit in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida

The…

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