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1 hr ago | ClickOnDetroit
While locals wait for a federal appeals court to decide the fate of Michigan's gay marriage ban, a different debate will play out in downtown Detroit Thursday.
3 hrs ago | Eff.org
The Electronic Frontier Foundation and the American Civil Liberties Union today filed an amicus brief in Klayman v.
7 hrs ago | Mediaite.com
If you've followed Ferguson coverage at all this week, you're likely aware of video showing an officer pointing his rifle directly at unarmed protestors while threatening " I will fucking kill you! " When reporters and protestors demanded he give his name and badge number, he responded with an ever-so-subtle "Go fuck yourself!" The Missouri branch ... (more)
8 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com
The Indiana attorney general's office filed a brief late Monday supporting its request for summary judgment in the case.
12 hrs ago | The News Tribune
A teenager is fatally shot by a police officer; the police are accused of being bloodthirsty, trigger-happy murderers; riots erupt.
16 hrs ago | NewsOne
Thirteen organizations - which include the ACLU, NAACP, the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, National Action Network, and Rainbow Push Coalition - sent a letter to Attorney General Eric Holder demanding a "comprehensive federal review" of excessive use of force and racial profiling by police across the country.
Seems obvious to parents, who without pause would say to their children, "If your friend is bullying somebody, you tell your friend to stop.
The report by the ACLU of Nebraska criticizes officers for using the weapon against vulnerable people, who could suffer extreme physical and mental health problems as a result of the shock.
Tribune file photo) Natalie Dicou and Nicole Christensen celebrate after being married by Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker at the Salt Lake County Complex, Friday, December 20, 2013.
"If you don't want to get shot, tased, pepper-sprayed, struck with a baton or thrown to the ground," warns Officer Sunil Dutta of the Los Angeles Police Department, "just do what I tell you."
At the heart of the violence and chaos in Ferguson, Missouri is one question: what actually happened in the moments leading up to the death of Michael Brown? The public has heard from people who say they saw the incident.
The ACLU of Massachusetts has filed a state complaint over an iPad policy in the Mendon-Upton School District that it says allows only low-income students to take home district-provided devices, while other students would have to purchase technology for home use.
In the wake of the Michael Brown tragedy last week, the ACLU has been working diligently to shed light on what transpired, as well as preserve First Amendment Rights for the community and media.
The tragic killing of college-bound teenager Michael Brown has raised questions about the frequency with which police kill unarmed black men in America.
The recent civil unrest in Ferguson, Missouri has pushed police militarization into the national conversation.
A federal judge in Missouri on Monday night rejected an ACLU challenge that would have put a stop to certain tactics being used by the Missouri State Highway Patrol against protesters in Ferguson, Missouri.
For years, local jails detained suspected illegal immigrants without a warrant - But that's changing in a number of Iowa counties.
Updated: Wed Aug 20, 2014 08:53 pm
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