HARRISBURG - The American Civil Liberties Union of Pennsylvania announced today that it has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the borough of Jim Thorpe in Carbon County and two police officers over a traffic stop that occurred in February 2018.
ACLU of Pennsylvania Urges State Supreme Court to End Philadelphia’s Practice of Jailing People Who Can’t Afford Cash Bail
HARRISBURG — Today, the American Civil Liberties Union of Pennsylvania filed its latest briefings asking the Pennsylvania Supreme Court to enforce the rules for the use of cash bail in Philadelphia’s court system.
ACLU of Pennsylvania Asks State Supreme Court to End Lebanon County Policy Prohibiting Medical Marijuana for People on Probation
HARRISBURG - The American Civil Liberties Union of Pennsylvania today filed its latest brief in a case challenging a Lebanon County court’s policy that bans people on probation or under other court supervision from using medical marijuana to treat their serious medical conditions.
HARRISBURG — In response to a vote today in the state House Judiciary Committee, the American Civil Liberties Union of Pennsylvania announced that it has dropped its support for legislation to reform the commonwealth’s probation system.
New York Times 1619 Project Creator Nikole Hannah-Jones to Receive the “We The People” Award at the ACLU of Pennsylvania’s Centennial Celebration Philly
PHILADELPHIA - Nikole Hannah-Jones, creator of the acclaimed New York Times 1619 Project observing the 400th anniversary of the advent of American slavery, will be the recipient of the “We The People” award at the American Civil Liberties Union of Pennsylvania’s Centennial Celebration Philly.
HARRISBURG - The Pennsylvania Senate passed legislation today that creates a new crime of performing an abortion if the person is terminating the pregnancy due to a fetal diagnosis of Down syndrome.
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