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5 May 2016, 7:45 am by Laura Donohue
The controversy over the Second Bank of the United States, ostensibly settled in McCullough v. [read post]
5 Apr 2018, 3:30 am by Scott Harman
Procedural Background In early October 2017, the American Civil Liberties Union filed a habeas petition on Doe’s behalf as his next friend, on the basis that Doe’s name had not been publicly released and individuals with next-friend status (such as Doe’s family members) might not have been aware they could sue. [read post]
17 May 2010, 10:45 am by Jeralyn
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Alliance for Justice, American Civil Liberties Union, Appeal for Justice, Asian Law Caucus, Bill of Rights Defense Committee, Brennan Center for Justice, Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles, Council on American-Islamic Relations, Center for International Policy, Center for Media and Democracy, Defending Dissent Foundation,,, Inc., Freedom and… [read post]
29 Oct 2018, 8:14 am by Robert Chesney
 That no doubt is the view of Alsheikh’s lawyers at the American Civil Liberties Union, too, so I assume that what we have here is an awkward compromise amounting to a punt on the issue. [read post]
24 Nov 2009, 6:04 am
Meese once referred to the American Civil Liberties Union as part of the “criminals’ lobby. [read post]
Separately, Lambda Legal, the American Civil Liberties Union, the American Civil Liberties Union of North Carolina, and Equality North Carolina have jointly filed a lawsuit against North Carolina’s governor (Carcano v. [read post]
19 May 2014, 9:01 pm by Joanna L. Grossman
Even the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), an ardent defender of civil rights, distanced itself from any notion of gay rights, issuing a policy statement in 1957 that sodomy bans were constitutional if “deemed socially necessary or beneficial” by state and local governments. [read post]
11 Nov 2014, 7:27 pm
We granted certiorari, 513 U.S. 1146, 115 S.Ct. 1092, 130 L.Ed.2d 1061 (1995), and now affirm the judgment, but on a rationale different from that adopted by the State Supreme Court.IIThe State's principal argument in defense of Amendment 2 is that it puts gays and lesbians in the same position as all other persons. [read post]
3 Apr 2018, 1:01 am by rhapsodyinbooks
” The American Justice Department has chosen to treat such persons as “enemy combatants,” a category meant to subject them to military rather than civil jurisdiction. [read post]
22 Nov 2019, 2:58 pm by Nathan Sheard
” A 2013 study conducted by The Muslim American Civil Liberties Coalition (MACLC), The Creating Law Enforcement Accountability & Responsibility (CLEAR) Project, and The Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund (AALDEF) found that excessive police surveillance in Muslim communities had a significant chilling effect on First Amendment-protected activities. [read post]
4 Sep 2020, 7:11 am by Adam Feldman
The Cato Institute, the American Civil Liberties Union and the American Bar Association are regular filers in cases from both federal and state courts. [read post]
13 Mar 2009, 2:46 pm
  Barack Obama ran for president on a platform that included repeal of the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), the statute that purports to relieve states of any constitutional obligation they might have to recognize same-sex marriages contracted in other states, and establishing for the first time a federal statutory definition of marriage, limited solely to the union of one man and one woman, and denying the use of the term "spouse" for… [read post]
11 Sep 2020, 4:03 am by Michael Boyd
In 2006, the American Civil Liberties Union sued the U.S. government, alleging that the program was an overreach of executive power that violated, among other provisions, the First and Fourth Amendments. [read post]
29 Sep 2013, 6:53 pm by Larry Catá Backer
  The one spectacular failure, marked by the American Civil War (1861-65), produced a somewhat radical restructuring of the state apparatus, the full measure of the potential of which was not realized until the economic and racial crises of the United States (1929-1969). [read post]
21 Apr 2014, 8:35 am by Benjamin Wittes
Times”), and the American Civil Liberties Union and the American Civil Liberties Union Foundation (collectively “ACLU”) appeal from the January 24, 2013, judgment of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York (Colleen McMahon, District Judge) dismissing, on motions for summary judgment, their consolidated FOIA suits. [read post]
29 Sep 2012, 6:22 am
The man's defense team (the American Civil Liberties Union) fought to suppress the results of that test, saying there were no special facts or circumstances that would justify obtaining that sample so quickly. [read post]
11 Nov 2009, 8:00 am
Docket: 08-1564 Title: American Civil Liberties Union of Florida v. [read post]