SALT LAKE CITY — The American Civil Liberties Union of Utah is calling on the state to take oversight of the criminal defense system for poor defendants, saying the current system is plagued with problems. 556 more words
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HASTINGS, Neb. (CBS St. Louis)– The American Civil Liberties Union is warning Nebraska schools to stop enforcing a “McCarthy Era” patriotism law that’s been around for decades. 516 more words
Paige M. Tomaselli: You have a Constitutional Right to Record and Report Illegal Activity at Factory Farms
Ag-gag laws have become an increasingly prevalent way for factory farms and slaughterhouses to hide unsafe, inhumane animal treatment practices. But on August 5, a federal judge declared that Idaho’s ag-gag law is unconstitutional because it violates the First Amendment and the Equal Protection Clause of the U.S. 789 more words
DRAPER, Utah — Officers from the Draper Police Department received training on constitutional rights Tuesday.
The training was provided by representatives from the American Civil Liberties Union and the Libertas Institute of Utah. 92 more words
The independent evaluation follows a scathing March 2015 report from the A.C.L.U. of Illinois that found Chicago officers disproportionately targeted blacks and other racial minorities in encounters.. 8 more words