Oct 11, 2023
Oral Arguments Wrap in U.S. Supreme Court Case Challenging South Carolina’s Congressional Map for Racial Discrimination
WASHINGTON — This morning, oral arguments concluded in Alexander v. South Carolina State Conference of the NAACP, the U.S. Supreme Court case that will determine the fate of Sout...
Issue Areas: Voting Rights
Oct 11, 2023
ACLU of Maine Asks Law Court to Uphold First Amendment Rights 
PORTLAND – The American Civil Liberties Union of Maine and the ACLU’s State Supreme Court Initiative Tuesday filed a friend-of-the-court brief with the Maine Supreme Judicial C...
Issue Areas: Voting Rights
Oct 11, 2023
ACLU Applauds EEOC Pregnant Workers Fairness Act Rules, Urges Additional Key Protections
WASHINGTON – The American Civil Liberties Union applauds the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s proposed regulations strengthening the rights of workers under the Pregna...
Oct 05, 2023
District Court Orders Alabama to Adopt New Congressional Map with Two Black Opportunity Districts  
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — A district court in Alabama today ordered the state to adopt a congressional map that includes two districts where Black voters will have the opportunity to el...
Issue Areas: Voting Rights
Court case: Allen v. Milligan
Oct 05, 2023
ACLU Comment on Biden Administration Announcement on Border Wall Construction in Texas
WASHINGTON — The Biden administration announced Wednesday that it will waive 26 federal public health, environmental, and cultural preservation laws to expedite border wall and r...
Issue Areas: Immigrants' Rights
Oct 04, 2023
ACLU Responds to United Nations Reports on Policing and Racial Justice
GENEVA — Two United Nations reports detailing the ways in which systemic racism infects every facet of our criminal legal system in the United States will be presented before the...
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