Mar 01, 2019
Judge Allows Case Against Orleans Parish DA Cannizzaro for Using Bogus Subpoenas and Jailing Crime Victims to Proceed
NEW ORLEANS — A federal district court judge ruled yesterday that a case brought by the American Civil Liberties Union against Orleans Parish District Attorney Leon Cannizzaro fo...
Issue Areas: Smart Justice
Feb 28, 2019
Congress Introduces Legislation to Block Use of Religious Freedom Restoration Act to Discriminate
WASHINGTON — Members of Congress introduced the Do No Harm Act today, which would prevent the use of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) to evade compliance with federal...
Issue Areas: Religious Liberty
Feb 26, 2019
ACLU Comment on House Passage of Resolution to Terminate Emergency Declaration
WASHINGTON — The House today passed H.J. Res. 46, a resolution of disapproval to terminate the president’s emergency declaration to secure funds for a wall along the southern b...
Feb 22, 2019
ACLU Urges Pa. Supreme Court to Find Death Penalty Unconstitutional
Funding Disparities Between Counties Leads to Extreme Inequities, Numerous Committees Find
Issue Areas: Capital Punishment
Feb 22, 2019
ACLU Comment on House Resolution to Terminate Emergency Declaration
WASHINGTON — Rep. Joaquin Castro (D-Texas) today introduced a resolution of disapproval to terminate the president’s emergency declaration to secure funds for a wall along the ...
Feb 22, 2019
ACLU Announces New Acting Political Director
WASHINGTON — The American Civil Liberties Union announced today the naming of Ronald Newman as acting national political director of its National Political Advocacy Department (N...
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