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ACLU:

see American Civil Liberties UnionAmerican Civil Liberties Union
(ACLU), nonpartisan organization devoted to the preservation and extension of the basic rights set forth in the U.S. Constitution. Founded (1920) by such prominent figures as Jane Addams, Helen Keller, Judah Magnus, and Norman Thomas, the ACLU grew
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Still was not a flight risk or a danger to the community and that she deserved to be free while her case was pending, yet El Paso County held her in jail for nearly a month solely because she could not afford to pay a $55 fee," Mark Silverstein, legal director for the ACLU of Colorado, said in a statement.
Wheeler moves between analysis of ACLU work and biographical sketches of its founders and most vocal participants for a fully engaging and enlightening work on sexual liberty and the ACLU.
The [US] government systematically abused the material witness process after September 11," deputy director of the ACLU Immigrants' Rights Project Lee Gelernt said in a statement.
Martin, the volunteer lawyer for the ACLU, said he is looking for the judge to decide on the preliminary injunction.
The ACLU sued over the issue, and a federal district court ruled that the arrangement violated church-state separation.
DHS grants can be used by state and local law enforcement agencies to purchase the readers, the ACLU said.
The school board was trying to avoid a controversy by silencing a controversial minority, and now the ACLU is making the same mistake.
Later today, the ACLU will officially release its response to the State Department document.
District Judge Jed Rakoff seemed inclined to agree with the ACLU.
JAMES ESSEKS ACLU Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Project
HartUnion High School District have been rewarded for signing abstinence pledge cards and vowing to wait until marriage, according to a letter sent last week from the ACLU to the district.