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You and the Police

Document, Published: 
Tuesday, March 1, 2005
It is essential to know what police can do and cannot do, and how best to act in encounters with police. This knowledge can reduce possible conflict and can protect individual rights.

How to Get Government Records

Document, Published: 
Saturday, January 1, 2005
Access to government records is an important right of citizenship. You have the right to inspect and copy a wide variety of government records. This applies to many types of documents, as well as any files maintained on you, unless they are specifically exempted from disclosure by law.

ACLU Complaint in Best, et al v. Grant County

Document, Published: 
Tuesday, December 21, 2004
Plaintiffs Jeffrey Best, Daniel Campos, Gary Dale Hutt, and Greg Hansen ("Plaintiffs"), by and through their respective undersigned counsel, upon knowledge with respect to their own acts and circumstances, and on information and belief as to other matters, allege as follows...
News Release, Published: 
Monday, November 1, 2004
The Burien City Council voted 6-0 to pass a nondiscrimination ordinance that bans discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.