José Antonio Elena Rodríguez, 16, "had a Fourth Amendment right to be free from the unreasonable use of deadly force by an American agent," a court ruled in a landmark decision.
Donations made to the civil liberties advocacy group also leaped from about $3 million to $5 million annually to $120 million in the same period.
Groups called the question "draconian" and accused the Trump administration of using it to further an anti-immigrant agenda.
Eighty-two percent of prosecutors said that “domestic violence is now under-reported and harder to investigate and/or prosecute.”
"Some women have tragically suffered miscarriages while being held in detention," a letter signed by 276 rights organizations warns.
"The only fraud is the occupant of the Oval Office," California Secretary of State Alex Padilla said.
Complaint filed by the ACLU said the aerospace engineer was left feeling distressed and humiliated.
The building owner said he doesn't want to live in a community where "busybodies and bureaucrats" are the arbiters of taste.
Civil rights groups have called David Bores's talk "hateful" and "potentially unconstitutional."
An estimated 77 million Americans have debt that has been turned over to a private collection agency, the ACLU said.
The Health and Human Services Department announced the creation of a division to enforce protections for religious health care workers, but activists worry that it could lead workers to opt out of...
The civil liberties has honed in on the Lewis County school district where it says it has "serious concern" with a program.
“The idea that I had to wash pepper spray out of my son’s hat later that night, that was not the memory we went to Washington, D.C., for,” the boy's mother told Newsweek.
The ACLU of Minnesota came to the defense of a teenage girl who faces child porn charges for sending explicit photos of herself to a male classmate.
Planned Parenthood is petitioning the court to review a law that would ban medication abortion in Arkansas and leave just one abortion provider in the entire state.
The Trump administration is "relentless in its cruelty," ACLU says.
Prisoners are barred from reading more than 10,000 books.
The Northern California ACLU has accused the Alameda Unified School District of telling students to keep Black Lives Matter materials out of its schools.
Swift's lawyers tried to silence a blogger for criticizing the pop star's politics. Then the ACLU got involved. Here's the inside story.
The ACLU is telling her to shake it off.
“This case is truly unprecedented,” says Michael Tan, staff attorney at the ACLU and Hernandez’s lead counsel. “I have never seen Border Patrol and the ORR behave in this way.”
For every legitimate instance of double registration, the crosscheck database incorrectly identified 200 voters who were registered in only one state, a study found.
The sites will be located in the greater Chicago, Detroit, St. Paul and Salt Lake City areas.
A judge's sign-off is still needed to make the settlement effective
Kris Kobach tried to change federal voter registration laws to include proof-of-citizenship requirements as he imposed in Kansas.