Sep 12, 2023
ACLU Responds to National Public Defense Workload Study
NEW YORK — A first of its kind comprehensive national study into how many cases public defense attorneys can reasonably handle provides new evidence that many public defense syst...
Issue Areas: Criminal Law Reform
Sep 12, 2023
Rep. David Trone Echoes ACLU Call for Termination of Partnership Agreement Between ICE and Frederick County Sheriff 
WASHINGTON — U.S. Congressman David Trone (MD-6) has sent a letter urging Alejandro Mayorkas, secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), to terminate an immigration ...
Issue Areas: Immigrants' Rights
Sep 10, 2023
ACLU Statement on the 22nd Commemoration of 9/11
WASHINGTON — In commemoration of the 22nd anniversary of the September 11, 2001 attacks, Hina Shamsi, director of the American Civil Liberties Union’s National Security Project...
Issue Areas: National Security
Sep 08, 2023
Biden Administration Asks Supreme Court to Review Medication Abortion Case
The case could lead to mifepristone, a pill used in most abortion care, being severely restricted in every state despite decades-long strong safety record.
Issue Areas: Reproductive Freedom
Sep 08, 2023
Judge Orders Louisiana to Remove Children from Angola Prison by September 15
The judge found the state’s treatment of the children amounted to cruel and unusual punishment
Issue Areas: Juvenile Justice
Sep 08, 2023
Florida Supreme Court Hears Oral Argument in Abortion Ban Challenge
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The Florida Supreme Court heard oral argument today in a case brought by abortion providers challenging the state’s ban on abortion after 15 weeks of pregna...
Issue Areas: Reproductive Freedom
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