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WASHINGTON, October 18, 2016 - The American Civil Liberties Union sent a letter (see PDF) today to the Justice Department urging it to investigate the increasing use and impact of face recognition by police.
Steve Brown, the executive director of the Rhode Island ACLU has issued a statement regarding Providence City Councillor Kevin Jackson's lawsuit against the two people, Patricia Kammerer and Karina Holyoak Wood, who have organized a recall effort and ...

MIDDLETOWN - A ceremony honoring law enforcement, military and first responders before a high school football game Friday night drew criticism from the American Civil Liberties Union of New Jersey because of an underlying "frightening message.".
Colorado Springs, Colo. (AP) -- A Colorado ban on so-called "ballot selfies," where voters share photos of their completed ballots, is sparking opposition.
police enforcement of public policy and the prevailing social order have played a key role in recent shooting deaths and other misconduct in U.S.
The American Civil Liberties Union of Alaska wrote to the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly on Oct. 20, warning them their new invocation policy is unconstitutional.

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has filed a motion to reveal the secret court opinions with "novel or significant interpretations" of surveillance law, in a renewed push for government transparency.
The American Civil Liberties Union of Colorado said Thursday it has reached a settlement in a lawsuit against two Trinidad detectives accused of bad policing.
The ACLU and the Yale Law school Media Freedom Clinic have filed a motion demanding the release of 23 judgments from the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court, a secret, closed courtroom that evaluates surveillance requests from America's spy ...
The American Civil Liberties Union of Alaska on Thursday called a recent decision by the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly to allow only religious invocations before Assembly meetings unconstitutional, asking that the body change course.
The ACLU has identified 23 legal opinions that contain new or significant interpretations of surveillance law - affecting the government's use of malware, its attempts to compel technology companies to circumvent encryption, and the CIA's bulk ...
Yahoo on Wednesday asked U.S. Director of National Intelligence James Clapper to declassify a surveillance order the company had received so it can respond to a Reuters report that it set up a special program last year to scan all Yahoo Mail users' ...
Contrary to Judith Shulevitz's suggestion, we are not in the midst of a "clash of values" by including transgender students in school restrooms and locker-room facilities.
The ACLU has identified 23 legal opinions that contain new or significant interpretations of surveillance law - affecting the government's use of malware, its attempts to compel technology companies to circumvent encryption, and the CIA's bulk ...
The American Civil Liberties Union filed a federal lawsuit late Monday against Georgia officials for failing to extend the state's voter registration period.
"There is an astronomically high number of expulsions and suspensions," said Kary Moss, the executive director of the ACLU of Michigan. "So there isn't anything being done to help kids. One of our clients has been suspended 50 times. We have parents ...
NEWARK - Four New Jersey school districts and one charter school have enrollment practices that discriminate against the children of immigrants living in the country illegally, lawsuits filed by the The American Civil Liberties Union of New Jersey allege.

Geofeedia marketed its abilities to law enforcement agencies and has signed up more than 500 such clients, according to an email obtained by the American Civil Liberties Union. In one document posted by the organization, as part of a report released on ...
The Nebraska American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) teamed up with other groups throughout the state to educate election officials and poll workers about voting access for voters who identify as transgender or gender non-conforming.
ACLU virginia The ACLU of Virginia is pressing the state's top election official to take immediate corrective action after the portal to register online to vote crashed for many users in the days leading up to Monday's original cutoff.
An attorney for the American Civil Liberties Union of Georgia on Wednesday urged a federal judge to extend the voter registration deadline by six days for five Coastal Georgia counties where hurricane Matthew and its aftermath blocked registration efforts.
(NEWSPLEX) -- The ACLU of Virginia is urging the top officials of the Virginia Department of elections to take immediate action after problems with the online voter registration system.
A new report from the ACLU and Human Rights Watch details many of the harms associated with the criminalization of drug possession.
[JURIST] The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), along with the Leadership Conference on Civil and human rights [advocacy websites] and 50 other interest groups, sent a letter [text] on Tuesday urging the US Department of Justice [official website ...
DECLO, Idaho-Sierra Norman and the ACLU of Idaho have reached a settlement agreement with the Cassia County school District.
The American Civil Liberties Union of New Jersey filed five separate civil lawsuits against four school districts and a charter school that had prevented immigrant students from enrolling by requiring identification that those without Social Security ...
The report, released Wednesday by the American Civil Liberties Union, analyzed law enforcement policies of 119 California school districts, including 50 of its most populous.
The ACLU has identified 23 legal opinions that contain new or significant interpretations of surveillance law - affecting the government's use of malware, its attempts to compel technology companies to circumvent encryption, and the CIA's bulk ...
"The ACLU of Virginia is deeply concerned about reports that some people were unable to register to vote on the final day of registration due to problems with the Virginia State Department of elections' online system.
The American Civil Liberties Union filed the suit in federal court Monday. "The state's failure to extend the voter registration deadline, despite the massive disruptions caused by hurricane Matthew, means that thousands of Georgians will be prevented ...
"There is an astronomically high number of expulsions and suspensions," said Kary Moss, the executive director of the ACLU of Michigan. "So there isn't anything being done to help kids. One of our clients has been suspended 50 times. We have parents ...
NEWARK - Four New Jersey school districts and one charter school have enrollment practices that discriminate against the children of immigrants living in the country illegally, lawsuits filed by the The American Civil Liberties Union of New Jersey allege.
The American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Oregon filed a civil lawsuit in federal courthouse in Portland on Monday against the Oregon Department of Corrections.
This week, the American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan will announce plans for a new class action lawsuit related to the Flint water crisis.
Flint, MI -- The American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan says it will file a class action lawsuit on behalf of Flint residents harmed by the Flint water crisis and will announce the details of the filing next week.
facebook simply stated that Geofeedia's API use was "unauthorized," something it probably should have realized well before the ACLU shamed it into cutting off the company's access. Geofeedia, meanwhile, has stated it will meet with all "stakeholders," ...
VIRGINIA - The Minnesota chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union has filed a motion to intervene on behalf of a transgender student at the center of a ...
The American Civil Liberties Union of North Dakota has filed open records requests related to the Dakota Access pipeline protests.
An Elgin ordinance that could label a handful of people as nuisance offenders and ban them from the downtown area for breaking some local laws raises concerns for the American Civil Liberties Union and local social services. Edwin Yohnka, Director of ...
Ponder said her husband filed an online complaint about Tuesday's strip search with the American Civil Liberties Union of Louisiana.
This breast cancer Awareness Month, we're flashing back to 2013, a year that marked both a big win and a big loss for the ACLU and the breast cancer movement. In a landmark victory on June 13, 2013, the Supreme Court struck down Myriad genetics' ...
spy in the data social media as a tool of police or state surveillance is troubling, but it's a complex issue, too. The ACLU highlighted a situation this week where the surveillance state was meeting surveillance capitalism, and it's a topic worth ...
The ACLU of Michigan is expected to announce next week the filing of a lawsuit on behalf of families who were impacted by lead-tainted water.
The ACLU pointed to instances on May 10 and 24 when the board did not let the late David Pearl, a Hooksett resident whose daughters have attended Pembroke Academy, read aloud an email chain between himself and SAU 53 Co-Superintendent Patty ...
A lawsuit challenging California's laws against prostitution just got a much-needed boost. The Southern California chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union, together with a raft of other organizations committed to gender equality, has filed an ...
A Utah federal judge will allow the American Civil Liberties Union to participate in a lawsuit surrounding access to the state's prescription drug record database, the advocacy group said Wednesday.
CRANSTON, R.I. (WJAR) - The Cranston City Council is seeking to curb a panhandling epidemic in the city. But while Mayor Allan Fung has proposed a new ordinance to try to keep them off the roads, the Rhode Island ACLU says it's unconstitutional and is ...
Colorado Springs, Colo. (KKTV) 11 News first showed you Ryan Brown's video of a traffic stop last year. By the end of the stop, both Ryan and his brother Benjamin Brown were told to get out of their car and arrested.
The American Civil Liberties Union on Wednesday released "The Clinton Memos," a report detailing Hillary Clinton's support for policies that may potentially violate constitutional principles, with a special focus on immigration and national security.
Geofeedia marketed its abilities to law enforcement agencies and has signed up more than 500 such clients, according to an email obtained by the American Civil Liberties Union. In one document posted by the organization, as part of a report released on ...


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