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Two civil rights organizations filed a joint brief in federal court supporting a challenge to Alaska's same-sex marriage ban.
The Justice Department has weighed in on a class-action lawsuit in South Dakota pitting Native American tribes against state officials, and come down resoundingly in support of tribes.
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.
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.
If you're Matthew Giles, an NYU grad student studying in the Media, Culture and Communications department, then the answer has a few components.
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.
Updated: Sat Aug 30, 2014 02:00 am
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