ACLU, NAACP Legal Defense Fund Settle Tax Foreclosure Case, Enabling Low-Income Detroiters in Foreclosure to Keep Their Homes for $1,000July 03, 2018
Eligible Homeowners Must Apply Immediately to be Approved by July 13 Deadline
DETROIT— Detroit homeowners with incomes below or near the federal poverty line will be able to avoid tax...
June 22, 2018
The Supreme Court ruled today that the government needs a warrant to access a person’s cellphone location history. In the case, Carpenter v. United States, the American Civil Liberties Union represents a man who had months of his cellphone...
June 20, 2018
Attorneys Can Visit Clients; ICE Will Tell Detainees They Can’t Be Deported for Refusing to Go to Iraq
DETROIT – U.S. District Court Judge Mark Goldsmith today issued an emergency order granting immediate relief to Iraqi...
ACLU Urges Utica School to Rescind Ban on Political Signs at Student Protests and to Apologize to Suspended Gun Reform AdvocatesApril 16, 2018
Today the ACLU of Michigan sent a letter to Utica Academy for International Studies urging school officials to rescind a rule barring students from holding “political” signs during demonstrations against gun violence. The letter also encourages...
April 09, 2018
DETROIT - Attorneys for Flint schoolchildren have reached a historic agreement with the Michigan Department of Education (MDE), Genesee Intermediate School District (GISD) and Flint Community Schools (FCS) to establish an unprecedented program to...