Groups: End Police Confiscation Of Assets If No ConvictionThe ACLU of Michigan and the Mackinac Center for Public Policy released a report Tuesday calling for a ban against civil forfeiture ...
ACLU Seeks Order Banning 'Pay Or Stay' Sentences In Detroit AreaThe ALCU said the judge created "a two-tier system of justice: persons of means pay money and remain free, whereas poor people who are unable to pay go to jail."
ACLU Protests Catholic Hospital's Decision To Deny SterilizationA spokesman says the company follows the "ethical and religious directives" of the Catholic church.
Michigan Jail Can't Reject Inmate Mail From ACLU, Court SaysThe ACLU filed a lawsuit after it got no response to two dozen letters sent to inmates.
Appellate Attorney: Some Lawyers Push Teens Toward Guilty PleaLaurel Kelly Young, an appellate attorney, said some lawyers push their young clients toward a guilty plea.
ACLU: Michigan Judge's 'Pay Or Stay' Sentence Policy Is Creating Debtors' PrisonThe American Civil Liberties Union is challenging a judge known for sending poor people to jail if they can't immediately pay fines.
Juvenile Lifers: Michigan Ranks Among Top For Sentencing Teens To Life In Prison"There are precious few in the community to help people make the adjustment in the real world."
Attorney On City Curfew: This Is House-Arrest For Tens Of Thousands Of DetroitersDetroit Police Chief James Craig is defending his department's request to extend a citywide curfew for kids ahead of the upcoming River Days festival and fireworks downtown.
Woman Strip-Searched At Detroit Metro Airport Gets $40K SettlementA settlement has been reached in a lawsuit filed on behalf of an Arab-Jewish woman strip-searched at Detroit Metro Airport.
Judge: Parts Of Michigan's Sex Offender Law UnconstitutionalParts of Michigan's sex offender registry law are unconstitutional, including a requirement that offenders stay at least 1,000 feet from schools, a federal judge has ruled.
Ferndale Police Plan Diversity Training; Deny Racial ProfilingFerndale police officers will receive diversity and sensitivity training in the aftermath of an ACLU study.
ACLU Files Suit Alleging Rights Violations At Campus Martius ParkA lawsuit claims two groups were prohibited from marching and leafleting in and around the popular downtown Detroit park.