In this case, the ACLU urged the Washington Supreme Court to allow juveniles and young adults to challenge the draconian adult sentences imposed on them, because youth has been recognized as a mitigating factor in sentencing.
ACLU-WA filed an amicus brief supporting Mr. Dawley’s argument on appeal that the statute criminalizing intimidating a public servant is unconstitutionally overbroad and limits protected speech because it fails to distinguish “true threats” from strongly
Flights & Rights is our monthly community series featuring important civil rights issues to ponder over local beer. In March we will hear from ACLU-WA Legal Director, Emily Chiang, about Trump's impact on the fight for civil rights in Washington.
The ACLU of Washington will be tabling at Seattle PrideFest’s Family and Queer Youth Pride celebration on Saturday, June 24th at Cal Anderson Park. Family Pride is from 1-4pm and will include kid-friendly activities and entertainment such as bounce houses, Draq Queen Storytime and much more. Queer Youth Pride is from 4-7pm and will include educational activities, spoken word performances, and dancing! Come to this event for some inclusive, family fun!