NEW ORLEANS – The New Orleans Police Department confirmed that it will end its so-called “informational” checkpoints, a victory for the ACLU of Louisiana and a coalition of community g
New Report Shines Spotlight on Abysmal Conditions and Poor Medical Care in Louisiana Immigration Detention Facilities
The report combines quantitative and qualitative data from visits to five detention centers including three in Louisiana.
WASHINGTON — Last night, a federal judge dismissed our class action lawsuit against Warden Rodney Myers and the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) Director Michael Carvajal, filed on behalf of incarcerated people at the Oakdale Federal Correctional Institution in Oakdale, Louisiana.
NEW ORLEANS – The ACLU of Louisiana issued the following statement regarding the amended emergency election plan, which severely limits the circumstances under which voters will be allowed to vote by mail.
Amid Rising Toll at Louisiana Prisons and Jails, Data Model Shows Mass Incarceration Will Increase National COVID-19 Deaths By 100,000
NEW ORLEANS – Amid a rising death toll from COVID-19 at Louisiana prisons and jails, a new data model shows that COVID-19 could claim the lives of approximately 100,000 more people nationwide
Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals Rejects District Attorney Cannizzaro’s Claims of Immunity for Issuing Fraudulent Subpoenas
NEW ORLEANS – The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has rejected Orleans Parish District Attorney Leon Cannizzaro’s attempt to evade accountability by claiming absolute immunity for jailing and coercing crime victims with fraudulent subpoenas.