Jun 14, 2023
Court Upholds Defense of Press Freedoms in Landmark “Fake News” Case
A U.S. federal district court previously stuck down a law that would have made it a crime to share information the government deemed false about emergencies in Puerto Rico
Issue Areas: Free Speech
Jun 14, 2023
ACLU Comment on Dale Ho’s Confirmation to the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
WASHINGTON — Today the U.S. Senate confirmed Dale Ho, the director of the ACLU Voting Rights Project, to the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. “The ACL...
Issue Areas: Civil Liberties
Jun 09, 2023
Civil Rights Groups Seek to Lift Stay in Federal Lawsuit Challenging Louisiana’s Discriminatory State Legislative Maps on Heels of U.S. Supreme Court Alabama Decision 
BATON ROUGE, La. — The American Civil Liberties Union, ACLU of Louisiana, Legal Defense Fund (LDF), law firm Cozen O’ Connor, and Louisiana attorneys Ron Wilson and John Adcock...
Issue Areas: Voting Rights
Jun 08, 2023
Justice and Faith Organizations Call on President Biden to Grant Clemency for Federal Crack Cocaine Convictions
Thirteen organizations — including the ACLU, NAACP LDF, Leadership Conference and Tzedek Association — are asking the president to repair the harms wrought by the decades-old crack and powder cocaine sentencing disparity.
Issue Areas: Smart Justice
Jun 08, 2023
ACLU Hails Supreme Court Decision in Health and Hospital Corporation of Marion County v. Talevski
WASHINGTON — In a major win for civil rights enforcement, the Supreme Court affirmed today in Health and Hospital Corporation of Marion County v. Talevski the right of nursing ho...
Issue Areas: Disability Rights
Jun 08, 2023
Historic Win: U.S. Supreme Court Rules Alabama’s Congressional Map Violates the Voting Rights Act by Diluting Black Political Power 
WASHINGTON — In a historic win for voting rights, the U.S. Supreme Court today ruled in Allen v. Milligan in favor of Black voters who challenged Alabama’s 2021-enacted congres...
Issue Areas: Voting Rights
Court case: Allen v. Milligan
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