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Morgan & Morgan Firm Joins State Attorney, Public Defender to Launch Community Bail Fund

Attorneys with the Orlando-based law firm Morgan & Morgan joined Orange-Osceola State Attorney Aramis Ayala and Public Defender Robert Wesley Thursday to launch a nonprofit fund that would give bail money to low-income people who can’t…
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FREE Event: Juvenile Justice with Guest Speaker State Attorney Aramis Ayala - January 9 at 12:00 PM

Join us at the Rollins Philanthropy Center for the Orange County Juvenile Justice Action Group General Meeting! The receptionist will direct you to the conference room on the 2nd floor. Parking is free in the Rollins Lot on Lyman, next door…
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Fired Orlando Cop Who Arrested 6-Year-Olds Has Discipline History That Includes Excessive Force, Profiling Claim

The Orlando police officer who was fired Monday for arresting two 6-year-old students at their school has a disciplinary history that includes an incident in which he stunned a trespassing suspect with a Taser five times and an allegation…
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Orange County Juvenile Justice Arrests Plummet

Orange County saw a dramatic drop in juvenile arrests in the past year and particularly in felony arrests of juveniles, following reforms pushed by State Attorney Aramis Ayala and implemented by the Orange County Sheriff’s Office and other…
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Gwen Graham Wants Limits on Charging Juveniles as Adults as Part of Justice Reform Plan - The Orlando Sentinel

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Gwen Graham has announced that her justice form plan includes limiting prosecutors' discretion to charge juveniles in adult court. Read more.
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State Attorney's Office's Initiative Changes Processing of Juvenile Cases - WKMG News 6

This week, Aramis Ayala, State Attorney for the Ninth Judicial Circuit, announced her new initiative for juvenile justice reform. Called Project No/No, the new initiative will ensure that, in cases where a conviction is unlikely, children…