American Civil Liberties Union
The state is being sued over its refusal to change gender identities on driver’s licenses without a new birth certificate.
The ACLU says records indicate that black drivers are far more likely to be ticketed in Ferndale than white drivers.
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.