Florida Justice Institute

  • News

    January 18, 2001

    Welcome to the Cruel World

    Welfare reform has dramatically changed public housing in Miami-Dade County. Personal responsibility is the new refrain, and zero tolerance is the law.

  • News

    September 14, 2000

    Off with Her Head

    Barbara Pierre, turbocharged Liberty City housing advocate, has managed to collect some enemies in high places

  • News

    February 12, 1998

    A Double-Wide Life

    With county officials and neighbors determined to squeeze them out, mobile home owners have become an endangered species

  • News

    December 12, 1996

    Incarceration Can Be Hazardous to Your Health

    When he was booked into the Dade County Jail, Earl Cole was a sick man. Not for long.