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According to Civil Beat , the Hawai'i Supreme Court has rejected the ACLU's suit filed to stop certification of Hawaii's August 9 primary on grounds that voters were disenfranchised by Hurricane Iselle.
4 hrs ago | Courthouse News Service
The U.S. Government agreed to new procedures so foreign nationals without immigration papers know the legal consequences of voluntarily returning to their countries from Southern California, the ACLU announced.
8 hrs ago | Poynter Online
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LOS ANGELES >> A superior court judge blocked the release of a law enforcement database containing millions of Angelenos' license plates this week as the information could allow stalkers and criminals to track victims and police patrols, according to his ruling.
The Hawaii Supreme Court has rejected a lawsuit seeking to allow voters on the storm-damaged Big Island to vote.
If you're rich like Lindsey Lohan, you can be charged with assault and let off the hook - all with the help of a highly paid, private lawyer.
A new report by the American Civil Liberties Union is critical of how Nebraska Law Enforcement Agencies handle traffic stops.
The class action lawsuit, filed in June 2013, alleged that immigration authorities in Southern California threatened undocumented Mexican immigrants with jail time and falsely informed them of their ability to arrange their legal status from Mexico in order to encourage voluntary departure.
The culprit is the militarization of the police. The weapons used in the "war on terror" that destroyed Afghanistan and Iraq have made their way to local law enforcement.
George "Citizen" Barrett, a diehard Nashville liberal whose legal struggles on behalf of the poor, the outcast and countless other disenfranchised constituencies stretched on with indefatigable and determined passion for more than half a century, died Tuesday.
Alejandro Ortigoza, lower right, helps hold a banner as he and other protesters march down Mission Avenue in Escondido last month as they protested the Escondido Planning Commission's decision to vote against a shelter for illegal immigrant children.
The Department of Homeland Security is settling a lawsuit with the ACLU, which deals with immigrants who were improperly pushed to leave the country.
Attorneys argued before the Alaska Court of Appeals in downtown Anchorage yesterday about whether Yup'ik fishermen, who fished for Chinook or king Salmon during a closure on the Kuskokwim River in 2012, were wrongfully convicted.
U.S. immigration authorities must revamp their practices to ensure Mexicans accused of living in the country illegally are properly informed of their right to a hearing before an immigration judge, according to a lawsuit settlement made public Wednesday.
The ACLU and ACLU of Oklahoma , the Guardian US , and the Oklahoma Observer have filed suit in the Western District of Oklahoma to obtain access to executions on the grounds that the public has the right to full information about such events to determine for itself whether executions are carried out properly and so that it may have confidence in ... (more)
The head of the ACLU of Nevada called on the state attorney general Tuesday to establish guidelines on how prosecution-run victim funds should be used, in lieu of an outright investigation into the practice.
Updated: Fri Aug 29, 2014 02:45 pm
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