ACLU: Missouri Needs to Protect Students' Free Speech RightsA campus email sent Tuesday instructs recipients to call university police as soon as possible and notes that while such speech isn't always illegal, students can nonetheless be punished by the Office of Student Conduct.
Transgender Woman Files Complaint Against Iowa HotelTaylor, a black transgender woman from the St. Louis area whose legal name is Derez Flowers, says staff at the Drury Inn & Suites in West Des Moines discriminated against her and another transgender woman in July.
Woman, Son Sue Southeast Missouri Town, Claiming HarassmentA southeast Missouri woman and her son are suing their hometown, the mayor and police, accusing them in federal court of harassment and violating their civil rights.
Stenger Defends Charges Against Ferguson ProtestersCounty Executive does not believe charges filed a year after arrests give county a black eye.
Activists Seek More Reforms, One Year After Ferguson UproarAssociated Press review finds 40 new state measures passed in U.S. since death of Michael Brown
Judge: Missouri Broke Law Keeping Execution Supplier SecretNational news organizations are suing the state because the Department of Corrections withheld public information.
Larry Flynt Appeals Exclusion from Execution CaseAttorneys say ruling could impact all Americans.
ACLU Asks Court to Halt Punishment of Student Who Participated in Silent ProtestThe American Civil Liberties Union of Missouri filed a civil rights lawsuit against the Kansas City School District today because the district violated a student’s First Amendment rights, according to a news release from the ACLU.
U.S. Unveils Federal Law Enforcement Profiling BanThe Obama administration issued guidelines Monday that ban federal law enforcement from profiling on the basis of religion, national origin and other characteristics.
ACLU Sues Over Missouri Headlight-Flashing TicketThe American Civil Liberties Union on Tuesday sued a Kansas City suburb for pulling over a driver for flashing his headlights at oncoming traffic to warn that a speed trap was ahead.
Judge: Missouri Police Can't Stop Media RecordingsA federal judge has issued court orders that prevent Missouri police from stopping media and others from recording officers.
Smartphone App that Records Police Misconduct Catching OnIntroduced late last week, the ACLU's new "Mobile Justice" app has already been downloaded up to 1,000 times, according to executive director Jeffrey Mittman.