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News Release, Published: 
Thursday, June 8, 2017
The ACLU of Washington today filed a lawsuit against the state Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) on behalf of students with special education needs who have been wrongfully disciplined for behavior related to the disabilities. The suit asks that OSPI, which is the primary public agency responsible for overseeing K-12 public education in Washington, ensure that they remain in school instead of being pushed out.
News Release, Published: 
Friday, May 26, 2017
The ACLU-WA is concerned about the lack of protections for privacy, as well as lack of transparency, in Seattle City Light’s new smart meters project that collects data about electricity usage
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Tuesday, May 23, 2017
A brief timeline of Trump's Muslim Ban & the ACLU's fight against it
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Friday, May 19, 2017
In America, people have a right to receive information from lawyers, and lawyers a right to give information to people in need of it. Unfortunately, our government has a long history of using professional regulations to clamp down on lawyers exercising this First Amendment right.

Order Granting Temporary Restraining Order - NWIRP v Sessions

Document, Published: 
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Federal court judge Richard A. Jones has granted Northwest Immigrant Rights Project’s (NWIRP) request for a preliminary injunction against the Department of Justice.federal court judge Richard A. Jones has granted Northwest Immigrant Rights Project’s (NWIRP) request for a preliminary injunction against the Department of Justice.
Court Document: 
NWIRP v. Sessions

City of Tukwila Resolution No. 1900

Document, Published: 
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
A Resolution Of The City Council Of The City Of Tukwila Washington Reaffirming Its Commitment To Being A Diverse Tolerant And Inclusive City
News Release, Published: 
Friday, May 12, 2017
An ACLU-WA brief backs the Northwest Immigrant Rights Project’s lawsuit challenging a Dept. of Justice effort to prevent NWIRP attorneys from providing legal aid to people in immigration court.  

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