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Why Jeff Sessions Is the Best Argument for Reducing Prosecutorial Power

When we can’t stop prosecutors like Jeff Sessions from taking power, we can still do a lot better job containing them.

By Taylor Pendergrass
May 26, 2017

Right Now We’re Living the ‘Allegory of Bad Government,’ and We Have an Obligation to Resist It

A series of 14th century paintings holds up a mirror to the threats to our democracy.

By Anthony D. Romero
May 24, 2017

Attorney General Jeff Sessions Is More Dangerous Than Trump

Sessions' first 100 days at the Justice Department shows he wants to take us back to the pre-civil-rights era.

By David Cole
May 24, 2017

Why the ACLU Has Called for an Investigation but Not Impeachment Now

The rule of law demands we not rush to judgment. President Trump can only be impeached if the facts support it.

By David Cole
May 23, 2017

States’ Rights Arguments Aren’t Just for Segregationists

Federalism throws a principled wrench into President Trump's deportation machine.

By Susan N. Herman
May 19, 2017

Home Is Where My Fear Lives. Here’s My Story of Being Black in Madison County, Mississippi.

Being Black in Madison County, Mississippi, means fearing the police and knowing your rights aren’t equal.

By Quinnetta Manning
May 18, 2017

Attorney General Jeff Sessions Has Just Doubled Down on the Immoral, Racist, and Counterproductive War on Drugs

The Justice Department will once again throw the book at people — disproportionately of color — accused of drug crimes.

By Udi Ofer
May 12, 2017

Why the ACLU Supports the Appointment of a Special Prosecutor and the Creation of a Select Committee to Investigate Trump Campaign Ties to Russia

President Trump’s firing of his FBI director is an attempt to sabotage the investigation of his campaign’s ties to Russia.

By Anthony D. Romero
May 10, 2017

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