“ Our individual rights and civil liberties are being questioned as never before. Our basic freedoms are under attack both in Washington and in Arizona. The ACLU stands as a beacon to those who are being discriminated against and threatened. That is why I support the ACLU of Arizona.
April 20, 2015 - A contempt hearing is set to begin tomorrow, April 21, to address the Maricopa County Sheriff Office’s (MCSO) noncompliance with a federal judge’s orders in the lawsuit Ortega Melendres v. Arpaio.
Arizonans routinely encounter Border Patrol agents. We've made some handy charts, in English and Español, so you can easily learn out about the rights you have when you interact with border agents at checkpoints or elsewhere.
How Soon Should Police Turn Off Their Cameras After a Critical Incident?
April 10, 2015
In January a Black man with his hands up was shot to death by a police officer in New Jersey. Video (and audio) of the incident was captured by the officer's dashcam. The incident didn't receive the attention of the Walter Scott video...