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ACLU Statement on Wisconsin Spring Election Results

Wisconsin voters elected Judge Rebecca Dallet to the state supreme court, and—as part of a new effort to inform more voters on the importance of civil liberties issues—the American Civil Liberties Union worked strenuously to engage its members in Wisconsin as well as many thousands more who are
April 3, 2018 Voting Rights

Statement about endorsement of candidates

Campaign materials from Casey Shorts, a candidate for Milwaukee County Supervisor, listed a supporter with an ACLU affiliation. We wish to clarify that the ACLU is a nonpartisan organization that does not support, oppose or endorse candidates.

April 2, 2018

Update on Lincoln Hills Lawsuit

Today, Western District Judge Peterson found that the use of solitary confinement, pepper spray and restraints at two juvenile facilities in Wisconsin violate youths’ constitutional rights under the Fourteenth Amendment.  The court ordered the parties to propose the terms of a preliminary injunct

June 23, 2017

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