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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

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

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