Oct 03, 2022
ACLU and ACLU of Louisiana Warn East Baton Rouge Schools About Multiple Civil Rights Violations During ‘Day of Hope’ Event
CONTACT:Gillian Branstetter, American Civil Liberties Union, gbranstetter@aclu.org BATON ROUGE, La. — The American Civil Liberties Union and the ACLU of Louisiana expressed alarm...
Oct 03, 2022
Civil Rights Organizations Ask Atlanta Mayor and City Council to Reverse Their Decision to Lease Beds at the City Jail
ATLANTA — Today, more than 60 national and local civil rights organizations sent a letter to Atlanta Mayor Andre Dickens and the Atlanta City Council asking them to reverse a dec...
Issue Areas: Criminal Law Reform
Sep 29, 2022
ACLU, ACLU Foundation of CT Defend Inclusive Athletics Policy on Behalf of Connecticut Trans Athletes
CONTACT:Gillian Branstetter, ACLU, gbranstetter@aclu.orgMeghan Holden, ACLU Foundation of Connecticut, media@acluct.org NEW YORK – On behalf of Andraya Yearwood and Terry Miller,...
Issue Areas: LGBTQ Rights
Sep 29, 2022
ACLU Report Recommends Eliminating Electronic Monitoring in Criminal Legal System
NEW YORK — In a new report, the American Civil Liberties Union recommends replacing the use of electronic monitoring, a form of GPS monitoring increasingly used in pretrial, prob...
Issue Areas: Criminal Law Reform
Sep 27, 2022
Montana Supreme Court Affirms Montanans’ Right to Cell Phone Privacy
HELENA, Mont. — In a huge win for privacy rights, the Montana Supreme Court has ruled that courts must interpret state and federal privacy protections to limit the disclosure of ...
Issue Areas: Privacy & Technology
Sep 21, 2022
Montana Supreme Court Affirms Preliminary Injunction Against Law That Restricts Native American Voting Rights
CONTACT: Gujari Singh, ACLU of Montana, 631-404-9977, singhg@aclumontana.orgAmy M. Echo-Hawk, Native American Rights Fund, 720-657-1693, media@narf.org BILLINGS, Mont. — The Mont...
Issue Areas: Voting Rights
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