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Morgan & Morgan Firm Joins State Attorney, Public Defender to Launch Community Bail Fund

Attorneys with the Orlando-based law firm Morgan & Morgan joined Orange-Osceola State Attorney Aramis Ayala and Public Defender Robert Wesley Thursday to launch a nonprofit fund that would give bail money to low-income people who can’t…
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Mentally Ill Inmates Suffering Needlessly in Broward Jails, Report Says – The South Florida Sun Sentinel

Broward County inmates with serious mental illnesses are suffering needlessly, sometimes without treatment, in inhumane conditions, a report released Thursday said. Deficient staffing, cursory assessments and prolonged stays in solitary confinement…
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Out of Sight, Out of Mind: A Father Longs to Know How His Mentally Ill Son Went Blind and Deaf in State Custody – The Tampa Bay Times

After being arrested for carjacking, a man with schizophrenia spent three years in state custody. When he was released back to his family, he was deaf and blind. Read more.