American Civil Liberties Union
“This decision by Judge Simpson is dripping in political partisanship,” says Jerry Mondesire, the president of the Pennsylvania NAACP.
“It’s been like hell for me,” says lead plaintiff Viviette Applewhite, 93, who testified that she’s been trying for years to get acceptable ID.
A three-judge appellate panel in New Jersey has ruled that school districts cannot impose a so-called “24/7″ policy on student behavior unless that behavior has a direct impact on the school itself.
Legal action by the American Civil Liberties Union has delayed New Jersey’s new driver’s license requirements.
One of the plaintiffs in the suit says she’s spent the last 10 years trying to prove her identity, and has been voting legally in Philadelphia for nearly 40 years.
It’s an issue that has caught the attention of the ACLU.
“As a private citizen, you have the right to videotape (officers),” Philadelphia Police deputy commissioner Richard Ross says.
A federal appeals court says two Pennsylvania teens can’t be disciplined at school for MySpace parodies of their principals created off-campus.
Anecdotal stories about the activities of stopped motorists along the side of major roadways from a PennDOT traffic control specialist raised alarms for ACLU attorneys.
The poll found the public’s respect overall for police is high, but racial or ethnic group, income, and race also played a role in the answers.
Radio tracking identification has been used for years to monitor cattle and now is being utilized by some school districts to track student attendance.
Two mothers filed a free-speech lawsuit Monday against a Pennsylvania school district that suspended their daughters for wearing the popular “I (heart) boobies!” bracelets.
The American Civil Liberties Union wants an eastern Pennsylvania school district to rescind a ban on breast cancer awareness bracelets featuring the word “boobies,” saying it violates students’ free speech rights.