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Defending our rights in the courts

Defending our rights in the courts

We are the nation’s leading civil liberties advocate in the Supreme Court. With over 200 staff attorneys and an extensive network of cooperating attorneys, we handle thousands of cases each year on behalf of clients whose rights have been violated.

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Empowering communities across the U.S.

Empowering communities across the U.S.

We protect your freedom through a nationwide network of staffed offices in every state, Washington, D.C., and Puerto Rico.

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Influencing public policy with a powerful voice

Influencing public policy with a powerful voice

Our legislative advocates are a constant presence in federal and state governments, working with policy makers to ensure the necessary laws exist to protect our civil rights.

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Congress: Investigate Claims Against Kavanaugh

All women deserve to be heard. And the sexual assault allegations against Brett Kavanaugh demand a thorough investigation.

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We have to vote like our rights depend on it this November. Become an ACLU Voter today.

Make Your Comment: Justice Department Must Report Police Killings

We still don't know how many people are killed by the police. It's time to change that. 

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