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1 Dec 2010, 1:57 pm by Dale Carpenter
(Dale Carpenter) Today the state legislature passed a civil unions bill (full text here), granting same– and opposite-sex partners all of the legal rights, obligations, and privileges of spouses under state law.  [read post]
29 Jul 2010, 12:13 pm
[JURIST] The Obama administration is in danger of entrenching some of the most draconian aspects of the Bush administration's controversial national security policy, warns a new report, [text, PDF; press release] from the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) [advocacy website] [press release] released Thursday. [read post]
7 Jul 2020, 4:27 pm by Rick Hasen
Release: A Montana court has blocked a state law that severely restricts the right to vote for Native Americans.The American Civil Liberties Union, ACLU of Montana, and Native American Rights Fund successfully sought the preliminary injunction halting the so-called Montana … Continue reading → [read post]
Pope Francis on Sunday named 13 new cardinals, including Washington DC Archbishop Wilton Gregory, an outspoken civil rights advocate who will become the first Black American to be appointed to the office in the Roman Catholic Church. [read post]
2 Nov 2016, 8:35 am by Steven Wildberger
" The letter, signed by groups including the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), and the Indigenous Environmental Network [advocacy websites], points to specific instances of removal and suppression of human-rights related content. [read post]
13 Oct 2011, 10:17 am by Dan Taglioli
Brought by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), the National Immigration Law Center (NILC) [advocacy websites] and other civil rights groups, the class action suit [complaint, PDF] claims the new legislation is unconstitutional, inviting racial profiling and interfering with federal law. [read post]
10 May 2017, 2:39 pm by shahid
After three years of advocacy uniting communities across Providence, the City Council on April 20 voted unanimously to adopt a set of groundbreaking protections for civil rights and civil liberties, including digital civil liberties. [read post]
23 Mar 2012, 3:02 pm by Suzanne Ito
Rights to vote, to join a union, or to marry the person one loves are today at the forefront of the struggle to build an America that reflects its ideals.  [read post]
15 Nov 2017, 9:31 am by Chain | Cohn | Stiles
The American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California has published a report following a two-year study that concludes law enforcement agencies in Kern County – specifically the Bakersfield Police Department and Kern County Sheriff’s Office – have engaged in patterns of excessive force and systematically violated the civil rights of local residents. [read post]
26 Feb 2007, 6:35 am
The ADA is a Federal civil rights law that gives protection to persons with disabilities similar to the civil right protections provided to persons based on race, color, age, religion, sex and national origin. [read post]
1 Jun 2011, 10:57 am by Dale Carpenter
(Dale Carpenter) They’re not quite registering June brides, but the joyous end of American civilization has legislatively spread to Cook County and the rest of the Land of Lincoln. [read post]
7 Sep 2010, 11:48 am
[JURIST] The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), the New York Civil Liberties Union and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL) [advocacy websites] filed a lawsuit [complaint, PDF] Tuesday against the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) [official website] challenging a government policy that allows border patrol to search electronic devices without reasonable suspicion. [read post]
12 Mar 2015, 8:15 am by Taylor Brailey
The plaintiffs, including the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), Human Rights Watch, Amnesty International and Wikimedia, are challenging the NSA's UPSTREAM program, contending that by directly seizing a mass amount of American communications while... [read post]
22 Sep 2016, 5:03 am by Immigration Prof
MacArthur Fellows / Meet the Class of 2016 Ahilan Arulanantham Human Rights Lawyer Director of Advocacy and Legal Director American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California Los Angeles, California Ahilan... [read post]
31 May 2018, 12:36 pm by Sabrina I. Pacifici
The orders were just the latest  steps designed to weaken unions, federal employee compensation and civil service protections. [read post]
18 Aug 2011, 10:19 am by Jaclyn Belczyk
[JURIST] The American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California (ACLU-NC) and the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights [advocacy website] filed suit [complaint, PDF; press release] Monday challenging the practice of shackling immigration [JURIST news archive] detainees in court. [read post]
The Council for American Islamic Relations, for example, is the largest Muslim civil rights organization in the United States. [read post]
18 Sep 2020, 12:21 pm by Rick Hasen
There’s the American Constitutional Rights Union (ACRU; formerly the American Civil Rights Union), which could easily be confused with the American Civil Liberties Union … Continue reading → [read post]