Latest American Civil Liberties Union Stories

2010-04-27 13:56:00

ACLU at Guantanamo To Observe Proceedings of Alleged Former Child Soldier Omar Khadr NEW YORK, April 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Four months after the Obama administration missed its deadline to close Guantanamo, the deeply flawed military commissions system has resumed there with closely watched pre-trial proceedings in the case of Omar Khadr beginning this week.

2010-03-14 23:01:00

CHICAGO, March 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A landmark agreement between the State of Illinois and thousands of persons with mental illnesses will result in significant reforms of Illinois' outmoded, overcrowded and scandalized nursing home system.

2010-03-02 05:00:00

Full Disclosure Network(R) Reports WASHINGTON, March 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On March 4, 2010, Richard I Fine will mark one year in the L.A. County Jail. He accused Superior Court Judge David Yaffe of corruption for taking illegal payments from L.A. County in a case involving the County.

2009-11-02 15:00:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Most Americans have only seen Guantanamo detainees as one-dimensional caricatures. But a new American Civil Liberties Union video shows the full range of their lives before, during and after their captivity.

2009-10-13 15:12:00

CHICAGO, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Citing "serious and irreversible harm to teens," the American Civil Liberties Union asked an Illinois court to strike down a newly effective law that prevents teens from having an abortion unless they notify a parent or go to court.

2009-10-13 11:20:00

The FBI is weighing options to utilize a biometric monitoring system that relies on driver’s license photos to catch criminals.

2009-08-03 16:46:00

Detainees Protesting Inhumane Conditions Sentenced To Solitary Confinement NEW YORK, Aug.

2009-07-28 14:52:00

Court Found Inadequate Case Against ACLU Client Mohammed Jawad NEW YORK, July 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Guantanamo detainee Mohammed Jawad should be sent home to Afghanistan immediately, according to an American Civil Liberties Union filing today on behalf of Jawad, who has been illegally detained by the U.S.

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