Protesters around the U.S. spent Presidents Day rallying against President Donald Trump’s national emergency declaration as at least a dozen states planned a lawsuit to block Trump’s latest ploy to fund his long-promised border wall.
Legislation that would expand Maryland’s law against cyberbullying youth has drawn criticism from the American Civil Liberties Union.
Prince George’s County Public Schools may soon find itself in a court battle over summer school fees that the ACLU says have prevented some students from graduating.
There’s no word yet on why information on stop-and-frisk encounters hasn’t been compiled and made public by D.C. police, but a Superior Court judge wants to hear the plan for how it’s going to happen.
Facebook allows employers to discriminate against women by targeting job listings toward men only — specifically in traditionally male-dominated fields, according to the American Civil Liberties Union.
Throughout the 20th century, black and white communities in Easton developed into the largely middle-class households they are today, but as parallel, segregated worlds. Lines started to blur once segregation ended. But as much as Easton and its neighbor Unionville may want to move past the deeply unequal relationships that etched their past, they can never quite escape them.
A judge on Maryland’s Eastern Shore has rejected a city’s request to dismiss a lawsuit seeking records about a legal settlement over excessive force accusations against a police officer.
A Virginia school board’s transgender-bathroom ban is one step away from being reviewed by a federal appeals court.
Advocates for Maryland’s prisoners are pressing the mid-Atlantic state to scrap “senseless and harsh” regulations they say restrict the ability of inmates to access books and violates their constitutional rights.
Metro will not be forced to run an ad for an ACLU conference next month that the transit agency warned could force it to accept ads from groups such as the Ku Klux Klan. Metro bans ads meant to influence public policy or that address issues where there are differing views.
Metro rejected the ACLU ad earlier this month on the grounds that it violates Metro’s bans on advertisements meant to influence the public on issues where there are varying opinions or ads that are meant to influence public policy.
Metro rejected the ad for an American Civil Liberties Union conference next month on the basis it violated policies against ads intended to influence public policy. The ACLU said it merely promotes an upcoming event. “If Ringling Bros. can advertise for people to come to their circus, the ACLU should be able to advertise for people to come to its conference,” the ACLU wrote in its motion.
Morgan State lecturer and consultant Dana Vickers Shelley will succeed the retiring Susan Goering on June 11.
Two of the highest ranking females in the Fairfax County Fire Department are behind a federal sexual harassment complaint filed by the ACLU against the County and Fire department.
A letter to the Baltimore County school system follows an incident in which a teacher confronted a Catonsville 11-year-old girl for kneeling during the Pledge of Allegiance back in February.
The three-part series "The making of Marion Barry" looks at how the future mayor got his start in the civil rights movement, how he became a power player in the city and his enduring legacy.