American Civil Liberties Union
A published report says the state Attorney General’s Office is reviewing the New York Police Department’s “stop and frisk” tactic that has drawn criticism from civil liberties advocates.
New Jersey’s American Civil Liberties Union chapter in September called for federal oversight of the city’s 1,300-officer department.
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.
The ACLU’s New Jersey chapter asked the government in September to provide federal oversight of Newark’s 1,300-officer department.
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 dispute in Point Pleasant Beach over the saying of the Lord’s Prayer at public meetings could take on a new life.
The CT Dept. of Correction is revising its library policy in the wake of an investigation that found inmates had unrestricted access to works depicting graphic violence.
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.