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A St. Louis Police Department vehicle is pictured in front of the old police headquarters in downtown St. Louis on November 7, 2012. Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

ACLU Calls for More Checks and Balances of Local Control of St. Louis Police Dept.

St. Louis Police are now under the control of Mayor Francis Slay, and that has raised concerns of too much power in one person’s hands.

09/12/2013

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Action Sought Against Execution Anesthesiologist

The American Civil Liberties Union is asking a medical board to suspend certification for an anesthesiologist expected to participate in upcoming executions in Missouri.

08/30/2013

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Kan. Voters’ Limbo Shows Hitch In Citizenship Law

Nearly 15,000 Kansas residents who registered to vote are having their voting rights held up under a new law requiring voters to prove U.S. citizenship.

08/15/2013

ACLU Sues Mo. Jail Over Mail Confiscation

The American Civil Liberties Union alleges that Morgan County officials are violating people’s constitutional rights by confiscating mail sent to jail detainees.

07/22/2013

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ACLU Concerned About New License Plate Recognition System

The American Civil Liberties Union has sparked debate over the police’s use of a license plate recognition system.

07/19/2013

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ACLU Set To Protect St. Louis Street Performers From City Ordinance

The American Civil Liberties Union is challenging a St. Louis city ordinance that requires street performers to audition and pay a permit fee.

07/12/2013

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Franklin County Officals Pay Close Attention To Supreme Court Case

Franklin County officials are waiting for a Supreme Court ruling involving a separation of church and state case in New York.

05/29/2013

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Ste. Genevieve Co. Inmates Get Their Paper Back

The American Civil Liberties Union says Ste. Genevieve County and former inmate Stanley Schell have settled a lawsuit filed in January.

05/10/2013

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ACLU Involved in Headlight Flashing Case

A new lawsuit accuses police in Ellisville of violating the rights of drivers by prosecuting those who flash headlights to warn others.

04/18/2013

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Judge Again Orders Stop To Mo. Campus Drug Tests

The lawsuit claims the program violates students’ Fourth Amendment rights against unlawful searches and seizures.

03/22/2013

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