Category: Florida

Miami-Dade Prosecutor Loses Landmark Right To Record Case In Federal Court

Miami-Dade Prosecutor Loses Landmark Right To Record Case In Federal Court

A Florida man won the right to surreptitiously record police officers while making internal affairs complaints without the threat of prosecution when he defeated the Miami-Dade State Attorney's Office (SAO) in a federal appeals court ruling. Prosecutors tried to censor the citizen, wh ...
Homestead PD Still Doesn’t Know Photography Is Not A Crime

Homestead PD Still Doesn’t Know Photography Is Not A Crime

Homestead Police Department (HPD), in South Florida, has myriad problems respecting the First Amendment. I went to HPD this week to serve some officers in a civil rights suit, the story was covered earlier. While entering I discovered that HPD still has not learned that photography is no ...
EXCLUSIVE: Miami’s Top Prosecutor Busted Censoring Darren Rainey Protesters

EXCLUSIVE: Miami’s Top Prosecutor Busted Censoring Darren Rainey Protesters

Miami-Dade County's State Attorney Katherine Fernandez-Rundle is censoring at least 100 of her critics on Twitter, including a dozen accounts either named Darren Rainey or with the deceased man's profile image. We have pictures to prove it. It all started when the prosecutor sent a ...
Florida Man Fights Extensive Public Records Request Abuse

Florida Man Fights Extensive Public Records Request Abuse

The City of Homestead has a torrid reputation and a pattern of willfully refusing to comply with the public records law. Homestead is a little town at the southern end of Miami-Dade County, rarely receiving the scrutiny it deserves as a cesspool of public corruption and maleficence. I ...
Florida Cops Keep Innocent Man in Jail for Eight Months, Resulting in $150,000 Settlement

Florida Cops Keep Innocent Man in Jail for Eight Months, Resulting in $150,000 Settlement

The Fort Lauderdale police department got it wrong when they arrested the wrong man thinking he was a burglary suspect. But the Florida police department still kept him in jail for eight months for the crime he did not commit. Dmitry Lyubimov was not released until authorities fina ...