The American Civil Liberties Union will no longer defend hate groups seeking to march with firearms, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday, a policy change that comes on the heels of protests by white nationalists and counter-protesters over the weekend in Virginia. The newspaper quoted the...
Two psychologists, James Mitchell and Bruce Jessen, who were contracted by the CIA to develop torture techniques, agreed to a confidential settlement with torture survivors. The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) sued Mitchell and...Show More Summary
A settlement was announced Thursday in a lawsuit brought by the American Civil Liberties Union against two psychologists involved in designing the CIA's harsh interrogation program used in the war … Click to Continue »
And of course it was started by Big Oil protecting its profits: State lawmakers in Florida, North Dakota, Rhode Island, Tennessee, and Texas also considered similar measures, which the American Civil Liberties Union nicknamed "hit and kill" bills. Show More Summary
The American Civil Liberties Union alleges in a lawsuit that a suburban St. Louis police department unlawfully arrested a black man as he walked in an affluent neighborhood. The St. … Click to Continue »
The American Civil Liberties Union of Rhode Island says a judge has dismissed charges against several Narragansett residents accused of violating a town law that bars more than four unrelated … Click to Continue »
The Nebraska chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union on Wednesday followed through on its promise to sue the state prisons system, accusing it of not taking significant steps to … Click to Continue »
A 2014 Justice Department report advised against the practice, saying there would be little protection to stop officers from tampering with recordings or posting them online. The American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California calls the practice "a recipe for disaster."
The American Civil Liberties Union and groups across the political spectrum sued Washington's Metro transit system on Wednesday, saying its ban on issue-oriented ads violated U.S. constitutional guarantees of free speech. The suit was...Show More Summary
The American Civil Liberties Union filed a free speech lawsuit on behalf of Milo Yiannopoulo, arguing that Metro officials violated his 1st Amendment rights by removing advertisements for his new book.
IN AMERICA, the fight for free speech sometimes produces odd alliances. Nearly four decades ago, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), a left-leaning advocacy group, famously defended the right of neo-Nazis to march through a neighbourhood in Skokie, Illinois, in which many Holocaust survivors lived.
Traffic tickets may not seem like a civil rights matter, but they were important enough for civil liberties groups to take action in Northern California. The American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California and others sued the Solano County Superior Court last year for suspending driver's licenses of people......
The American Civil Liberties Union filed a free speech lawsuit on behalf of one of the nation’s most prominent right-wing provocateurs on Wednesday, arguing that Washington, D.C., transit officials violated Milo Yiannopoulos’ 1st Amendment rights by removing advertisements for his new book. Yiannopoulos,...
The Maine chapter of American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is taking Gov. Paul LePage to court for deleting comments and blocking users from his verified Facebook account. A lawsuit filed Tuesday in a federal court in Maine on behalf of two residents — who say they were blocked — is asking the...
Washington, D.C.’s transit system is being sued over its refusal to feature ads for Milo Yiannopoulos, an abortion provider and PETA. The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) on Wednesday announced the lawsuit, which asks the court to order the agency to accept and run the ads in its trains and...
The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is suing the DC Metro for rejecting four ads for being "controversial," claiming that it’s a violation of freedom of speech. The organization has sued the WMATA on behalf of itself, abortionShow More Summary
The American Civil Liberties Union says it's suing the Pawtucket Police Department for failing to release reports of alleged police officer misconduct. The Rhode Island chapter said Tuesday it filed … Click to Continue »
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union of Maine has filed a federal lawsuit against Republican Gov. Paul LePage for blocking people who disagree with him on his official Facebook page and deleting their comments. While the governor calls the Facebook account a political page, the ACLU says LePage posted to it in his official capacity.
For some people arrested in East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana, posting bail is often not enough to get them out of jail. According to a new class action suit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union, the ACLU of Louisiana, and the Southern Poverty Law Center, the parish jail is requiring these arrestees to pay an […]
The American Civil Liberties Union has sent record requests to Republican attorneys general in 10 states and Idaho Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter looking for any communication with the federal government … Click to Continue »