Jun 30, 2023
ACLU Responds to Supreme Court Ruling in 303 Creative, Inc. v. Elenis
Washington, D.C. – The Supreme Court this morning issued its ruling in 303 Creative v. Elenis. David Cole, Legal Director for the American Civil Liberties Union, offered the foll...
Jun 26, 2023
Supreme Court Rejects Appeal from Public Charter School Seeking Permission to Violate Students’ Constitutional Rights
WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court of the United States today let stand a federal court decision holding that a North Carolina public charter school must respect its students’ ...
Jun 23, 2023
ACLU Condemns Congressional Bill To Patent Human Genes, Nature, and Abstract Ideas
A new bill would overturn decades of Supreme Court precedent and would tear down some of the public’s only protections from the worst patent abuses.
Apr 27, 2023
Groundbreaking Consent Decree Requires Alaska Airlines to Change Discriminatory Gendered Uniform Policy
SEATTLE — The ACLU, the ACLU of Washington, and the Washington State Attorney General’s Office have secured a groundbreaking consent decree against Alaska Airlines, requiring A...
Mar 20, 2023
ACLU Warns Classical Charter Schools that Short Hair Rule for Boys Discriminates Against Native American Students
LELAND, N.C. — According to a warning letter issued by the American Civil Liberties Union and the ACLU of North Carolina, officials at Classical Charter Schools of Leland appeare...
Mar 17, 2023
ACLU Applauds Reinstatement of HUD Rule Strengthening Protection from Housing Discrimination
WASHINGTON – The American Civil Liberties Union applauded a final rule from the Department of Housing and Urban Development reinstating longstanding standards for challenging hou...
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