Summer is off-season for city fundraising, as many patrons are away. But with headlines consumed by hate crime, police conduct and race relations, the New York Civil Liberties Union says its July 18... To view the full story, click the title link.
New York Civil Liberties Union Advocacy Director says reform bills considered by the City Council are not enough to increase accountability of the New York Police Department
The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is petitioning for a bill that will provide tax relief to television shows filmed in New York who employ women and people of color as writers and directors. The push for such legislation was
The New York Civil Liberties Union, the American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California and the ACLU Women's Rights Project released a joint statement on Wednesday supporting a bill that would... To view the full story, click the title link.
Release: The American Civil Liberties Union and Disability Rights Advocates today sued the New York State Board of Elections and Department of Motor Vehicles over online voter registration that is inaccessible to people with disabilities. The lawsuit was filed on … Continue reading ?
"Creating a government blacklist that imposes state sanctions based on political beliefs raises serious First Amendment concerns," New York Civil Liberties Union says in denouncing Gov. Cuomo's executive order barring state business with organizations that advocate Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) against Israel.
The New York Civil Liberties Union filed a human rights complaint against the NYPD on Thursday for violating the rights of homeless people.
The New York Civil Liberties Union has filed a lawsuit against Governor Cuomo and the state alleging that loopholes in state labor laws deny farmworkers the right to organize, forcing them into "life-threatening, sweatshop-like conditions."...Show More Summary
Submitted by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, If you’re a NYC resident and find yourself excited about the city’s public Wi-Fi network known as LinkNYC, you may want to think again. As the New York Civil Liberties Union (NYCLU)...Show More Summary
The New York Civil Liberties Union says LinkNYC "carries a risk of security breaches and unwarranted NYPD surveillance." The New York Civil Liberties Union has issued a statement expressing privacy concerns about LinkNYC, New York City's free public Wi-Fi that officially launched last month. Show More Summary
The New York Civil Liberties Union has uncovered, for the first time, documentation of the NYPD's use of Stingrays, cellphone-tower-spoofing devices that allow police to pinpoint cellphone users' locations, and can be used to intercept information about their calls and text messages, or even the calls and messages themselves. Show More Summary
The New York Police Department has used secretive cellphone tracking technology more than 1,000 times since 2008, according to data released Thursday by the New York Civil Liberties Union. A... To view the full story, click the title link.
NEW YORK (AP) — According to data released by the New York Civil Liberties Union, the New York Police Department has used secretive cellphone tracking technology more than 1,000 times since 2008. A cell-site simulator can sweep up basic cellphone data by tricking phones in the area to believe that it's a cell tower, allowing it to identify unique subscriber numbers.
The New York Police Department has secretly tracked cell phones more than 1,000 times between 2008 and 2015, documents obtained by the New York Civil Liberties Union show. The documents, released only after an inquiry under the state's...Show More Summary
New York Civil Liberties Union: "The privacy of nearly all New Yorkers is at risk."
A man who charged the New York Civil Liberties Union of firing him because he’s gay has had his lawsuit thrown out of court.
Speaking before the City Council on Wednesday, New York Civil Liberties Union attorney Christopher Dunn described what it's like to visit Hart Island, where more than 1 million New Yorkers are buried?many of them homeless in life or unidentifiable in death, alongside stillborn infants, veterans, or AIDs victims. [ more › ]
The state will try to break the cycle of violence with rehabilitation rather than punitive isolation. Last week the New York Civil Liberties Union announced a major settlement that overhauls solitary confinement in state prisons: AsShow More Summary
Surveillance footage acquired by the New York Civil Liberties Union shows NYPD officers and Parks Department employees destroying the possessions of two small groups of homeless men and women in East Harlem in early October, and is grounds for a new lawsuit against the city announced Monday afternoon. [ more › ]
New York reached a deal Wednesday to drastically reform solitary confinement in its prison system months after it was sued by the New York Civil Liberties Union, the New York Times reports. About 4,000 New York inmates currently spend 23 hours per day in 60-square-foot cells. The new agreement...