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36 min ago | The Tallahassee O
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.
2 hrs ago | KLKN
A new report by the American Civil Liberties Union is critical of how Nebraska Law Enforcement Agencies handle traffic stops.
5 hrs ago | Jurist
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.
9 hrs ago | Pasadena Weekly
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.
14 hrs ago | Nashville Scene
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.
The ACLU of Louisiana sent a letter this week to Plaquemines Parish school officials contesting a Rastafari student's suspension in Port Sulphur for having dreadlocks that extend beyond the top of his shirt collar.
John Walters, Jana Lewis-Harkins, Fannie Bates and Aaron Baker, from left, hold a banner during a protest at the Governor's Mansion in Oklahoma City on Tuesday, April 29, 2014, over the planned execution of two inmates.
The Michigan State Police Department is telling the Michigan ACLU that it's not taking tanks, armored cars and other surplus military equipment from the federal government.
Life is full of unexpected ups and downs. Sometimes our greatest joys are followed by our deepest sorrows, and through the good times and the bad we turn to our loved ones to guide and comfort us.
The ACLU of Nebraska on Tuesday released a third and final report on Nebraska law enforcement practices.
Same-sex marriage case: A look at the dueling attorneys One was a self-proclaimed "crackerjack euphonium player."
Updated: Thu Aug 28, 2014 06:22 pm
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