Sandra Staub, legal director of the ACLU of Connecticut, said the district’s reversal teaches students that the First Amendment “is not merely a theoretical discussion topic but a real and vital guarantee” of free speech rights.
Julie Desantis-Mayer was told by her doctor not to lift packages over 25 pounds because it could harm the baby.
A report released Tuesday by the American Civil Liberties Union of Connecticut lists issues ranging from a lack of complaint forms, to threats of intimidation or prosecution of those who wish to bring complaints.
The City of Newark has reached a settlement with a teenage girl who was handcuffed and detained for videotaping city police officers in an incident on a public bus back in 2010, according to the American Civil Liberties Union of New Jersey.
New Jersey officials have temporarily delayed plans to implement new federal standards for people seeking to obtain or renew driver licenses or non-driver ID’s.
Groups around New York City, the country and the world spent the night Wednesday rallying to save the life of Georgia death row inmate Troy Davis. But in the end, the convicted killer was executed for the 1989 murder of a Savannah police officer.
The Neptune Township graduation will take place at the Ocean Grove Great Auditorium, but the school board has agreed to cover religious symbols and students and guests will enter through side and back doors to avoid a 20-foot cross on the building in the religious enclave.
A lawsuit claims Newark police officers illegally handcuffed and detained a high school student who made a cell phone video of them responding to an incident on an NJT bus.
The ACLU and the Education Law Center said the state violated open records laws last year when it refused to disclose the identities of volunteers who helped assess applications for new charter schools.
The $11,200 that Point Pleasant Beach will pay out is much less than the nearly $38,000 in fees sought by the ACLU.
Point Pleasant Beach will have to cease its practice of allowing individual borough council members to say a prayer before meetings, a judge ruled Friday.
U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer is seeking to make it illegal for anyone to distribute or record the revealing images produced by full-body scanners at airports.
A small New Jersey town’s council is being accused of defying the separation between church and state by calling on its members to pray at every meeting.
There are allegations of excessive force and improper arrests.
The ACLU has filed a formal complaint with the federal government, saying the Newark Police Department has shown a pattern of excessive force and police brutality.