Herald-Tribune: Lawsuit claims Florida failed to craft criminal database

Herald-Tribune: Lawsuit claims Florida failed to craft criminal database. ” A lawsuit filed Tuesday claims Florida officials failed to comply with a new law requiring creation of a public database tracking how justice is delivered across the state – which advocates say is key toward exposing racial disparities in criminal sentencing. The American Civil Liberties Union of Florida sued in Broward County Circuit Court, naming as defendants the county’s clerk of court and sheriff, along with the Florida Department of Law Enforcement and Corrections Department.”

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