A federal court has ordered the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the FBI to disclose whether 10 people who have been repeatedly stopped and questioned at border crossings are listed in a federal terrorist watchlist.
In a friend-of-the-court brief, the ACLU argued that states and school districts should be permitted to carefully craft measures that flexibly use race as one of several factors to eliminate racially and ethnically segregated classrooms.
Solis Diaz’s PRP argues that his extensive term-of-years sentence is the functional equivalent of a juvenile life without parole (JLWOP) sentence, and is therefore unconstitutional under the U.S. and Washington State Constitutions.
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).
We argue that requirement of this specific form of analysis, when a State Constitutional right to privacy is asserted and claims have been supported, poses a substantial risk to privacy protections in Washington State
WA Supreme Court needs to address whether a sentence of life without parole (LWOP) constitutes cruel punishment when it is imposed under a three strikes mandatory minimum statute and some of the crimes were committed when the defendant was a young adult.
The ACLU is proud to co-sponsor the Intiman Theatre’s production of Wedding Band and we hope you join us on October 1st for a special ACLU Night, featuring a post-play discussion with board member Jamila Johnson
Tasveer, a local South Asian arts and culture organization, is hosting a Peace Vigil on March 5th at Crossroads Park, Bellevue. Please come honor the life of Mr. S. Kuchibhotla, the victim of a recent hate crime that took place in Kansas, and show up in solidarity with our immigrant communities.