Jul 11, 2024
In a Major Win for our Right to Protest, Federal Court Rules in Favor of Prominent Civil Rights Activist
The decision in Doe v. Mckesson affirms that the First Amendment protects protest leaders and organizers from being held liable for other people’s actions that they did not direct or intend
Issue Areas: Free Speech
Court case: Mckesson v. Doe
Jul 11, 2024
ACLU Releases Legal, Legislative, and Advocacy Roadmap to Fight Executive Power Abuses in a Second Trump Administration
As part of the ACLU’s 2024 election policy memo series, this roadmap dives into the surveillance, protest, and free speech abuses the U.S. could face if Trump wins and implements Project 2025 policies
Jul 03, 2024
Federal Court Rules Idaho Officials Will Not Enforce Abortion Censorship Law Against Public University Professors
BOISE, Idaho — The U.S. District Court for the District of Idaho denied a request by six Idaho professors and two teachers’ unions for a preliminary injunction against the stat...
Jul 03, 2024
ACLU Releases Legal, Legislative, and Advocacy Roadmap to Combat Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Threats Posed by a Second Trump Term
The analysis and roadmap continue ACLU’s 2024 election policy memo series exploring likely policies from a potential Trump or Biden second term.
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
Jun 25, 2024
ACLU of Texas and ACLU Urge U.S. Supreme Court to Defend First Amendment Right to Protest
WASHINGTON — The American Civil Liberties Union of Texas and the ACLU are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn the state criminal court convictions of three North Texas comm...
Issue Areas: Free Speech
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