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For many years, the ACLU has supported the idea of public financing, but for many years, public financing systems that were adopted favored Republicans and Democrats over other candidates, or violated the First Amendment rights of nonparticipants.
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Empower DC’s Schyla Pondexter-Moore, critic of DC housing policy, was banned from all Housing Authority meetings for 60 days; now permitted to attend one meeting
Empower DC’s Schyla Pondexter-Moore, critic of DC housing policy, was banned from all Housing Authority meetings for 60 days; ACLU charges First Amendment violation.
The American Civil Liberties Union and local officials in DC announced today that they are launching efforts to bring greater transparency to the acquisition and use of local police surveillance technologies.
The ACLU of the Nation’s Capital seeks law clerks to work full-time during Summer 2017.
The ACLU of the Nation’s Capital seeks law clerks to work part-time during the Spring 2017 school semester.
The shooting of Terrence Sterling is a tragedy that, by all accounts, may have been avoided.
The ACLU of the Nation’s Capital is deeply concerned not only by the aggressive strategies and tactics used by the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD), but also the conflicting reports and absence of body camera footage.
Changes outlined by Office of the Attorney General respond to ACLU report questioning constitutionality of boys-only programs. UPDATE: DCPS backtracks from earlier statement.