NEW ORLEANS – Calling the practice inexcusable and inhumane, the ACLU of Louisiana condemned the reported use of pepper spray against immigrants and asylum-seekers who were protesting their prolonged detention at the Winn Correctional Center.
In Win for Civil Rights Groups and Public Defenders, Appeals Court Orders New Orleans to Turn Over Surveillance Camera Locations
NEW ORLEANS – In a win for the city’s public defenders and civil rights groups representing them, a state appeals court has ordered the City of New Orleans to comply with a public records request for the locations of the city’s crime cameras.
NEW ORLEANS – The ACLU of Louisiana today condemned U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) for the death of Roylan Hernández Díaz, an asylum-seeker who committed suicide while being held in solitary confinement at the Richmond Correctional Center in Louisiana.
EAST BATON ROUGE – The ACLU of Louisiana today praised efforts in East Baton Rouge Parish to curb pretrial detention by speeding up the arraignment process, steps taken by the East Baton Rouge District Attorney’s Office and other criminal justice stakeholders.
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court announced today it would hear arguments in June Medical Services v. Gee, which challenges Louisiana’s law requiring abortion providers to have admitting privileges at a local hospital.
The American Civil Liberties Union of Louisiana has hired Chris Kaiser, an experienced civil rights and victims’ advocate, as its Advocacy Director, responsible for developing and advancing the organization’s policy agenda throughout the state.
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