What We Do

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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Harassed and Detained for Filming the Police

Police are retaliating against people recording and publicizing police abuse. That's a violation of the First Amendment.

DOJ dropped private prisons. DHS should do the same.

The Department of Homeland Security is the private prison industry's biggest client. Tell DHS to phase out private prisons.

People should be safe in their own homes

Call on the HUD Secretary to take action to keep victims of gender-based violence safe in their homes.

Young, scared, alone, and in court

No child should face an immigration judge alone. Tell Obama to provide legal counsel for all children facing deportation. 

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