Aug 10, 2020
ACLU of Georgia Sends Paulding County School District Open Records Request Concerning its Disciplinary Practices
ATLANTA – The ACLU of Georgia sent the Paulding County School District an open records request concerning the disciplinary practices around its Personal Communications/Electroni...
Issue Areas: Juvenile Justice
Jan 31, 2020
Barrington Drops Lawsuit Against Student for Challenging Unlawful School Suspension
The ACLU of Rhode Island announced today that the Barrington School District has dropped the lawsuit it filed in October against one of its own students who had successfully challe...
Issue Areas: Juvenile Justice
Jan 28, 2020
Advocates Call for Immediate and Long-term Juvenile Justice Reforms
As Task Force Meets Today, Experts Say Existing Legislation Addresses Pressing Problems
Issue Areas: Juvenile Justice
Jan 23, 2020
ACLU of Indiana on Committing Kids to the Adult Criminal Legal System
INDIANAPOLIS — The Senate Committee on Corrections and Criminal Law will hear Senate Bill 449 on Tuesday, January 28. This legislation would reduce the minimum age for committing...
Issue Areas: Juvenile Justice
Jan 20, 2020
ACLU of Rhode Island Takes Legal Action over Unlawful Arrest of 13-Year-Old Honors Student
A legal claim for damages has been sent today to the City of Pawtucket over a School Resource Officer’s (SRO) gratuitous and unlawful handcuffing and arrest of a 13-year-old Afri...
Issue Areas: Juvenile Justice
Dec 04, 2019
New ACLU of Montana Report: Exclusionary Discipline in Montana’s Schools Pushes Students Out at Alarming Rates
Indigenous Students Face Highest Disparities in Out-of-School Suspensions and Arrests
Issue Areas: Juvenile Justice
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