Mar 28, 2024
Texas Second Court of Appeals Reverses Crystal Mason’s Conviction in Major Voting Rights Victory
AUSTIN, Texas — The Texas Second Court of Appeals reversed Crystal Mason’s conviction on Thursday evening, resulting in an acquittal. She had faced five years in prison for sub...
Mar 28, 2024
ACLU Statement on OMB Memo for AI Use by Federal Agencies
WASHINGTON — Today, the U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB) released a memorandum establishing baseline protections for civil rights and safety that federal agencies must ...
Issue Areas: Racial Justice
Jan 16, 2024
ACLU-NJ Statement on the Signing of Youth Alcohol Possession Legislation Following Conditional Veto to Remove Fines and Criminal Penalties
NEWARK – ACLU-NJ Campaign Strategist Ami Kachalia issued the following statement on the signing of legislation concerning youth alcohol possession (S3954/A5610) after a condition...
Issue Areas: Racial Justice
Dec 04, 2023
Lawyers' Committee and American Civil Liberties Union Defend Free Speech in Schools in Case Challenging HB1775
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma – On Monday, attorneys from the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, the American Civil Liberties Union, and the American Civil Liberties Unio...
Oct 30, 2023
ACLU Statement on President Biden’s Executive Order on Artificial Intelligence
WASHINGTON — Today, President Biden issued an Executive Order on safe and equitable artificial intelligence. The order builds on foundational principles laid out in the administr...
Issue Areas: Racial Justice
Sep 25, 2023
California’s Court of Appeals Rules that Meta Can't Evade Liability in Case Claiming Facebook’s Ad Tools Violate Users' Civil Rights
SAN FRANCISCO — California’s First District Court of Appeal has ruled that Facebook can be sued for allegedly discriminating on the basis of gender and age, in violation of...
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