Feb 09, 2024
Judge Orders Evidentiary Hearing in Transgender Woman's Case Against NC Department of Adult Correction
Charlotte — A federal judge has issued a decision in Kanautica Zayre-Brown v. NC Department of Adult Correction (DAC) denying both the Defendants’ and the Plaintiff’s motions...
Jan 31, 2024
Father Sues Ronald McDonald House Alleging Housing Policy Disproportionately Harms People of Color
The lawsuit argues that Ronald McDonald House’s criminal conviction ban violates state and federal anti-discrimination law; Plaintiff Juan Mieles was denied housing near the hospital where his son was being treated for cancer.
Issue Areas: Prisoners' Rights
Nov 15, 2023
Colorado Man Secures Another Court Victory After He was Jailed for Refusing to Attend Christian Worship Services While on Parole
DENVER — Under a ruling issued yesterday by the U.S. District Court for the Federal District of Colorado, a man whose parole officer sent him back to jail for refusing to take pa...
Oct 12, 2023
Describing Modern Day Prison Labor’s Roots in Slavery, Groups Urge Court to Uphold Rights of Incarcerated Workers Subjected to Harsh Conditions, Inhumane Treatment
BALTIMORE COUNTY, Md. – Speaking out in a case involving Marylanders incarcerated at the Baltimore County jail, a coalition uniting the national American Civil Liberties Union, s...
Issue Areas: Prisoners' Rights
Sep 19, 2023
U.S. Marshals Service Evades Biden Executive Order to End Contracts with Private Prisons, ACLU-Obtained Records Indicate
NEW YORK — The United States Marshals Service (USMS) is avoiding compliance with President Biden’s executive order requiring the Department of Justice (DOJ) to end contracts wi...
Sep 15, 2023
Under Public and Legal Pressure, Louisiana Finally Moves Children Out of Angola Prison
BATON ROUGE, La. — After more than a year of national and local advocacy, public outrage and an ongoing federal lawsuit, the state of Louisiana has finally relented and moved chi...
Court case: Alex A. v. Edwards
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