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KANSAS JUDGE TEMPORARILY SUSPENDS ANTI-BDS LAW


Passed in June 2017, the Kansas legislation requires all state contractors to declare in writing that they do not support a boycott of Israel... READ MORE

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JUDGE TELLS PENTAGON TO PROVIDE LAWYER TO AMERICAN ISLAMIC STATE SUSPECT HELD IN IRAQ


The American Civil Liberties Union filed a court petition challenging his detention and asking to act on his behalf to provide him access to legal counsel... READ MORE

24th December, 2017 2

FEDERAL JUDGE IN SEATTLE CONSIDERS LIFTING BAN ON ENTRY OF REFUGEE FAMILIES


Refugee resettlement is one of our proudest humanitarian achievements, Mariko Hirose, a lawyer with the Jewish Family Service case, said after the hearing... READ MORE

22nd December, 2017 4

JUDGE RULES IN FAVOR OF 2 IMMIGRANT TEENS WHO WANT ABORTIONS


WASHINGTON AP -- A federal judge on Monday ordered President Donald Trump's administration to allow two pregnant immigrant teenagers in U.S. custody to obtain abortions... READ MORE

19th December, 2017 0

TRUMP'S ADMINISTRATION IS BLOCKING 2 ILLEGAL IMMIGRANT TEENS FROM GETTING ABORTIONS


The ACLU earlier this year represented a pregnant teen in the same circumstances in Texas, helping her obtain an abortion following a lawsuit... READ MORE

16th December, 2017 65

US SUPREME COURT ALLOWS TRUMP TRAVEL BAN TO TAKE EFFECT


Unveiled in September, the latest ban was immediately challenged in federal appeals courts in Richmond, Virginia and San Francisco, California... READ MORE

4th December, 2017 1372

JUDGE ORDERS U.S. TO DISCLOSE DETAILS OF AMERICAN HELD IN IRAQ


WASHINGTON -- A federal judge is giving the U.S. government until 5 p.m... READ MORE

30th November, 2017 0

WOMAN ARRESTED WITH ANTI-TRUMP STICKER NOW TARGETING SHERIFF


Nehls' Facebook post also caught the eye of officials at the American Civil Liberties Union of Texas... READ MORE

20th November, 2017 346

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OUTRAGE OVER TRUMP'S IMMIGRANT BAN HELPS ACLU RAISE MORE MONEY ONLINE IN ONE WEEKEND THAN IN ALL OF 2016


President Trump signed the controversial executive order that halted refugees and residents from predominantly Muslim countries from entering the United States... READ MORE

30th January, 2017 70749

US CITY LINKS HURRICANE RELIEF TO SUPPORT FOR ISRAEL


In Dickinson, Texas, residents must sign a pledge not to boycott Israel in order to obtain hurricane relief funds... READ MORE

21st October, 2017 8163

HALF OF US ADULTS ARE RECORDED IN POLICE FACIAL RECOGNITION DATABASES, STUDY SAYS


Numerous major police departments have real-time face recognition technology that allows surveillance cameras to scan the faces of pedestrians walking down the street, the report found... READ MORE

19th October, 2016 4404

US SUPREME COURT AGREES TO HEAR TRUMP MUSLIM BAN CASE


The Supreme Court now has a chance to permanently strike it down, he said... READ MORE

26th June, 2017 2106

MUSLIM BAN: US APPEALS COURT REJECTS HAWAII'S REQUEST


A Honolulu judge this week rejectedHawaii's request to clarify the Supreme Court ruling and narrow the government's implementation of the ban... READ MORE

8th July, 2017 1332

TRUMP IMMIGRATION BAN LOSES FIRST LEGAL BATTLE


The decision accompanied growing resistance to Trump's crackdown on Muslim immigration, with large protests spreading at major airports across the country... READ MORE

29th January, 2017 711

FACEBOOK, GOOGLE, AT&T BACK APPLE IN FBI FIGHT


A government response is due on March 10, with an Apple reply brief due March 15... READ MORE

3rd March, 2016 401

DID THE PATRIOT ACT CHANGE US ATTITUDES ON SURVEILLANCE?


Did the Patriot Act change U.S. attitudes on surveillance?... READ MORE

10th September, 2016 342

PASSENGERS SUE GOVERNMENT OVER IMMIGRATION AUTHORITIES' DEMAND THEY PRODUCE ID BEFORE LEAVING FLIGHT


Kelley Amadei, 40, was flying back home to New York with her wife and 7-year-old son... READ MORE

12th October, 2017 316

CIVIL LIBERTIES ADVOCATES CONTINUE PRESSING TRUMP ADMINISTRATION ON IMMIGRATION ORDER


Officials with the Department of Homeland Security on Tuesday issued written guidance designed to give airlines and travelers a clearer understanding of new rules... READ MORE

1st February, 2017 267

CAN THEY REDUCE CONFRONTATIONS WITH POLICE?


Widespread protests in the U.S. over several police shootings have refocused attention on body cameras and whether they might prevent such incidents... READ MORE

7th July, 2016 172

GOOGLE CREATES $4M CRISIS FUND FOR IMMIGRANT RIGHTS


The money will go toward the American Civil Liberties Union ACLU, the Immigrant Legal Resource Center, the International Rescue Committee and the UN Refugee Agency... READ MORE

31st January, 2017 163

FERGUSON POLICE ACCUSED OF MAKING 'UNNECESSARY ARRESTS' AT LATEST PROTESTS


Ferguson police accused of making unnecessary arrests at latest protests... READ MORE

4th October, 2014 140

PRIVACY GROUPS URGE U.S. JUDGE TO SUPPORT APPLE IN IPHONE CASE


The relief sought by the government endangers people globally who depend on robust digital security for their physical safety and wellbeing... READ MORE

2nd March, 2016 84

OBAMA ADMINISTRATION RELEASES REDACTED VERSION OF DRONE POLICY


Some drone strikes have killed civilians who were not targets, igniting local anger... READ MORE

6th August, 2016 43

'DREAMER' IMMIGRANT IN OREGON DETAINED BY US AUTHORITIES


Francisco J. Rodriguez Dominguez was picked up at his home by Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents, immigration lawyer Stephen Manning said... READ MORE

27th March, 2017 24

IN US IMMIGRATION COURTS, CHILDREN MUST SERVE AS THEIR OWN LAWYERS


In immigration court, children must serve as their own lawyers... READ MORE

18th September, 2016 18

PENTAGON RELEASES PHOTOS TIED TO AFGHAN, IRAQ DETAINEE ABUSE


The Pentagon said the photos came from criminal investigations into 56 allegations of misconduct by US personnel... READ MORE

6th February, 2016 13

THIS INDIE ASIAN-AMERICAN BAND COULD DETERMINE 'REDSKINS' FATE


In the band's case, a divided federal appeals court in Washington, D.C., struck down a portion of the 70-year-old federal trademark law... READ MORE

30th September, 2016 13

CHELSEA MANNING COULD FACE PUNISHMENT FOR SUICIDE ATTEMPT


If Manning is convicted of administrative offences related to her July 5 suicide attempt, she could be placed in indefinite solitary confinement... READ MORE

29th July, 2016 11

ACLU SUES INDIANA GOVERNOR OVER REFUSAL TO RESETTLE SYRIAN REFUGEES


Thee United States admitted 1,682 Syrian refugees in the fiscal year that ended Sept. 30, up from 105 admitted the previous fiscal year... READ MORE

24th November, 2015 10

ACLU LAUNCHES NATIONWIDE TRAINING ON PROTEST RESISTANCE


ACLU Executive Director Anthony Romero said 200,000 people had signed up to attend one of an estimated 2,000 local events... READ MORE

12th March, 2017 10

WHY IT MATTERS THE U.S. COURTS RULED ONE BOY CAN CONTINUE HIS FIGHT AGAINST ANTI-TRANSGENDER LAWS


He can't use the bathroom yet, but his suit is the latest movement the fierce debate playing out across the U.S. over transgender rights... READ MORE

22nd April, 2016 9

OKLAHOMA GUN RANGE'S 'MUSLIM FREE' SIGN LEADS TO LAWSUIT


But the American Civil Liberties Union calls it un-American in the latest U.S. case alleging an-Islamic discrimination... READ MORE

18th February, 2016 7

TENNESSEE JAIL INMATES SHORTEN THEIR SENTENCES IF THEY GET FREE VASECTOMIES BIRTH-CONTROL IMPLANTS


District Attorney Bryant Dunaway said his office doesn't support the order, citing ethical concerns... READ MORE

21st July, 2017 7

ACLU: STUDENTS FILE COMPLAINTS ON RIGHT TO SIT DURING PLEDGE


Silent protests against social injustice have spread nationwide since San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick began kneeling during the national anthem this NFL season... READ MORE

16th September, 2016 5

U.S. JUDGE BLOCKS INDIANA'S 'DISCRIMINATORY' SYRIAN REFUGEE ORDER


U.S. District Judge Tanya Walton Pratt wrote in her 36-page opinion that the governor's directive clearly discriminates against Syrian refugees based on their national origin... READ MORE

29th February, 2016 4

APPEALS COURT DISMISSES LAWSUIT SEEKING ACCESS TO RECORDS ON LETHAL DRONE STRIKES


The original ACLU lawsuit requested information on all CIA drone strikes outside the active wars in Afghanistan and Iraq... READ MORE

22nd April, 2016 2

ACLU MEMBERSHIP DOUBLES SINCE TRUMP ELECTED, TWITTER FOLLOWERS TRIPLE


The ACLU has won court orders in New York, Massachusetts and Maryland against the president's travel ban... READ MORE

13th February, 2017 2

U.S. POLICE USED FACEBOOK, TWITTER DATA TO TRACK PROTESTERS


U.S. police departments used location data and other user information from Twitter, Facebook and Instagram to track protesters in Ferguson, Missouri, and B... READ MORE

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