Jun 06, 2016
ACLU Challenges Major Health System’s Denial of Insurance for Transgender Employee
Lawsuit Argues Dignity Health’s Denial of Medically Necessary Care Violates Civil Rights Act and Affordable Care Act
Issue Areas: LGBTQ Rights
Jun 03, 2016
President Commutes Life Without Parole Sentence of ACLU Client Douglas Ray Dunkins Jr.
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama today commuted the sentences of 42 people, including Douglas Ray Dunkins Jr., 50, who has been serving life without parole for a nonviolent dr...
Issue Areas: Smart Justice
Jun 03, 2016
In Re Angelica Villalobos, et al., [Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals]
NEW ORLEANS — The American Civil Liberties Union, the ACLU of Texas, and National Immigration Law Center today filed a petition for writ of mandamus before the Fifth Circuit Cour...
Issue Areas: Immigrants' Rights
Jun 03, 2016
ACLU Sues Alabama Over Abortion Restrictions That Would Severely Limit Access Statewide
State’s Newest Abortion Laws Would Shutter Clinics, Ban Medically Proven Procedures and Harm Women
Issue Areas: Reproductive Freedom
Jun 02, 2016
Hearing Held Today Could Clear Path to Release of ‘Guantánamo Diary’ Author
Former U.S. Military Guard Submits Letter of Support for Mohamedou Slahi
Issue Areas: National Security
Jun 02, 2016
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