Archer, a professor at New York University School of Law with expertise in civil rights and racial justice, has become the ACLU's first Black president in the organization's 101-year history.
By Associated Press
President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer has sued Attorney General William Barr and the Bureau of Prisons director, saying he's being unjustly held behind bars to stop him from finishing a book that criticizes Trump.
By Larry Neumeister, Associated Press
The Republican governor's action Monday triggered quick action by a federal judge, who opted to wait for the bill to become law to rule on whether to block its bans.
By Jonathan Mattise, Associated Press
The American Civil Liberties Union has sued the Trump administration, alleging officials violated the civil rights of protesters who were forcefully removed from a park near the White House by police using chemical agents before President Donald Trump walked to…
By Michael Balsamo, Associated Press
By Associated Press
The ACLU and other attorneys filed a lawsuit Thursday alleging the government violated immigrants’ rights and traumatized young children who were taken from their parents after crossing the border illegally.
By Elliot Spagat, Associated Press
The group said 911 children had been separated from their families from June 28, 2018, to June 29 of this year.
By Kim Chandler, Associated Press
A federal lawsuit filed Friday asks a judge to block an Alabama law that outlaws almost all abortions, the most far-reaching attempt by a conservative state to seek new restrictions on the procedure.
By Terry Tang, Associated Press
Arizona has banned prisoners from reading a book that discusses the impact of the criminal justice system on black men, drawing outcry from First Amendment advocates who say the move is censorship.
Abortion bills passed in several states are setting up legal fights to push the now-conservative-leaning Supreme Court to take up abortion and overturn Roe v. Wade.
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