New York Civil Liberties Union

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.
Hearing Planned In Call For Release Of Grand Jury Transcripts In Eric Garner CaseThe New York Civil Liberties Union was set to go to court Thursday, as the group demanded the release of the grand jury transcript from the Eric Garner case.
Eric Garner Case Fuels Debate Over Grand Jury SecrecyCalls for more transparency have sounded in Congress, statehouses and editorial pages, mixed with notes of caution about forswearing secrecy that can safeguard witnesses and the accused.
NYCLU Seeks Release Of Grand Jury Evidence In Eric Garner CaseThe NYCLU wants the evidence made public in the grand jury's decision to not indict Officer Daniel Pantaleo and plans to fight for it in court on Friday.
East Side Community HS Holds Seminar On How To Deal With PoliceThe NYCLU talked to students about their rights and how to handle situations if they feel their rights are being violated.
NYCLU, State Reach Deal To Improve Criminal Defense For The PoorThe New York Civil Liberties Union and the Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s administration announced an agreement Tuesday to improve criminal defense for the poor of New York State, and settle a lawsuit the NYCLU filed seven years ago.
Cameraman Settles Suit Against Suffolk Police Over Arrest For Taping OfficerA freelance videographer has settled a civil rights lawsuit against the Suffolk County Police Department, after he was arrested an arrest following an order by a police sergeant to stop taping the arrest of a suspect.