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Smartphone App that Records Police Misconduct Catching On

Introduced 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.

11/11/2014

A participant holds a rainbow flag during the gay and lesbian pride parade. (Photo by AFP/Getty/PEDRO ARMESTRE)

ACLU: Gay Kansas Couple Harmed By Marriage Delay

Civil liberties attorneys are telling the U.S. Supreme Court that delaying gay marriage in Kansas will harm same-sex couples and their families.

11/11/2014

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ACLU To Challenge Kansas Gay Marriage Ban

A decision by the nation’s highest court is expected to clear the way for the expansion soon of same-sex marriages to Kansas.

10/06/2014

FERGUSON, MO - AUGUST 13:  Police Chief Thomas Jackson fields questions related to the shooting death of teenager Michael Brown during a press conference on August 13, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Brown was shot and killed by a Ferguson police officer on Saturday. Ferguson has experienced three days of violent protests since the killing.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Ferguson Demands High Fees To Turn Over City Files

Ferguson bureaucrats responding to requests under the state’s Sunshine Act to turn over government files about the fatal shooting of Michael Brown are charging nearly 10 times the cost of some of their employees’ salaries before they will agree to release any records.

09/29/2014

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Missouri Gay Marriage Case Moved to Federal Court

A federal judge will hear a lawsuit challenging Missouri’s ban on gay marriage after state Attorney General Chris Koster intervened in the case and moved it out of state court.

08/07/2014

Photo: U.S. Attorney Richard Callahan, St. Louis

U.S. Attorney Responds to ACLU Suit Over Mueth Documents

United States Attorney Richard G. Callahan today announced that the U.S. Attorney’s Office has filed a Motion to Intervene on behalf of the FBI.

07/18/2014

Ed Mueth, former Director of Executive Administration, St. Louis County Health Department

ACLU Files Suit For Release of Mueth Embezzlement Documents

Mueth was the county health department official who committed suicide amid suspicions he stole millions from county taxpayers.

07/18/2014

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Civil Rights Groups Weigh in on Secret Documents

Civil Rights groups are backing a federal judge’s decision in a Chicago terrorism case in hopes to give defense lawyers access to secret intelligence court records.

05/09/2014

police car

Judge: Drivers Can Flash Lights to Warn of Police

A federal judge has issued a permanent injunction prohibiting a St. Louis County town from ticketing drivers for flashing their headlights to warn other drivers that police are nearby.

04/09/2014

Edward Gillespie and Brandalyn Orchard

ACLU Sues Southeast Mo. Town After Police Kick Out Homeless Couple

Police produced a copy of an ordinance against vagrancy, begging, and loitering and told them to leave town in five minutes.

12/17/2013

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