Sep 19, 2023
U.S. Marshals Service Evades Biden Executive Order to End Contracts with Private Prisons, ACLU-Obtained Records Indicate
NEW YORK — The United States Marshals Service (USMS) is avoiding compliance with President Biden’s executive order requiring the Department of Justice (DOJ) to end contracts wi...
Sep 15, 2023
Under Public and Legal Pressure, Louisiana Finally Moves Children Out of Angola Prison
BATON ROUGE, La. — After more than a year of national and local advocacy, public outrage and an ongoing federal lawsuit, the state of Louisiana has finally relented and moved chi...
Sep 15, 2023
Appeals Court Allows Louisiana to Keep Children in Angola Prison
NEW ORLEANS, La. — The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals is allowing Louisiana to continue to hold children in the Louisiana State Penitentiary, known as Angola. The district court ...
Sep 14, 2023
Families and Medical Providers Urge Montana Court to Block Ban on Gender-Affirming Care
HELENA – Attorneys representing transgender youth, their families, and their medical providers will urge a Montana state court to block enforcement of the state’s recent ban on...
Issue Areas: LGBTQ Rights
Sep 13, 2023
ACLU Comment on Federal Court Ruling on DACA
HOUSTON — A federal court in Texas ruled today that the Biden administration’s DACA regulation is unlawful, but did not order an immediate end to the program. Under the court...
Issue Areas: Immigrants' Rights
Sep 13, 2023
ACLU and NAACP Secure Access to Public Eviction Records in Data-Scraping Case
COLUMBIA, S.C. — The South Carolina State Conference of the NAACP agreed to settle their landmark First Amendment litigation against South Carolina Court Administration in exchan...
Issue Areas: Free Speech
Court case: NAACP v. Kohn
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