May 25, 2022
ACLU Commends President Biden’s Executive Order on Police Reform
WASHINGTON — The American Civil Liberties Union commended President Joe Biden for taking action today through an executive order that reforms a variety of policing practices. Ud...
Issue Areas: Criminal Law Reform
Apr 01, 2022
ACLU Issues Statement on House Passage of MORE Act
WASHINGTON — The U.S. House of Representatives passed the Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement (MORE) Act, HR 3617 today. Aamra Ahmad, American Civil Liberties Uni...
Issue Areas: Criminal Law Reform
Mar 31, 2022
ACLU Calls on House to Pass the MORE Act
WASHINGTON — The American Civil Liberties Union and The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights issued a letter to the U.S. House of Representatives today encouraging leg...
Issue Areas: Criminal Law Reform
Feb 28, 2022
ACLU Reports: Racist, Unjust District Attorney Policies in Orange, Riverside Counties
Comprehensive Reports Call for Urgent, Drastic Changes to DA Practices
Dec 07, 2021
ACLU Applauds Brooklyn Center Public Safety Budget Vote
BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn. — The American Civil Liberties Union and ACLU of Minnesota applaud the Brooklyn Center City Council for approving a groundbreaking budget resolution Monday...
Issue Areas: Criminal Law Reform
Nov 19, 2021
ACLU Responds to ‘Not Guilty’ Verdict in Kyle Rittenhouse Case
KENOSHA, Wis. — The American Civil Liberties Union released the following statement after a jury decided that Kyle Rittenhouse was not guilty of the fatal shooting of two protest...
Issue Areas: Criminal Law Reform
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