May 05, 2015
NYCLU to File Appeal for Public Release of Garner Grand Jury Transcripts
NEW YORK – The New York Civil Liberties Union will today pursue an appeal from a Staten Island judge’s March 19 decision to keep secret records from the Grand Jury that fai...
May 04, 2015
ACLU of Mississippi Releases Mobile Justice App for iPhones
JACKSON, Miss – Today, the American Civil Liberties Union of Mississippi launched the iPhone version of a smart phone application (app) called Mobile Justice Mississippi—an emp...
Issue Areas: Free Speech
May 04, 2015
ACLU Comment on Shooting in Garland, Texas
HOUSTON – On Sunday at a Garland ISD events center, a Garland police officer killed two men who opened fire at an art contest designed to deliberately offend Muslims. The followi...
Issue Areas: Free Speech
May 04, 2015
Woman Detained at Airport Tells Her Story
Indiana University professor says armed federal officers’ invasion of her privacy a “complete assault on my freedom as an individual, citizen, author and academic.”
Issue Areas: National Security
May 04, 2015
Federal court approves agreement and orders end to solitary confinement of juveniles in Illinois
CHICAGO – Solitary confinement of juveniles held by the Illinois Department of Juvenile Justice is banned under a new Department policy recently approved by a federal court i...
Issue Areas: Prisoners' Rights
May 01, 2015
ACLU Statement on Charges Filed Against Officers in Death of Freddie Gray
The following can be attributed to Susan Goering, Executive Director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Maryland: “For years, victims of police violence, overwhelmingl...
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