Many schools allow students to form clubs, like a drama club or a debate club. Under the law, schools cannot discriminate against student clubs, like Gay-Straight Alliances (GSAs) for example, simply because they disagree with the message or purpose of a club. This document provides information about the federal Equal Access Act and protections for student clubs.
Many people with a criminal record want to “expunge” or “clear” their criminal histories. While Washington law does not permit the destruction of adult, conviction records, some people may be eligible to “vacate” a conviction record, which allows them to legally claim that they were never convicted.
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Holding the government accountable is a lot of work, even when we know what we're up against. But when agencies like the Border Patrol keep secrets? Well, that makes Emily mad. Here's why:
The American Civil Liberties Union of Washington (ACLU-WA) is seeking an experienced attorney for a two-year term to build, file, and litigate complex civil actions in state and federal court to protect and preserve civil liberties for all Washingtonians.
A new report that looks at police embedded in Washington state schools. Students, teachers, and school staff deserve safe, quality schools—but this cannot be accomplished by reliance on school policing.