ACLU lawyers and advocates are among the nation’s leading experts on civil liberties and constitutional freedoms. They are regularly sought out by leading broadcast, print and online media to lend an essential voice to the conversation about some of the most important issues facing the nation.
The ACLU has media staff in New York to handle inquiries from journalists on national issues affecting civil liberties and in Washington to help with questions on legislative matters that touch on civil liberties and constitutional freedoms.
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The ACLU also has a studio available in New York with a fiber optic line for live and taped TV interviews. Broadcast interviews can also be conducted via Skype.
Below are some of the many issues in which ACLU experts are actively engaged, and the experts who are available for interviews. (For a full list of issues, click here.)
The ACLU has joined in the battle to overturn unconstitutional laws aimed at undocumented immigrants that often ensnare legal residents who fall victim to racial profiling. FIND ACLU EXPERTS ON THIS ISSUE »
Numerous states are attempting to pass draconian laws that would all but ban abortion, while religious groups want to overturn requirements to include contraception with their insurance coverage. FIND ACLU EXPERTS ON THIS ISSUE »
The ACLU Racial Justice Program aims to preserve and extend constitutionally guaranteed rights to people who have historically been denied their rights on the basis of race. FIND ACLU EXPERTS ON THIS ISSUE »
From the rampant growth of private prisons to the indiscriminate use of solitary confinement, the nation's corrections system is in serious need of reform. FIND ACLU EXPERTS ON THIS ISSUE »