- ACLU suing to block Nevada Education Savings Accounts Updated: Aug-27-15 2:20 pm
CARSON CITY, Nevada - Nevada's sweeping new Education Savings Account program has attracted its first legal challenge, with three civil liberties groups saying it violates the state constitution by releasing public funds to religious schools.
- ACLU sues W.Va. Parole Board, seeks denial decision records Updated: Aug-25-15 11:13 am
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - The American Civil Liberties Union of West Virginia is suing the state Parole Board to obtain records regarding its denial of parole to an HIV-positive inmate.
- ACLU: Release names of officers who shot at 14-year-old boy Updated: Aug-20-15 6:06 pm
TRENTON, New Jersey - The New Jersey branch of the American Civil Liberties Union wants the state attorney general to release the names of the officers who shot and wounded a 14-year-old boy they say pointed a gun at them, arguing that the shooting raises concerns about excessive use of force.
- US attorney in Nebraska reviewing execution drug allegations Updated: Aug-20-15 5:49 pm
LINCOLN, Nebraska - The U.S. attorney's office in Nebraska is reviewing allegations by a civil liberties group that state officials are trying to violate federal law through their attempts to import lethal injection drugs.
- Court rules against St. Louis police in ticket scandal Updated: Aug-20-15 10:34 am
ST. LOUIS - The St. Louis police department will have to turn over records from its probe into a scandal over 2006 World Series tickets now that the Missouri Supreme Court has thrown out a final appeal that sought to block the documents' release.
- ACLU denounces T.F. Green's participation in TSA program Updated: Aug-17-15 4:20 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - The Rhode Island branch of the American Civil Liberties Union says it objects to a federal "behavior detection" program designed to spot passengers who are potential threats being implemented at T.F. Green Airport.
- Indiana to add child welfare workers as caseload jumps Updated: Aug-13-15 2:01 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - Gov. Mike Pence announced Thursday that Indiana's child welfare agency is hiring another 113 caseworkers to deal with a skyrocketing number of abuse and neglect cases.
- Federal judge: Ballot 'selfies' don't encourage voter fraud Updated: Aug-11-15 3:59 pm
CONCORD, New Hampshire - New Hampshire's law banning voters from posting pictures of completed ballots online squelches free speech and isn't needed to prevent election fraud, a federal judge ruled Tuesday.
- US judge: Sheriff didn't violate Hispanics' civil rights Updated: Aug-07-15 6:34 pm
WINSTON-SALEM, North Carolina - The U.S. Justice Department failed to prove a North Carolina county sheriff ordered deputies to target Hispanic residents in violation of their civil rights, a federal judge ruled Friday.
- Appeals court rules warrant required for cellphone tracking Updated: Aug-05-15 5:59 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - Police must get a search warrant to obtain records about cellphone locations in criminal investigations, a federal appeals court ruled Wednesday.