Dec 15, 2023
Appeals Court Declines To Rule Against Connecticut’s Inclusive Policy for Transgender Athletes
NEW YORK CITY – In a Title IX case brought by cisgender plaintiffs challenging Connecticut’s inclusive student athletic policy, the Second Circuit sent the case back to the...
Dec 04, 2023
Pilots Reach Settlement with Frontier Airlines Over Lactation and Pregnancy Policies
DENVER – Five pilots have reached a settlement with Frontier Airlines resolving EEOC charges filed in May 2018 and a lawsuit filed in December 2019 alleging that the company disc...
Issue Areas: Women's Rights
Aug 21, 2023
ACLU Submits Amicus Brief Supporting Constitutionality of Restrictions on Gun Possession by Individuals Subject to Domestic Violence Restraining Orders
NEW YORK — Today, the American Civil Liberties Union submitted an amicus brief to the U.S. Supreme Court in United States v. Rahimi, a Second Amendment challenge to the federal l...
Jul 25, 2023
Advocates Challenge Discriminatory Eviction Screening Policies Enforced by Two Cook County Landlords
CHICAGO – In two historic filings, housing advocates are challenging policies of two large landlords in Cook County, Illinois that automatically reject applicants who have any pr...
Jun 30, 2023
ACLU Responds to Supreme Court Ruling in 303 Creative, Inc. v. Elenis
Washington, D.C. – The Supreme Court this morning issued its ruling in 303 Creative v. Elenis. David Cole, Legal Director for the American Civil Liberties Union, offered the foll...
Jun 26, 2023
Supreme Court Rejects Appeal from Public Charter School Seeking Permission to Violate Students’ Constitutional Rights
WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court of the United States today let stand a federal court decision holding that a North Carolina public charter school must respect its students’ ...
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