"Under the new rule, the State would have been able to prolong the botched execution process indefinitely," the Equal Justice Initiative wrote in a press release.
Thousands of local, state, and federal law-enforcers have access to sensitive financial data.
New mechanisms to threaten liberty are brought to bear on those who need the government's permission to do their jobs.
New York Repealed Its Police Secrecy Law Two Years Ago. Departments Are Still Trying To Hide Misconduct Files.
The New York Civil Liberties Union is fighting about a dozen different lawsuits against stonewalling police departments.
Court to Girl: You Have To Wait 2 Years To Comfort Your Father as He Dies. And We're Killing Him Next Week.
Missouri law bans those under 21 from witnessing executions. Despite attempts to challenge the law, 19-year-old Khorry Ramey will be barred from attending her father's execution on Tuesday.
The state is threatening to punish doctors whose advice deviates from the "scientific consensus."
The ACLU Says California's Ban on COVID-19 'Misinformation' From Doctors Is Gratuitous and Unconstitutional
Two chapters of the organization say the law violates the First Amendment.
"The Court fails to see how the presence of a person recording a video near an officer interferes with the officer's activities," the judge wrote.
The FBI's long history of using informants and manufactured plots to prosecute extremists
The venerable champion of civil liberties is increasingly indistinguishable from myriad progressive advocacy groups.
The lawsuit argues the new law will chill protected First Amendment activities and keep media and the public from holding police accountable.
How do you justify government speech mandates? Apparently, you deliberately pretend that businesses have no right to control the messages they choose to present.
"No legitimate humane system would operate in this manner," the judge concluded.
The Foundation for Individual Rights and Expression (FIRE) is defending expression on campus and off as the ACLU becomes a progressive advocacy group.
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Despite its opposition to gun rights for individuals, the ACLU's drift away from its core mission resembles the NRA's recent trajectory.
The longtime head of the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education announces a new name and expanded mission for FIRE.
National Legal Director David Cole insists that the critics are wrong, but he fails to contend with much of the substance of their critiques.
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The ACLU of Northern California is suing to overturn the ordinance.
A federal judge wrote that migrants could face "horrific consequences" if expelled to certain places, particularly Mexico and Central American countries.
To "get wanted individuals off the streets," police are stopping drivers without any evidence that they have broken the law.
In the new book Free Speech, the Danish activist defends radical self-expression from Socrates to social media.
You don't have to be anti-vaccine to oppose these ever-expanding requirements.
The ACLU's Push To 'Cancel' Student Debt Shows How Far It Has Strayed From Defending Civil Liberties
The organization's embrace of a wide-ranging progressive agenda undermines its reason for existing.
The American Civil Liberties Union should not cavalierly take the side of prosecutors against the concept of self-defense.
Coercive plea deals trample on defendants' Sixth Amendment rights.
Do Americans have a right to know the extent that the government surveils them?
The dog died after the man went to jail for exercising his First Amendment rights.
A Supreme Court ruling requires due process before sending these people back to jail. That’s not happening in Montgomery County.
The civil liberties group says there's a clear pattern of police misconduct involving schoolchildren.
"It was a mistake among the digital team," says executive director Anthony Romero.
"Restrictions on guns in public spaces are appropriate to make public spaces safe for democratic participation."
People doubt the government's role as a protector but send mixed messages about their value of freedom.
Pro-freedom politicians want to restrict private enterprise, while civil liberties proponents want to violate your bodily autonomy.
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Women Are on the Verge of Being Forced Into Military Conscription Due to a Perverse Notion of 'Equality'
Expanding government-imposed burdens to new classes of people is a bad idea, unless the goal is equality of immiseration.
Culture war bills signed into law in Arkansas, West Virginia, and Tennessee run afoul of Constitution, federal law.
The refusal leaves in place a federal court decision favoring trans students' right to insist on accommodation.
The study comes as House Democrats press to completely abolish the Pentagon program.
Ledell Lee was put to death in 2017 for a killing he likely didn't commit.
The feds say they can paw through your phone and laptop any time you enter or leave the country.