Recent News About Florida State Department of Corrections
TALLAHASSEE (Florida Record) — Imprisoned Pensacola attorney James M. Corrigan was suspended late last spring following a June 6 Florida Supreme Court order and his conviction on racketeering charges, according to a recent announcement by The Florida Bar.
St. Augustine attorney Christopher William Adamec has been disbarred following a March 14 Florida Supreme Court order and his sentencing earlier this year for allegedly stealing client funds, according to a recent announcement by The Florida Bar.
A court has ruled that it will not intervene in determining who will benefit from a $4.5 million wrong death settlement with the Florida Department of Corrections.
PENSACOLA (Florida Record) — A former Florida inmate is suing a state corrections health care services provider and three of its employees, alleging years of poor health care he received following a colitis diagnosis, including solitary confinement for using the bathroom, that ultimately left him with a colostomy bag.
TAMPA – A former correctional officer at Avon Park Correctional Institution alleges his employer interfered with his right to take a leave to care for a family member.
TALLAHASSEE – The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Florida has filed a lawsuit challenging the Florida Department of Corrections’ (DOC) denial of hormone therapy and other medically necessary treatments for a transgender woman currently serving time in a state men’s prison.
MIAMI – A federal judge has ordered the Florida Department of Corrections (DoC) to provide kosher meals to inmates after it rejected the state’s claim that providing kosher meals is too expensive.