Apr 17, 2019
ACLU Lawsuit Goes After $2 Billion Bail Industry That Profits off Poor People
MISSOULA, Mont. — The American Civil Liberties Union, ACLU of Montana, and Terrell Marshall Law Group today filed a lawsuit against private entities — bail bondsmen, bounty hun...
Issue Areas: Smart Justice
Apr 16, 2019
ACLU Comment on Attorney General Action Against Asylum Seekers
NEW YORK — Attorney General William Barr tonight directed immigration judges to deny bond hearings to asylum seekers. Omar Jadwat, director of the ACLU’s Immigrants’ Rights P...
Apr 14, 2019
ACLU Files Federal Class Action Lawsuit Challenging Discriminatory Cash Bail System That Punishes Poor People in Detroit
DETROIT — Today, the ACLU of Michigan, the national ACLU, and the law firm Covington & Burling LLP filed a federal class action lawsuit against the 36th District Court in Det...
Issue Areas: Smart Justice
Apr 12, 2019
ACLU Comment on ICC Decision Not to Investigate U.S. for War Crimes in Afghanistan
Decision Comes After Repeated Threats by Trump Administration Against ICC Personnel
Apr 11, 2019
New Hampshire State Senate Votes to Repeal the Death Penalty
Follows State House of Representatives with Vote of More Than Two-Thirds Majority
Issue Areas: Capital Punishment
Apr 11, 2019
ACLU Comment on Julian Assange Arrest
NEW YORK — London authorities today arrested WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in relation to an extradition warrant on behalf of U.S. authorities. Ben Wizner, director of the Ame...
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