The Gamut

All of the ACLU blogs in one place

New York City Takes on Algorithmic Discrimination

The city will create a task force to review its agencies’ use of algorithms and the policy issues they implicate.

By Rashida Richardson
December 12, 2017

ACLU Complaint Warns of Privacy Risks From Kobach’s Voter Data Scheme

The man at the helm of the White House’s voter suppression efforts has a terrible record that just keeps getting worse.

By Brian Tashman
December 12, 2017

‘You’re Fucked’: The Acquittal of Officer Brailsford and the Crisis of Police Impunity

The execution of Daniel Shaver demonstrates the importance of police training.

By Jeffery Robinson
December 12, 2017

Tough-on-Crime Prosecutors Are Out of Step With Public Views

The ACLU polled likely voters and found strong support for prosecutors committed to criminal justice reform.

By Taylor Pendergrass
December 12, 2017

A Bill to Warn Students About Predatory Colleges Without Violating Their Privacy

The approach would utilize an emerging technology that analyzes students’ sensitive data without creating a massive database.

By Chad Marlow
December 12, 2017

We Can’t End Mass Incarceration Without Ending Money Bail

Wealth should never decide a person’s freedom.

By Udi Ofer
December 11, 2017

Hurricane Maria Exposed the U.S.’s Long Neglect of Puerto Rico

The head of the ACLU of Puerto Rico describes what life is like after the failed federal response to Hurricane Maria.

By Gabriela Meléndez Olivera
December 11, 2017

ACLU Files Second Lawsuit Challenging Laws Suppressing Boycotts of Israel

An Arizona lawyer is challenging a law requiring him to promise not to boycott Israel if he wants to keep his state contract.

By Noa Yachot
December 8, 2017

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