NEW ORLEANS – The ACLU of Louisiana today condemned an apparent cover-up by the Louisiana State Police regarding the death of Ronald Greene, who died after a struggle with police last year.
NEW ORLEANS – The ACLU of Louisiana issued the following statement regarding the New Orleans City Council’s passage of an ordinance that bans the New Orleans Police Department from using tear gas in most circumstances.
Whistleblower Complaint Asserts High Rate of Hysterectomies at ICE Detention Facility Run by LaSalle Corrections
NEW ORLEANS – The ACLU of Louisiana issued the following statement regarding a whistleblower complaint asserting high rates of hysterectomies being performed on immigrant detainees at a detention center in Georgia run by LaSalle Corrections.
NEW ORLEANS – Amid ongoing protests against the killing of Trayford Pellerin by police, the American Civil Liberties Union of Louisiana urged the House of Representatives to censure U.S. Rep. Clay Higgins for comments threatening violence against protesters.
LAFAYETTE – The ACLU of Louisiana today demanded that Lafayette Mayor-President Josh Guillory immediately rescind a recently-extended executive order that effectively bans protests in the downtown area.
ACLU of Louisiana: Initial Release of Shooter Who Killed Black Panhandler Demonstrates Racism in Law Enforcement
NEW ORLEANS – Alanah Odoms Hebert, executive director of the ACLU of Louisiana, made the following statement about investigators’ initial decision to release Jace Boyd, a white man who admitted to fatally shooting Danny Buckley, a Black panhandler, outside a Louisiana Trader Joe’s.