Criminal Justice Committee

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2014

    Biogenesis Scandal: Bill Cracking Down on Unlicensed Clinics Advances in Tally

    In December, a New Timesinvestigation showed how an unlicensed doctor like Tony Bosch could sell tightly regulated drugs like steroids so openly from his Coral Gables clinic -- including to superstar athletes like Alex Rodriguez. The answer: Florida's laws include a giant loophole allowing clinics t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 16, 2013

    Florida Moves Closer To Banning Surveillance By Police Drones

    When the Miami-Dade Police Department acquired two drones in 2010 and then got FAA clearance to fly them, civil rights advocates warned the move was a harbinger of the Blade Runner police state to come when unmanned aircraft would hover outside every window. That privacy nightmare could still come t ... More >>

  • News

    February 16, 1995

    No Butts?

    With state lawmakers renewing their threats to ban au naturel sunbathing, local nudists are undressing for battle

  • News

    December 22, 1993

    Flunk Music

    The state's new certification test for law-enforcement personnel has just about everyone singing the blues