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.
HARRISBURG - The Supreme Court of Pennsylvania today reaffirmed the right of a person charged with a criminal offense to not incriminate themselves.
Settlement Reached to End Permanent Solitary Confinement for People Sentenced to Death in Pennsylvania
HARRISBURG - The American Civil Liberties Union, the ACLU of Pennsylvania, the Abolitionist Law Center, and counsel Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP and Kairys, Rudovsky, Messing, Feinberg & Lin LLP announced a settlement today in a class action lawsuit against the state’s Department of Corrections.
HARRISBURG - The Supreme Court of Pennsylvania today upheld a lower court’s ruling that postpones the tabulation and certification of the vote on the Marsy’s Law ballot question.
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