May 12, 2016
ACLU lawsuit reveals one in six Massachusetts drug convictions tainted by Dookhan scandal
BOSTON — Prosecutors responding to ACLU litigation have provided lists that, for the first time, identify more than 24,000 drug cases worked on by convicted chemist Annie Doo...
May 11, 2016
Remembering Michael Ratner
Anthony D. Romero, executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union, remembers human rights lawyer and activist Michael Ratner, who passed away today: “To understand...
May 11, 2016
ACLU Statement on Federal Probe of Gender Discrimination in Hollywood
LOS ANGELES — A year ago, the ACLU of Southern California and the ACLU Women’s Rights Project asked the federal and California governments to investigate blatant and rampant di...
Issue Areas: Women's Rights
May 10, 2016
Court Reforms in Birmingham Will Reduce Jail Time for Poor Defendants, Require Counsel at Bail Hearings
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — The Circuit Court, 10th Judicial Circuit of Alabama, released an historic administrative order that will drastically change the courts’ treatment of defendan...
May 10, 2016
ACLU Files Discrimination Charges Against Frontier Airlines on Behalf of Breast-Feeding Pilots
EEOC Complaint Alleges Airline Management Ignored Requests to Accommodate Pumping
Issue Areas: Women's Rights
May 09, 2016
ACLU and Lambda Legal Support DOJ Lawsuit Against North Carolina Anti-LGBT Law
RALEIGH, N.C. — The Department of Justice filed a lawsuit against North Carolina and Gov. Pat McCrory challenging House Bill 2, a law that removes local legal protections for LGB...
Issue Areas: LGBTQ Rights
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