Civil Rights

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Criminal Justice

‘Parking while black’ at issue in pending 7th Circuit appeal

Immigration law

ACLU immigration lawyer is among genius grant winners

Criminal Justice

ACLU: Release police dashcam video in fatal Charlotte shooting before new law takes effect

Immigration Law

9th Circuit rejects bid for lawyers for child immigrants but calls for a change in the law

The Modern Law Library

A seismic shift in how the US wages war, and what it means for the American public (podcast)

Constitutional Law

Divided 4th Circuit upholds constitutionality of lawmaker-led prayer at county meetings

Criminal Justice

Dehydration was cause of death for man who died in Milwaukee jail awaiting psych exam

Public Defenders

Louisiana courts are so strapped for public defenders, civil attorneys are used for criminal cases

Trials and Litigation

ACLU sues Kansas City school district for handcuffing a crying 7-year-old

Constitutional Law

Divided 6th Circuit says gun ban for the involuntarily committed could violate 2nd Amendment

Trials and Litigation

Former Berkeley dean who was accused of harassing his assistant files race-discrimination action

Health Law

Louisiana can’t withhold Medicaid funds from Planned Parenthood, 5th Circuit rules

Civil Rights

Female lawyer detained in men’s holding cell files federal lawsuit

Education Law

Detroit students are being deprived of their constitutional right to literacy, says federal lawsuit

Science & Technology Law

Police in Florida and other states are building up private DNA databases

Attorney General

States not reporting deaths in police custody are still getting DOJ funds

Election Law

States can’t require proof of citizenship for federal elections, DC Circuit rules

Criminal Justice

7 Bay Area police officers to be charged with sex abuse, DA says

Trials and Litigation

Court tosses bias-crime conviction in Rutgers roommate webcam case

U.S. Supreme Court

Straight-ticket voting will be allowed in Michigan after SCOTUS denies stay
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