Apr 11, 2024
Travis County Sued Over Denying Right to Legal Counsel
AUSTIN, Texas — A class action lawsuit on behalf of people jailed without lawyers in Travis County was filed in federal court Wednesday night to affirm the constitutional right t...
Issue Areas: Criminal Law Reform
Apr 08, 2024
ACLU Brief Urges Supreme Court to Reject Trump Immunity Claims
WASHINGTON — The American Civil Liberties Union and ACLU of the District of Columbia filed a friend-of-the-court brief today in the Supreme Court in Trump v. United States, argui...
Apr 03, 2024
ACLU Brief Urges Supreme Court to Uphold Eighth Amendment Protections in Grants Pass v. Johnson
Brief Argues that the Constitutional Prohibition on ‘Cruel and Unusual Punishments’ Prevents Cities from Arresting or Fining People Experiencing Homelessness for Sleeping in Public
Mar 20, 2024
ACLU Guide Urges Advocacy for People with Disabilities on Probation and Parole
Guide Outlines How Defense Attorneys Can Advocate for Reasonable Accommodations for People with Disabilities Under Supervision
Mar 05, 2024
Advocates Seek Public Records from DOJ on Implementation of Directives Changing Mandatory Minimum Charging and Sentencing Policies
WASHINGTON — The American Civil Liberties Union, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, and the Federal Public & Community Defenders submitted a Freedom of Inf...
Feb 22, 2024
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