Criminal Justice Icon

Criminal Justice

The Bill of Rights protects us against suspicionless searches and seizures. It guarantees due process to individuals who are accused of crimes and humane treatment to those who are incarcerated. The ACLU works to ensure that our criminal justice system indeed is just.
Stop the school to prison pipeline
https://www.aclu-wa.org/sites/default/files/styles/alt/public/media-images/panel-panes/criminal_justice_graphics_2up_smart_justice.png?itok=6ApxX0Pg
Washington Needs Bail Reform:  Download No Money, No Freedom
Driven to Fail: Exposing the costs & ineffectiveness of Washington's most commonly charged crime
The death penalty is arbitrary, unfair, and racially biased.  The ACLU of Washington argued before the Washington Supreme Court to end it.

Resources

The ACLU has filed a lawsuit on behalf of a woman and her son, challenging the city of Issaquah's stifling regulations on housing for people with past convictions for a sex offense.

Explore More: 
In June 2012, the United States Supreme Court struck down mandatory life without possibility of parole sentences when imposed on individuals convicted of committing murder while under age 18 (referred to herein as JLWOP sentences). 

Pages