abuse Florida Lawmakers To Soon Do In-Depth Look Into Miami Herald's DJJ 'Fight Club' Probe By Sascha Cordner • Oct 13, 2017 Florida Channel Florida lawmakers are expected to soon take a deeper look into the Miami Herald investigative series, which detailed abuses within the state’s juvenile facilities. A panel of legislators this week gave the head of the Florida’s juvenile justice system a preview of what’s to come. Speaking To Lawmaking Panel, DJJ Head Responds To Miami Herald's 'Fight Club' Probe By Sascha Cordner • Oct 11, 2017 Florida Channel The head of Florida’s juvenile justice system says a Miami Herald investigation detailing abuses within detention facilities does not tell the full story. Deadline Approaches For Victim Protections Bill By Kate Payne • Apr 4, 2016 Beth Cortez-Neavel/ flickr / https://www.flickr.com/photos/bethcortez-neavel/20699620022/ Governor Rick Scott has until Wednesday to act on a bill that could expand protections for victims of abuse. Family Of Woman Who Lost Her Life Plead With Lawmakers To Hear Parent Abuse Bill By Sascha Cordner • Feb 23, 2016 Sascha Cordner / WFSU-FM Some Florida lawmakers and advocates are pushing for a bill classifying the abuse of a parent as a form of domestic abuse. The measure stems from a woman who lost her life years ago. Bill Filed Making It Easier For Victims Moving To Florida With Abusive Spouse To Divorce By Sascha Cordner • Sep 23, 2015 MGN Online A Florida lawmaker has filed a measure aimed at making it easier for a person to end their marriage if they’re in an abusive relationship.