ACLU News Bulletin

Press Releases
July 22, 2015 -- Under Unconstitutional System, Sheriff and County Attorney Take People’s Property and Use Profits for Salaries, Overtime, Retirement Funds, More
Press Releases
July 10, 2015 - A federal court today permanently ordered Arizona state prosecutors to halt enforcement of a 2014 law restricting the display of nude images.
Press Releases
July 10, 2015 -- A federal court today permanently ordered Arizona state prosecutors to halt enforcement of a 2014 law restricting the display of nude images.
Press Releases
June 25, 2015 -- Competitive Arizona is a coalition of businesses and individuals working to grow and promote economic development in Arizona through equality and inclusion for all Arizonans
Press Releases
June 10, 2015 -- Plaintiffs seek an end to unconstitutional Border Patrol detention practices
Press Releases
June 4, 2015 - New law forces doctors to tell patients medication abortions can be reversed
Press Releases
May 27, 2015 - In letters sent today to two southern Arizona counties, the ACLU of Arizona demands 911 operators change the way they handle wilderness distress calls from individuals known or perceived to be border crossers.
Press Releases
May 21, 2015 -- The issue to be argued is whether the U.S. Constitution applies to Jose Antonio Elena Rodriguez, a Mexican teenager in Nogales, Sonora, who was fatally shot through the border fence by a U.S. Border Patrol agent.
Press Releases
May 20, 2015 -- The Competitive Arizona coaltion cannot support the incremental approach the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors took today in revising the county’s personnel policies to include sexual orientation but not gender...
Press Releases
May 19, 2015 -- The ACLU of Arizona today filed notices of two claims with the federal government under the Federal Tort Claims Act (“FTCA”) on behalf of an Arizona woman seeking monetary damages for egregious and repeated rights...

Changing MCSO

Looking for information about the ACLU's victory over the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office and Sheriff Joe Arpaio?

Click the links below for more information about court-ordered reforms taking place within the MCSO.

> More in English

> Más en Español

Franco-Gonzalez v. Holder Settlement Notice

The Court has granted preliminary approval of a partial settlement in the case, which creates a path for reopening the immigration cases of class members who were ordered deported after November 21, 2011 and who did not receive the full benefits of the Permanent Injunction and Implementation Plan Order. Read the Summary Notice here. (Traducción del Aviso en español disponible aquí.)

ACLU Blog

You Should Not Have a Gun Pointed at Your Head
July 27, 2015
ICE and the Nashville Police Department agreed to pay a collective $310,000 to immigrants who were detained. When 13-year-old Benito came home from school on October 20, 2010, he thought it would be like any other day.*  He dropped his bag...