Oct 11, 2023
ACLU of Maine Asks Law Court to Uphold First Amendment Rights 
PORTLAND – The American Civil Liberties Union of Maine and the ACLU’s State Supreme Court Initiative Tuesday filed a friend-of-the-court brief with the Maine Supreme Judicial C...
Issue Areas: Voting Rights
Oct 05, 2023
District Court Orders Alabama to Adopt New Congressional Map with Two Black Opportunity Districts  
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — A district court in Alabama today ordered the state to adopt a congressional map that includes two districts where Black voters will have the opportunity to el...
Issue Areas: Voting Rights
Oct 02, 2023
Black Voters File Emergency Petition to the Supreme Court Asking for Hearing to Select Louisiana’s New Congressional Map to Proceed
WASHINGTON —Last Friday, plaintiffs in Robinson v. Ardoin, the challenge to Louisiana’s congressional map under Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act, filed an emergency petition ...
Issue Areas: Voting Rights
Sep 27, 2023
ACLU Announces Sophia Lin Lakin as Director of the Voting Rights Project
NEW YORK — The American Civil Liberties Union announced today the appointment of Sophia Lin Lakin as director of the Voting Rights Project. As director of the Voting Rights Proje...
Issue Areas: Voting Rights
Sep 26, 2023
In Win for Black Voters, Supreme Court Rejects Alabama’s Appeal in Milligan and Reaffirms State Must Draw Second Opportunity District
WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court today rejected Alabama’s attempt to defy its orders to draw a fair congressional map and has allowed a three-judge panel’s latest decision to s...
Issue Areas: Voting Rights
Sep 19, 2023
ACLU Applauds the Introduction of the John R. Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act to Restore and Strengthen the Landmark Voting Rights Act
WASHINGTON – Today the American Civil Liberties Union lauded the reintroduction of the John R. Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act, which would restore and strengthen the landmar...
Issue Areas: Voting Rights
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