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Singleton v. Cannizzaro

As the top law enforcement official in the parish, DA Cannizzaro has flagrantly violated the rights of some of its most vulnerable people: the victims and witnesses of crime.

October 17, 2017 Mass Incarceration

Ayo v. Dunn, et al

On behalf of its plaintiffs, the ACLU, ACLU of Louisiana, and the Southern Poverty Law center have filed this lawsuit to protect the due process rights of people in East Baton Rouge and to stop a blatant extortion scheme in the parish.

August 7, 2017 Criminal Law Reform Mass Incarceration

Blitch v. Slidell

The ACLU of Louisiana sued the City of Slidell on behalf of three individuals who panhandle on the city streets.  Gary Blitch, a U.S. Army veteran, and co-plaintiffs David Knight and Daniel Snyder, seek nothing more than their First Amendment right to ask others for money.

June 21, 2017 Free Speech

Carter v. Brasseaux

In an action to protect the rights to photograph and the privacy of cellphones, the ACLU of Louisiana filed suit today on behalf of a Lafayette mother who took photographs of a Lafayette police vehicle.

March 29, 2017 Privacy & Technology Police Practices

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