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Civil Rights Corps and ACLU Sue District Attorney Leon Cannizzaro to End the Coercion and Jailing of Crime Victims and Witnesses Based on Fake, Illegal Subpoenas and False Information Provided to the Courts

To end the unconstitutional deception and jailing of crime victims and witnesses by the Orleans Parish District Attorney’s Office, Civil Rights Corps, the American Civil Liberties Union, and the ACLU of Louisiana filed a lawsuit today in federal court against District Attorney Leon Cannizzaro and

October 17, 2017

Court Affirms First Amendment Rights of Panhandlers

NEW ORLEANS — A federal judge declared the City of Slidell’s panhandling ordinance unconstitutional yesterday, ruling that the law violated the First Amendment rights of people asking for money anywhere within the Slidell City limits.

June 20, 2017 Free Speech

ACLU Issues Texas ‘Travel Advisory’

WASHINGTON — The American Civil Liberties Union issued a “travel alert” today informing anyone planning to travel to Texas in the near future to anticipate the possible violation of their constitutional rights when stopped by law enforcement.

May 9, 2017 Immigrants' Rights

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