Federal Appeals Court Calls Michigan Sex Offender Registry “A Punishment,” Bars State from Imposing Draconian RestrictionsAugust 25, 2016
CINCINNATI—A federal appeals court unanimously declared today that portions of the Michigan sex offender registry are unconstitutional because they effectively punish registrants and do not have a corresponding public safety benefit.
August 24, 2016
DETROIT—Concerned about the increased potential for violent confrontations and racial profiling, the American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan in a letter today urged the Michigan State Police to eliminate a policy requiring troopers to make a...
August 18, 2016
The good news is that lead levels in Flint’s water continue to drop.
Unfortunately, the bad news keeps piling up.
Foremost, there is the fact that, 30 months after the disastrous switch to the Flint River and 10 months since the...
August 08, 2016
DETROIT—Hoping to eliminate confusion at the ballot box in November, the ACLU of Michigan on Monday kicked off its "Let Me Vote 2016" campaign to provide voting-rights information to communities, organizations and individuals across the state....
July 29, 2016
Two important cases involving the ACLU of Michigan--one involving water shutoffs in Detroit and the other a challenge to Michigan’s emergency manager law--will be heard by the U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati next week.