by Amani Al-Khatahtbeh on April 15 2014, 7:00AM
Attorney Omar Farah argues that the dismissal of Hassan v. New York carves out an exception to basic protections that can easily be applied to any other group.
Topics: Criminal Justice
by Carla Murphy on April 14 2014, 10:05AM
Victims in high crime areas don’t receive as much attention as perpetrators
by Julianne Hing on March 18 2014, 2:23PM
Today the ACLU launched The Uncovery for folks to track exactly that.
by Von Diaz on March 11 2014, 3:41PM
A new ‘Justice Index’ shows states in the South and Midwest are sorely lacking in access to civil legal counsel.
by Julianne Hing on March 10 2014, 2:31PM
The guidelines come after years of criticism of Border Patrol officers’ deadly shootings along the border.
by Von Diaz on March 5 2014, 2:53PM
After numerous campaigns, and consistent denial of the charges against him, the 68-year-old is now free.
by Julianne Hing on March 4 2014, 5:13PM
“Black guys couldn’t swim,” the scuba-diving unit’s captain allegedly said to explain why he blocked Oscar Smith’s transfer.
by Julianne Hing on March 4 2014, 3:07PM
A new report on New York City’s use of solitary confinement for youth comes as the state is rolling back the practice.
by Carla Murphy on March 4 2014, 9:42AM
Some community members say Aakash Dalal is being treated like a terrorist
by Julianne Hing on March 3 2014, 11:46AM
Contra Costa County holds youth with disabilities in solitary confinement and denies them access to education, a federal lawsuit alleges.