Aug 05, 2015
Federal Appeals Court Rules Warrant Is Required for Cell Phone Location Tracking
RICHMOND, Va – In a decision that increases the possibility that the Supreme Court may take up the issue of warrantless phone tracking, the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals rule...
Aug 03, 2015
Federal Lawsuit Targets Shackling of Children with Disabilities in the Classroom
Kentucky Case Spotlights Problem of Untrained Law Enforcement Disciplining Students with Disabilities
Jul 30, 2015
ACLU Comment on Closure of Decaying and Dangerous Jail Building in Baltimore
NEW YORK – Maryland Governor Larry Hogan today announced that the state will close the Men’s Detention Center, a facility within the Baltimore city jail system whose infrastruc...
Issue Areas: Prisoners' Rights
Jul 30, 2015
ACLU Stands With Planned Parenthood
NEW YORK — The U.S. Senate is expected to vote soon on legislation to defund Planned Parenthood Federation of America, following the release of deceptively edited videos produced...
Jul 28, 2015
ACLU Comment on NSA Request to Keep Phone-Records Program Alive
The government yesterday evening filed its response to the ACLU’s request for a halt of the NSA’s phone-records program, which the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Cir...
Issue Areas: National Security
Jul 27, 2015
ACLU Announces Settlement in Lawsuit Over Warrantless Raid By US Immigration Agents and Nashville Police
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The American Civil Liberties Union announced a settlement in a federal lawsuit filed on behalf of victims of a warrantless raid in Nashville, Tennessee, by U.S...
Issue Areas: Immigrants' Rights
Court case: Escobar v. Gaines
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