ACLU News Bulletin

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July 29, 2014 -- Araceli Rodriguez, the mother of slain Mexican teen Jose Antonio Elena Rodriguez, filed a federal lawsuit today in Arizona to pursue justice for her son.
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July 23, 2014 - It took the state of Arizona nearly two hours to execute Joseph Wood by lethal injection today.
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July 7, 2014 - Panel Determines That Young Immigrants Are Being Harmed by Gov. Brewer’s License Ban
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July 1, 2014 -- Racial Profiling Underpins Local Enforcement of “Show Me Your Papers” Provision
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June 18, 2014 -- Calls State Laws on Which Raids Are Based Unconstitutional
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June 12, 2014 -- Advocates Stand With Detainees to Denounce Inhumane Conditions
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June 11, 2014 -- Civil and human rights groups file administrative complaint seeking immediate agency reform 
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Thursday, June 5, 2014 -- Ruling is critical to obtaining necessary systemic changes to conditions of confinement in the Arizona Department of Correction
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May 20, 2014 -- Settlement agreement prohibits South Tucson police from prolonging stops to determine immigration status, requires continuing education and data collection
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May 1, 2014 - Three-member board will relay community concerns about MCSO to court-appointed monitor; will meet regularly beginning this summer

Changing MCSO

The ACLU of Arizona has launched a website, ChangingMCSO.org (in English)/CambiandoMCSO.org (in Spanish), so that the public can keep up with the court-ordered reforms of the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office.

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Know Your Rights with Border Patrol

Border Patrol officers

In Arizona, it's important to know your constitutional rights when you encounter Border Patrol.

Download our handy two-page guide, in English or Spanish, here.

ACLU Blog

Want Safer Communities? Throw Fewer People Behind Bars
July 29, 2014
Before he started singing with muppets, John Oliver showed us a lot of boxes of Cheerios. This was in the second minute of his epic rant on the state of the U.S. criminal justice system last week. Varieties of Cheerios – from "Frosted" to...