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Heredia Mons v. McAleenan

On May 30, 2019 the Southern Poverty Law Center and the American Civil Liberties Union of Louisiana filed against the Trump administration for categorically denying release to hundreds of people who are languishing in immigration prisons after lawfully seeking asylum in the U.S.

June 19, 2019 Immigrants' Rights

Fontana v. City of New Orleans

Asserting that New Orleans’ “clean zones” unconstitutionally restrict the right to free speech, the American Civil Liberties Union of Louisiana filed a lawsuit challenging the 2018 arrest of environmental activist Luke Fontana.

April 10, 2019 Free Speech

Bixby v. Arnold

In 2019, the American Civil Liberties Union of Louisiana and the Southern Poverty Law Center filed suit against the City of New Orleans over its refusal to provide a map of the city’s 400 real-time surveillance cameras.

March 11, 2019 Privacy & Technology

Guidry v. Elberson

The American Civil Liberties Union of Louisiana filed a lawsuit challenging the Lafayette Public Library’s ban on Drag Queen Story Time, an educational program designed to encourage tolerance and combat gender stereotypes.

December 21, 2018 LGBT Rights Free Speech

Cole v. Webster Parish School Board

The American Civil Liberties Union and the ACLU of Louisiana are challenging the Webster Parish School District’s widespread practice of subjecting students to school-sponsored Christian prayer, proselytizing, and other religious rituals.

March 28, 2018 Free Speech

Morris v. City of New Orleans

Representing a New Orleans resident who had been ordered to remove a mural from his property or face possible jail time, the American Civil Liberties Union of Louisiana filed a First Amendment lawsuit arguing that the city’s murals-permit scheme violates the U.S. Constitution. 
March 13, 2018

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