Know Your Rights - Essential Resources From the ACLU

Since 1920, the ACLU has been protecting the civil liberties guaranteed by the Constitution and the Bill of Rights. The resources below were created by ACLU staff as handy guidelines to your rights in various situations.

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Racial Justice
When Traveling »
What To Do If You're Stopped By Police, Immigration Agents or the FBI »

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Religion and Belief
ACLU of Texas Announces Bible Curriculum "Know Your Rights" FAQ Sheet »

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Women's Rights
Know Your Housing Rights: For Survivors of Domestic Violence »
Sexual Assault and Campus Housing »
Title IX and Sexual Assault - Your College's Responsibilities »
Health and Safety in New York Nail Salons -- Chemicals and the Law »
Pregnant, Post-Partum & Breastfeeding Workers »
What You Need To Know About the Federal Law & Pregnant, Post-Partum & Breastfeeding Workers »

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Criminal Law Reform and Immigrants' Rights
What To Do If You're Stopped By Police, Immigration Agents or the FBI »
Do You Live in a Constitution Free Zone? Check out the map »

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Speech, Privacy and Technology
Photographers »
Naked Scans or Groping? Rights at the Airport »
When Traveling »
Demonstrations and Protests »

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LGBT Rights
Speaking Out With Your T-Shirt »
Transgender People and the Law »
HIV & Your Civil Rights: In the Workplace » (PDF version)
Know Your Rights! A Quick Guide for LGBT High School Students » (Wallet Card)

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National Security
When Encountering Law Enforcement »

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Prisoners' Rights
Assault and Excessive Force »
Disciplinary Sanctions and Punishment »
Environmental Hazards and Toxic Materials »
Freedom of Religion »
The Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act of 2000 »
Legal Rights of Disabled Prisoners »
Medical, Dental and Mental Health Care »
Pregnancy-Related Health Care in Prison or Jail »
The Prison Litigation Reform Act (PLRA) »
Privileged and Non-Privileged Mail »
Publications Sent by Mail »
Restrictions on Visitation »

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State-Specific Resources
Michigan Civil Rights Groups Announce "Know Your Rights" Hotline for Targets of Dragnet Investigation » (ACLU of Michigan)