Apr 12, 2024
ACLU, Free Speech Coalition and Partners Urge Supreme Court to Strike Down Unconstitutional Texas Law Burdening Adult Access to Sexual Content
WASHINGTON – Represented by the American Civil Liberties Union and the law firm Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, the Free Speech Coalition and others today asked the U.S. S...
Apr 12, 2024
ACLU Statement on Congress Passing Bill that Massively Expands the Government’s Power to Spy on Americans Without a Warrant
This bill would reauthorize Section 702 surveillance for two more years without any of the necessary reforms to protect Americans’ civil liberties
Issue Areas: National Security
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 09, 2024
Renowned Civil Rights and Legal Organizations File Petition Challenging California Death Penalty, Highlight Evidence Demonstrating Racial Discrimination
SAN FRANCISCO — Today, a consortium of nationally renowned civil rights organizations, legal organizations, and a law firm filed an extraordinary writ petition in the Supreme Cou...
Issue Areas: Capital Punishment
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...
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