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16 Mar 2016, 6:30 am by Dan Ernst
This article focuses on three phases in the relationship between the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and the courts in the period between the world wars: first, the ACLU’s attempt to promote worker mobilization by highlighting judicial hypocrisy; second, its effort to induce incremental legal reform by reshaping social values; and third, its now familiar reliance on the judiciary to insulate minority views against state intrusion and majoritarian abuses. [read post]
14 Oct 2019, 10:34 am by Austin Koltonowski
The state chapters of the American Civil Liberties Union and the League of Women voters filed the complaint in Commonwealth Court against the acting head of the Pennsylvania Department of State. [read post]
4 Nov 2008, 6:19 am
If you have been convicted of a felony and would like to restore your civil rights, visit the American Civil Liberties Union of Florida. [read post]
21 May 2008, 9:14 am
" The American Civil Liberties Union envisions its new blog... [read post]
2 Jul 2014, 10:49 am by Jim Gerl
House of Representatives on H.R. 7152 (the Civil Rights Act of 1964). [read post]
5 May 2009, 10:40 am
  Of course it does not violate anyone's religious liberty for a state to enact same-sex marriage, let alone civil unions. [read post]
24 Jun 2015, 12:57 pm by Devin Montgomery
Human rights groups Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch and the American Civil Liberties Union [advocacy websites] on Tuesday issued a joint letter [text] to the US Department of Justice (DOJ) calling for the creation of a special prosecutor to investigate claims that Central Intelligence Agency agents used torture against detainees held at Guantanamo Bay prison and elsewhere. [read post]
26 Jul 2010, 12:11 pm
[JURIST] The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and Human Rights Watch (HRW) [advocacy websites] on Monday called on the US government to provide greater protection for those with mental disabilities in the US immigration system. [read post]
30 Sep 2011, 8:11 am by Maureen Cosgrove
[JURIST] The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) [official website], along with several other rights groups and physicians, filed a lawsuit [complaint, PDF] on Thursday challenging a North Carolina law [HB 854 materials] that requires abortion providers to show women ultrasounds prior to performing abortions. [read post]
22 Sep 2010, 8:03 am
[JURIST] The American Civil Liberties Union of Pennsylvania (ACLU-PA) and the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) [advocacy websites] on Monday filed a federal lawsuit [press release] against the city of Pittsburgh, Police Chief Nathan Harper and more than 15 police officers on behalf of 25 people arrested during the September 2009 Group of 20 (G-20) Summit [official website; JURIST news archive]. [read post]
4 Mar 2008, 2:12 pm
On March 1, the Department marked the five-year anniversary of its Office of Civil Rights and Civil Liberties. [read post]
24 Sep 2019, 9:30 pm by Karen Tani
Lastly, Conlin reminds us that many of the debates that divide Americans today were present in the 1850s: minority rights vs. majority rule, original intent vs. a living Constitution, state's rights vs. federal supremacy, judicial activism vs. legislative prerogative, secession vs. union, and counter-majoritarianism vs. democracy.A few blurbs:‘The Constitutional Origins of the American Civil War is a must-read for anyone… [read post]
26 Apr 2019, 3:01 pm by Rick Hasen
The American Civil Liberties Union of … Continue reading → [read post]
17 Jul 2019, 6:09 am by Erin McCarthy Holliday
The American Civil Liberties Union and Southern Poverty Law Center filed a lawsuit Tuesday on behalf of refugee resettlement organizations and civil rights centers in California against Attorney General William Barr and Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Kevin K. [read post]
3 Jun 2011, 4:09 am
The American Civil Liberties Union of Georgia, the Southern Poverty Law Center and several immigrant rights organizations and individuals are challenging the law in Atlanta's federal district court. [read post]
11 Sep 2008, 5:39 pm
The American Civil Liberties Union is pleased to inform you that we have created a public education Booklet entitled Know Your Rights When Encountering Law Enforcement. [read post]
23 Apr 2010, 4:37 pm by Cal Law
Schwarzenegger has thrown his support behind a lawsuit brought by the American Civil Liberties Union against Los Angeles Unified School District, in addition to endorsing Republican-authored legislation aimed at giving school districts more authority to fire teachers.  [read post]
30 May 2012, 11:18 am by Sung Un Kim
The lawsuits are supported by the American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois (ACLUI) and gay rights group Lambda Legal [advocacy websites]. [read post]