Men and women incarcerated in prisons across the country declared a nationwide strike today to draw attention and demand changes to the conditions they face in the prison system.
Civil rights groups have filed a legal challenge over South Carolina’s new racially gerrymandered state House district map.
A broad coalition of civil rights organizations sent a demand letter to Airbnb today urging the company to end policies that prevent people with arrest and conviction records.
The Senate tonight passed a revised version of the FIRST STEP Act by a margin of 87-12. It is expected to pass quickly in the House of Representatives in the coming days.
The American Civil Liberties Union, The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights and the NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund, Inc. (LDF), called on Congress today to take action in response to the national crisis of fatal police shootings.
The American Civil Liberties Union Campaign for Smart Justice released new public opinion polling today that shows consensus support for criminal justice reform across the ideological and political spectrum from Harlem to Hollywood.
New York City Mayor Eric Adams today received a report outlining a set of recommendations related to social justice reform from a commission impaneled by civil rights lawyer Norman Siegel.
The American Civil Liberties Union, ACLU of Arkansas, Law Office of Bryan L. Sells LLC, and Dechert LLP filed a federal lawsuit today.
New York Attorney General Letitia James today released the following statement in anticipation of oral arguments before the U.S. Supreme Court in the case New York State Rifle & Pistol Association v. Bruen.
The American Civil Liberties Union launched its new Pauli Murray Fellowship today, a leadership development program designed to cultivate the next generation of leaders in civil rights and liberties.
“Cancel Student Debt: Build Black Women’s Futures” is the campaign theme for 1K Women Strong’s digital campaign to urge Black women to stand up.
On Monday, May 25th, 2012, Representative Adriano Espaillat joined Reps. Veronica Escobar (TX-16) and Sylvia Garcia (TX-29) to reintroduce H.R. 3557.
The Food and Drug Administration appears likely to move to ban menthol cigarettes this week — a step that has been years in the making.
Today, the American Civil Liberties Union launched an ambitious effort to achieve racial justice, the Systemic Equality agenda.
A federal court issued a decision today that will help protect the health and right to vote of medically vulnerable Alabamians.