Schema-Root.org logo

 

  cross-referenced news and research resources about

 Connecticut American Civil Liberties Union

Schema-Root.org logo
images:  google   yahoo YouTube
spacer

updated Fri. February 8, 2019

-
Several advocates in favor of the legalization of marijuana also wrote to the committee, including the Connecticut ACLU,the Connecticut Coalition to Regulate Marijuana and Connecticut NORML, among others. It's the third bill on recreational marijuana that has obtained a hearing during this year's ...
David McGuire, executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union in Connecticut, said state officials now are not supposed to assist with sending undocumented immigrants to ICE, but they continue to do so. He emphasized the fear that immigrants have of any interaction with the government because ...

HARTFORD, CT — The Connecticut Trust Act, which prohibits law enforcement from honoring certain immigration detainers was approved in 2014, but it ... David McGuire, executive director of the Connecticut American Civil Liberties Union, said they are seeing local police getting deputized by ICE and ...
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union of Nebraska filed a new lawsuit Monday to challenge the state's lethal injection protocol, arguing that officials adopted a flawed protocol last year without adequate public review. The lawsuit seeks a judge's order to prevent the state from moving ...
... ACLU effect as the most likely explanation for the sharp rise in violence to levels unseen in two decades. Beginning in 2016, Chicago police officers had to more thoroughly document every street stop as part of a landmark agreement between the Police Department and the American Civil Liberties Union ...
The Academic Freedom Coalition of Nebraska and the American Civil Liberties Union of Nebraska have opposed the board's policy, saying it places "unconstitutional restrictions" on what and where expression is considered free on campus. A "tip sheet" distributed to University of Nebraska-Lincoln faculty ...

The American Civil Liberties Union of Texas issued a statement Sunday calling on the sheriff's department to release any dashcam and body-camera footage ... be held accountable whenever deadly force is used unlawfully," Sharon Watkins-Jones, director of political strategies of the ACLU of Texas, said.
Beaten inmate sues state of Connecticut for keeping half of legal award ... A Connecticut inmate is fighting the state in federal court after officials were ordered to pay him $300,000 in a lawsuit over a beating he took from another ... The American Civil Liberties Union of Connecticut agrees with Williams.
For the city, the deal means that groups including the NAACP and ACLU of Illinois, and their army of lawyers, will suspend their lawsuits and join the negotiating process. If those lawsuits had continued, they might have dragged on through the 2019 mayoral election. Emanuel is seeking a third term and ...
The American Civil Liberties Union of Connecticut agrees with Williams. “Effectively what they're doing is using state law to get themselves off the hook for a federal law violation,” said Dan Barrett, legal director for the ACLU chapter. “It would violate federal law for the Correction Department to effectively ...
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas voter registration law enacted in 2013 has stopped thousands of eligible citizens from voting and will damage the election process if it is allowed to stand, an attorney for the American Civil Liberties Union argued Monday as testimony ended after seven, ...
The American Civil Liberties Union has challenged the use of license plate readers based on privacy concerns surrounding the storage of information on ... David McGuire, ACLU of Connecticut executive director, said license plate readers “present a significant privacy concern for motorists in Connecticut.”.
HARTFORD, Conn. — Connecticut legislators are under pressure to revisit legalizing the recreational use of marijuana, as a growing number of New England states are allowing ... Support for marijuana legalization has come from the American Civil Liberties Union of Connecticut to everyday individuals.
But Dan Barrett, legal director for the American Civil Liberties Union of Connecticut, said he's “seen and heard a range of things” regarding Wednesday's walkout, including that some schools levied discipline against students who participated. Barrett said the ACLU is looking to help students who feel their ...
Support for marijuana legalization has come from the American Civil Liberties Union of Connecticut to everyday individuals. ... burdens that marijuana prohibition has placed on youth, communities of color and poor communities throughout the state,” said Kaley Lentini, the legislative counsel for ACLU-CT.
(AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union sued the city of Savannah on Friday over its plans to ban signs and posters from an area where Vice President Mike Pence plans to participate in a sprawling St. Patrick's Day parade. City officials immediately backed off what they had previously said would be a ...
The Public Defender's Office and the American Civil Liberties Union of Connecticut both advised legislators to create a task force to study the issue, ... the experience or suffering through legal proceedings or of defamation lawsuits,” wrote David McGuire, executive director of the ACLU of Connecticut, ...

The ACLU is challenging a 2013 Kansas law that requires documents proving citizenship when registering to vote, and the outcome of the trial could determine if thousands of ... When American Civil Liberties Union attorney Dale Ho asked if the name "Carlos Murguia" would be flagged, Richman said yes.
American Civil Liberties Union affiliates in more than a dozen states have advised school administrators to honor the students' free speech rights and are ... Dozens of colleges and universities, including Harvard, Yale, MIT, the University of Connecticut and UCLA, have assured high school students that ...
On Tuesday, March 13, 2018, the American Civil Liberties Union went to court for Morris who says he's been ordered to remove the large mural that features infamous Donald Trump quotes ... The ACLU's lawsuit says Morris was ordered by the city to remove the mural soon after it was painted in November.
In 2007, Connecticut raised the minimum age of adult court to 18, but also made it more difficult to transfer cases of those under that age from juvenile court. Kane ... ACLU of Connecticut Executive Director David McGuire said the changes have improved Connecticut's justice system, pointing to a drop in ...
The American Civil Liberties Union of Connecticut (ACLU-CT) has already addressed their concerns regarding racial equity in the industry in written testimony released today. The ACLU-CT notes that laws criminalizing the use and sale of cannabis have disproportionately affected minorities and that while ...
Excerpts from a lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union involving a mother and her child from Congo, formerly Zaire, separated by U.S. ... In the wake of the ACLU's lawsuit and media attention from the Chicago Tribune and other news organizations, the mother was released from a U.S. ...
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union of Nebraska says state prison officials may have misled authorities by indicating that four execution drugs obtained by the state were intended for medical purposes. The organization sent a letter Monday to the Federal Drug Enforcement Agency, ...
Excerpts from a lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union involving a mother and her child from Congo, formerly Zaire, separated by U.S. ... According to the ACLU lawsuit, Ms. L fled Congo, formerly Zaire, fearing “near certain death” and arrived at a U.S. port of entry near San Diego on Nov. 1.
The American Civil Liberties Union of Connecticut also opposed the bills for many of the same reasons. Without offering definitions of who or what could qualify as a scholar or journalist, the bills were “ripe for abuse,” testified Kaley Lentini, legislative counsel for the ACLU of Connecticut. She suggested all ...
The American Civil Liberties Union accused the U.S. government on Monday of unlawfully separating a Congolese woman and her 7-year-old daughter by holding them in different immigration facilities -- the mother in San Diego, the child in Chicago -- after they sought asylum four months ago. The ACLU ...
The American Civil Liberties Union of Maine has signed a letter asking Greyhound Lines to block federal immigration checks on its buses. ... The ACLU said 10 other states – Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Hawaii, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island and Vermont – are ...
FILE - In this Sept. 22, 2014, file photo, a view of the E. Barrett Prettyman U.S. Courthouse in Washington. The American Civil Liberties Union is suing the Trump administration, claiming it is violating immigration laws and its own policies by detaining immigrants who have a solid case for seeking asylum in ...
The American Civil Liberties Union filed a class-action lawsuit Friday accusing the U.S. government of broadly separating immigrant families seeking asylum. The lawsuit follows action the ACLU took in the case of a Congolese woman and her 7-year-old daughter, who the group said was taken from her ...
A car drives into the Otay Mesa detention center in San Diego, Calif. The American Civil Liberties Union has filed a class-action lawsuit against the Trump administration, claiming the Department of Homeland Security is separating hundreds of families at the border without cause (Elliot Spagat / Associated ...
The secularist group is not alone in its criticism of the charity, as both the American Civil Liberties Union and GLAAD have clashed with the Salvation Army over LGBTQ issues. A spokeswoman for the ACLU said the organization does not have a position on the issue. Requests for comment were left for ...
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A black female federal immigration agent on assignment in New Mexico was repeatedly pulled over by sheriff's deputies — and twice by the same deputy — with no probable cause, according to a lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union of New Mexico. The group ...
The ACLU's Cole disputed that. At bottom, he said, the government and Phillips were asking the court to draw a distinction between protecting against discrimination by race and by sexual orientation. "But to do that would be to constitutionally relegate gay and lesbian people to second-class status, even ...
Colin Kaepernick attends the 2017 ACLU SoCal's Bill of Rights Dinner at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel on Sunday, Dec. ... Kaepernick also recently was honored by the ACLU of Southern California with the Eason Monroe Courageous Advocate Award and was named GQ magazine's "Citizen of the Year" for ...
It's unfortunate that the full ban can move forward for now, but this order does not address the merits of our claims," said Omar Jadwat, director of the American Civil Liberties Union's Immigrants' Rights Project. The ACLU is representing some opponents of the ban. Just two justices, Ruth Bader Ginsburg ...
ATLANTA (AP) — A former county leader whose convictions on corruption charges were tossed out by the state's highest court has been named political director for the American Civil Liberties Union of Georgia. The organization on Monday announced that former DeKalb County CEO Burrell Ellis would fill ...
U.S. District Judge Daniel Crabtree had a hearing Friday in a free-speech lawsuit challenging the law from the American Civil Liberties Union. ... The ACLU sued on behalf of a Wichita educator who was told she couldn't be paid by the state to train teachers because she refused to sign a statement that she ...
(AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union of Nebraska says some counties in the state are profiting from exorbitant fees for phone calls made by inmates in jails. ... The high fees limit inmates' access to the basic need of communicating with their families and lawyers, the ACLU of Nebraska said. County jail ...
Following the district court ruling in April 2016, Dan Barrett, the legal director for the American Civil Liberties Union of Connecticut, said the decision was an important one for the state as it worked to reduce the number of prisoners facing administrative segregation. “The Department of Correction is receiving ...
(Courtesy of ACLU of Illinois) ... “Nova's ability to live as a girl in all aspects of her life has been essential for treating her gender dysphoria,” says the lawsuit, which was filed on the student's behalf by the American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois and the Chicago law firm Mandell Menkes LLC. “Before ...
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The Wyoming chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union is urging lawmakers to take a serious look at criminal ...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union is bringing back its hotline for people having trouble getting their food stamp ...
The American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois has come out against a West Side alderman's proposal to outlaw “prostitution-related loitering” in ...
ST. PAUL, Minn. – The American Civil Liberties Union of Minnesota has filed an excessive force lawsuit in the 2016 beating of a Worthington motorist that was caught on video. Twenty-three-year-old Anthony Promvongsa was pulled from his car, punched and kneed by Buffalo Ridge Drug Task Force Officer ...
SOUTH WINDSOR — A resident has filed a complaint with the American Civil Liberties Union of Connecticut, objecting to what he calls ...
As American Civil Liberties Union of Connecticut Executive Director David McGuire observed, a significant contributing factor to the change can ...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union raised questions Monday about how a high-speed chase ended in a deadly ...
Connecticut's prison population has fallen to 14,000 inmates — the lowest in 23 years. ... director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Connecticut. ... The ACLU-CT's McGuire said the next challenge for reformers is to ...
Trump administration asks Supreme Court to punish ACLU lawyers who ... Court on Friday to discipline lawyers for the American Civil Liberties Union because ... But the ACLU sued on her behalf and a federal judge ruled the ...


 

news and opinion


 


 


 


 


schema-root.org

    usa
     states
      connecticut
       civic organizations
         aclu