New York Civil Liberties Union

Report: NYPD Has Used Secretive Cell Tracking Technology More Than 1,000 Times Since 2008According to data released by the New York Civil Liberties Union, the New York Police Department has used secretive cellphone tracking technology more than 1,000 times since 2008.
Report: Civilian Complaints Of NYPD Misconduct Jump Nearly 70 PercentLast year saw 531 cases of wrongdoing substantiated -- up from 315 in 2014.
New York Homeless Accuse De Blasio Administration of Going Overboard In City Clean Up Video footage shows sanitation men decked head to toe in Hazmat suits, dragging sheets, blankets, and more to the dumpster.
Farm Owners Appeal $13,000 Fine For Denying Lesbian WeddingMelissa and Jennie McCarthy, who now live in NYC, filed a complaint with the Human Rights Division against Liberty Ridge Farm in 2012, after being denied to wed there.
Civil Libertarians Sound Off Over NYPD X-Ray Van ProgramX-ray vans can see into vehicles and even some buildings, and while they were developed for the military, they are now being used by the NYPD.
NYCLU To Court: Police Should Disclose Info On Secret X-Ray VansThe department had denied a Freedom of Information Law request for records revealing the Z Backscatter Vans' usage and public health risks.
NYC Joins Global Terror-Fighting Network, But NYCLU Head Fears Muslims Will Be TargetedThe Strong Cities Network connects government so they can share intelligence and strategies.
Civil Liberties Groups Call On Court To Stop NSA Phone Record CollectionCivil liberties groups asked a federal appeals court in Manhattan Tuesday to again strike down as unconstitutional a portion of a law used by the government to justify the collection and storage of Americans' phone records.
NYCLU: E-ZPass Readers Gathering Info Far Away From Toll PlazasThe group made maps public pinpointing 149 locations in the five boroughs where E-ZPass is used for traffic management.
Judge Won't Release Grand Jury Testimony From Eric Garner Chokehold CaseState Supreme Court Justice William Garnett said the parties who brought the suit didn't make a good enough argument for releasing the minutes.
NYPD Officer's Lawsuit Over Retaliation Regarding Arrest Quotas ReinstatedA police officer who said he was punished for complaining about arrest quotas got his lawsuit reinstated Thursday after an appeals court said his criticisms were covered by free speech protections.
New York Court Asked To Release Details In Eric Garner CaseThe New York Civil Liberties Union and other petitioners have gone to court to demand that Judge William Garnett open the record in the Eric Garner case.

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