Feb 22, 2024
ACLU, ACLU of South Carolina Challenges Prison Policy that Seeks to Silence the Incarcerated
COLUMBIA – The American Civil Liberties Union and the ACLU of South Carolina filed a federal lawsuit today challenging the South Carolina Department of Corrections’ (SCDC) tota...
Feb 05, 2024
Lawsuit Challenges Law Enforcement Response to Mental Health Emergencies in Washington County, Oregon
WASHINGTON COUNTY, Ore. — Civil and disability rights organizations filed suit in federal court today on behalf of individual and organizational plaintiffs against Washington Cou...
Jan 29, 2024
ACLU and ACLU of NJ File Friend-of-the-Court Brief in Challenge to Wrongful Arrest due to Face Recognition Tech
Parks v. McCormac could be the first case in the country to generate a decision addressing critical questions about police misuse of face recognition technology
Court case: Parks v. McCormac
Dec 18, 2023
ACLU Applauds New National Law Enforcement Accountability Database But Identifies Its Significant Shortcomings
WASHINGTON — The Biden administration today launched a National Law Enforcement Accountability Database, a collection of records aimed at bringing transparency to and documenting...
Issue Areas: Criminal Law Reform
Oct 04, 2023
ACLU Responds to United Nations Reports on Policing and Racial Justice
GENEVA — Two United Nations reports detailing the ways in which systemic racism infects every facet of our criminal legal system in the United States will be presented before the...
Sep 12, 2023
ACLU Responds to National Public Defense Workload Study
NEW YORK — A first of its kind comprehensive national study into how many cases public defense attorneys can reasonably handle provides new evidence that many public defense syst...
Issue Areas: Criminal Law Reform
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