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Boston Has a Stop-And-Frisk Problem, New ACLU Report Says

Boston Has a Stop-And-Frisk Problem, New ACLU Report Says

by Carla Murphy on October 8 2014, 5:43PM

Could reform be on the horizon?

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Jailed, for Being Poor

Jailed, for Being Poor

by Carla Murphy on February 13 2014, 10:54AM

Debtors’ prisons for misdemeanor crimes are flourishing in the U.S.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

After Toddler Thug Video, Federal Lawsuit Draws More Attention to Omaha Police

After Toddler Thug Video, Federal Lawsuit Draws More Attention to Omaha Police

by Carla Murphy on January 10 2014, 10:05AM

Federal lawsuit filed by the ACLU this Monday alleges excessive force against OPD

Topics: Blogs List, Criminal Justice, /NOW

Life Without Parole for Selling a $10 Bag of Weed

Life Without Parole for Selling a $10 Bag of Weed

by Carla Murphy on December 2 2013, 2:34PM

The legacy of “tough on crime” policies lives on

Topics: Blogs List, Criminal Justice, /NOW

This Is Macklemore's Plea For You to Join the ACLU

This Is Macklemore’s Plea For You to Join the ACLU

by Jamilah King on November 14 2013, 10:26AM

An unconventional endorsement from a world-famous rapper.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Campaign Aims to End High Rates for Prison Phone Calls

Campaign Aims to End High Rates for Prison Phone Calls

by Von Diaz on October 8 2013, 10:04AM

The ACLU’s new campaign aims to put pressure on Global-Tel-Link, one of the two large companies that continue to charge high prison phone call rates despite the FCC’s August ruling to reduce them.

Topics: /NOW

The Awful Reality Faced By Teens Who Are Locked Away in Solitary Confinement

The Awful Reality Faced By Teens Who Are Locked Away in Solitary Confinement

by Jamilah King on October 4 2013, 12:03PM

A new video from the ACLU is hard to watch, but the problem is difficult to ignore.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Today Marks the 5 Millionth ‘Stop-And-Frisk’ by NYPD Under Bloomberg, Says NYCLU

by Jorge Rivas on March 14 2013, 1:34PM

The majority of stop-and-frisks victims are black and Latino—and 89% of stops result in no arrest of ticket.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Republican Mayor Fights Georgia's Anti-Immigrant HB87 [Video]

Republican Mayor Fights Georgia’s Anti-Immigrant HB87 [Video]

by Jorge Rivas on March 1 2012, 4:55PM

Republican Mayor Paul Bridges of Uvalda, Georgia talks about why he’s against HB 87, an immigration enforcement bill modeled on Arizona’s SB 1070 that passed the state legislature last year.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

ICE Agent During Search: 'The Warrant is Coming Out of My Balls'

ICE Agent During Search: ‘The Warrant is Coming Out of My Balls’

by Jorge Rivas on October 26 2011, 12:09PM

The ACLU alleges that ICE’s tactics are growing dirtier by the day.

Topics: Immigration

ACLU Confronts Denver Prison's Abusive Strip Searches

ACLU Confronts Denver Prison’s Abusive Strip Searches

by Michelle Chen on August 27 2010, 9:16AM

Allegations of abusive strip searches at a prison reflect the perverse power imbalance inherent in the system.

Topics: Criminal Justice, Gender & Sexuality, On Gender

Wisconsin Responds to Imprisoned Women's Mental Health Crisis

Wisconsin Responds to Imprisoned Women’s Mental Health Crisis

by Michelle Chen on August 24 2010, 9:10AM

The ACLU has settled a landmark lawsuit over female inmates’ mental and physical health services in Wisconsin.

Topics: Criminal Justice, On Gender

Would You Ask This Man For His Papers?

Would You Ask This Man For His Papers?

by Daisy Hernandez on July 28 2010, 5:02PM

A new video from the ACLU reveals the racist underpinnings of Arizona’s SB1070.

Topics: Immigration, Immigration

The Arizona Legal Battle is On

The Arizona Legal Battle is On

by on May 17 2010, 8:50PM

The battle over Arizona’s SB 1070 ratcheted up today when a coalition of legal advocates filed a class action suit against the state.

Topics: Arizona's SB 1070, Immigration

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