American Civil Liberties Union
Two men who successfully fought the state’s panhandling law after being arrested in Grand Rapids in 2011 will each get $6,500 as part of a $48,000 settlement with the city.
Milton Hall, an African-American homeless man, was shot 11 times and killed in a parking lot after refusing to drop a knife.
The appellate opinion says the law “would chill a substantial amount of First Amendment-protected activity.”
The ACLU is accusing Detroit police of removing homeless people from Greektown and dropping them off miles away.
It was a “muttering” of some choice words that landed 49-year old LaRue Ford in jail.
The American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan claims the Isabella County jail isn’t treating women inmates fairly and doesn’t allow all inmates enough time outside their cells.
A state law banning panhandling in public places violates First Amendment protections for free speech and the 14th Amendment’s equal protection clause, a federal judge in Michigan has ruled.
An Oakland County school district is stepping up the fight against “sexting” among teens.
The American Civil Liberties Union is suing on behalf of more than 950 Highland Park Public Schools students and their parents, claiming children aren’t getting the tools needed to learn to read.
The American Civil Liberties Union wants the Michigan Department of Corrections to ban an invasive type of strip search that the group says humiliates female prisoners.