Jul 01, 2024
Voting Rights Advocates Celebrate Legislative Change in Mississippi Following Voter Challenge Lawsuit
JACKSON, Miss. — Voting rights advocates celebrate a significant victory as the Mississippi Legislature rolled back an unlawful restriction placed on voters. This legislative cha...
Jul 01, 2024
Supreme Court Ruling Underscores Importance of Free Speech Online
The court recognized that government attempts to control the editorial decisions of social media companies violate the First Amendment
Jul 01, 2024
Supreme Court Grants Trump Broad Immunity for Official Acts, Placing Presidents Above the Law
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court today ruled that former President Trump is at least presumptively immune from criminal liability for his official acts, and is absolutely immune fo...
Issue Areas: Civil Liberties
Jun 28, 2024
Federal Court Temporarily Blocks Oklahoma’s Anti-Immigrant HB 4156
OKLAHOMA CITY — A federal court has temporarily blocked Oklahoma’s HB 4156, a harmful and far-reaching law that would have devastating consequences for Oklahoma’s immigrant c...
Issue Areas: Immigrants' Rights
Jun 28, 2024
ACLU Comment on TPS Redesignation for Haiti
WASHINGTON — The Biden administration today announced the extension and redesignation of Haiti for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for 18 months, from Aug. 4, 2024, to Feb. 3, 2...
Issue Areas: Immigrants' Rights
Jun 28, 2024
Civil Rights Advocates Achieve the Nation’s Strongest Police Department Policy on Facial Recognition Technology
DETROIT, Mich. — Civil rights advocates announced today a settlement in the lawsuit brought on behalf of Robert Williams, who was wrongfully arrested by the Detroit Police Depart...
Issue Areas: Privacy & Technology
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