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Chili’s Denied Meagan Hunter a Promotion Because She Needed to ‘Dress More Gender Appropriate’

The ACLU is taking action against Chili’s, which discriminated against a server for not fitting her boss’ idea of what a woman should look like.

By Ria Tabacco Mar, Emma J. Roth
January 16, 2019

McDonald’s Is Serving Up Sexual Harassment

We’re helping to launch litigation against McDonald’s, which female workers across the U.S. say has ignored harassment in its restaurants.

By Gillian Thomas
January 14, 2019

William Barr Has a Long History of Abusing Civil Rights and Liberties in the Name of ‘National Security’

Barr’s ideas of secret trials, profiling, and discrimination must face congressional scrutiny during his confirmation hearings.

By Manar Waheed, Brian Tashman
January 14, 2019

We’re Suing the Government to Learn Its Rules for When It Hacks Into People’s Devices

Federal law enforcement is deploying powerful computer hacking tools to conduct domestic criminal and immigration investigations.

By Alex Betschen, Student Attorney, University of Buffalo School of Law Civil Liberties & Transparency Clinic
December 21, 2018

Congress Just Took a Big Step Toward Ending the Shackling of Pregnant Prisoners

Passing the First Step Act will be a step toward upholding the rights and protecting the health of pregnant prisoners.

By Lauren Kuhlik
December 20, 2018

Trump Administration Recommends Slashing Civil Rights Protections for Students of Color

A federal commission’s post-Parkland recommendations include reversing an Obama-era guidance on racial disparities in school discipline.

By Sarah Hinger, Jennifer Bellamy
December 19, 2018

People Should Be Allowed to Sue Facebook If It Violates Law on Face Recognition Privacy

We filed a court brief opposing Facebook’s effort to make it harder to enforce a pro-privacy law.

By Nathan Freed Wessler
December 18, 2018

New Hampshire Police Arrested a Man for Being Mean to Them on the Internet

Criminal defamation laws belong in the dustbin of history.

By Brian Hauss
December 18, 2018

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