This report by the ACLU of Washington examines the crime of Driving With License Suspended. It reviews the history of DWLS III enforcement, explores how it burdens individuals and communities, and calls for policies that address the harm.
The Washington Supreme Court today unanimously found that a Richland florist violated the state’s anti-discrimination and consumer protection laws when she refused to sell flowers to a gay couple for their wedding.
John Doe came to Seattle to pursue graduate studies and conduct research in Engineering at the University of Washington. Now he is a plaintiff in a class-action lawsuit filed in federal court in the Western District of Washington today challenging President Trump’s ban on travel by people from seven Muslim-majority nations.
The ACLU-WA is working to end unfair policies and practices for court-imposed debts. Known as Legal Financial Obligations (LFOs), these are fines, fees, and restitution imposed on top of a criminal conviction.