Jan 29, 2024
ACLU and ACLU of NJ File Friend-of-the-Court Brief in Challenge to Wrongful Arrest due to Face Recognition Tech
Parks v. McCormac could be the first case in the country to generate a decision addressing critical questions about police misuse of face recognition technology
Court case: Parks v. McCormac
Jan 27, 2024
ACLU Urges President Biden to Abandon Disastrous Immigration Proposals
WASHINGTON — President Biden yesterday expressed his support for the harmful anti-immigrant policies being considered in the ongoing supplemental funding negotiations. In his sta...
Issue Areas: Immigrants' Rights
Jan 26, 2024
Cases Under California Racial Justice Act Move Forward
RIVERSIDE, Calif. — In a victory under the new California Racial Justice Act, the California Fourth District Court of Appeal is allowing two Black men to move forward with their ...
Issue Areas: Capital Punishment
Jan 26, 2024
ACLU Urges Federal Court to Block Florida Officials’ Unconstitutional Order to Deactivate Pro-Palestine Student Group
The ACLU, the ACLU of Florida and Palestine Legal represent the University of Florida chapter of the Students for Justice in Palestine in a lawsuit against state officials.
Jan 26, 2024
ACLU Statement on Alabama Execution of Kenneth Smith by Nitrogen Gas
ATMORE, Ala. — The Alabama Department of Corrections executed Kenneth Smith late yesterday evening by nitrogen hypoxia, the first time in U.S. history that a state has used nitro...
Issue Areas: Capital Punishment
Jan 23, 2024
Federal Court Argument on Florida Officials’ Unconstitutional Order to Deactivate Palestinian Rights Student Group
University of Florida’s Students for Justice in Palestine is represented by the American Civil Liberties Union, the ACLU of Florida, and Palestine Legal
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