The ACLU's Smart Justice Campaign released a 50-state blueprint for how to achieve two goals: cutting our prison population by 50 percent while also reducing its racial disparities.
Judge Milazzo’s ruling sends a strong message that no prosecutor is above the law.
New Orleans has no interest, compelling or otherwise, in keeping the location of these cameras secret. We paid for these cameras with our tax dollars – and we have a right to know when we’re being watched by the government.
Last year, the LHSAA stepped up enforcement of a rule requiring students to provide their Social Security numbers in order to participate in school sports. Last week, the LHSAA agreed to repeal this unconstitutional policy thanks to a grassroots campaign organized by our allies at Nuestra Voz.
Last week, in response to a lawsuit filed by the ACLU of Louisiana, the Lafayette Public Library agreed to lift its unconstitutional ban on patrons organizing events called Drag Queen Story Time.
On Tuesday, Louisiana voters scored a resounding victory for justice by approving Constitutional Amendment 2 and abolishing the law that allowed less-than-unanimous juries to convict people to life without parole.
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