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FL: The Dobbs Wire – A win in the 11th Circuit today!

A win in the 11th Circuit today!  Miami-Dade is infamous for encampments of homeless registrants, permanent housing very scarce because of residency restrictions.  Despite national media attention to bad laws that had people living under the Julia Tuttle Causeway–courts haven’t been much help.  Now there’s an interesting development.  A lawsuit in federal court challenging those residency restrictions had been dismissed.  However, today a federal appeals court *reversed* that dismissal and sent it back to the original court for further proceedings.  Congrats to John Doe #1, John Doe #2, John Doe #3 and Florida Action Committee.  In addition to the ACLU’s Florida affiliate, this lawsuit is getting help from the ACLU’s national criminal justice project based in NYC.  –Bill Dobbs Full Article

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  1. JohnDoeUtah

    I know everyone is bummed today about IML; but we win some, lose some. We tend to lose when judges rubber stamp a decision blindly using Smith v. Doe, without any detailed analysis. It also seems that most of the decisions in our favor, the aspect of low (NOT HIGH) recidivism is thoroughly litigated as it disconnects with the law’s purpose and intent. Lets keep hammering that point in each argument.

    Nonetheless, we have been “Winning” a lot of decision lately, verses 7-15 years ago – lets keep it up.

    • New Person

      I’m hoping the IML’s decision to be dismissed will also be reversed.

      • American Detained in America

        After reading this, that’s what I’m hoping as well…an appeals court needs to deal a major blow to Hamilton.

  2. Registered Resistance

    Congratulations to Florida Action Committee, Florida ACLU, and, of course, John Does #1, 2, and 3!
    Great news on the reversal! 👍👏

  3. Larry

    Congrats to Florida Action Committee, the ACLU and the Jon Does….. Great win. Keep it up. 👍👍👍

  4. Joe

    Double win for the folks in Florida this week!!!!!

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