Promote Your Attorney Profile on Law.net - Get Found / Earn More!
Legal Job Listings

American Civil Liberties Union

Advocates of Gay Marriage Bans Take Heat from Judges During Arguments in Appellate Court

Advocates of Gay Marriage Bans Take Heat from Judges During Arguments in Appellate Court Summary: A three-judge appellate court panel heard arguments from attorneys general for Wisconsin and Indiana on Tuesday. The attorneys general argued for the ban, citing tradition, whereas plaintiffs argued that such a ban is archaic and discriminatory. In the latest…>read more

7 Comments August 26, 2014

U.S. Government Sued by ACLU in Immigration Case

U.S. Government Sued by ACLU in Immigration Case The federal government was sued on Wednesday by the American Civil Liberties Union for its failure to provide legal representation to immigrant children who are involved in deportation hearings, according to NPR. The lawsuit, which is a class-action suit, was…>read more

No Comment July 10, 2014

Women Sue Alameda County Sheriff’s Office for Forced Pregnancy Tests During Arrests

Women Sue Alameda County Sheriff’s Office for Forced Pregnancy Tests During Arrests A lawsuit has been filed against the Alameda County Sheriff that claims the department violated the rights of a woman and broke the law when ordering 72-year-old Susan Harman to take a pregnancy test, according to KTVU. The incident occurred…>read more

No Comment June 3, 2014

Mentally Disabled Immigrants Facing Deportation to Be Provided With Representation

Mentally Disabled Immigrants Facing Deportation to Be Provided With Representation A recent ruling by a judge in California’s federal court has ordered immigration courts in California, Arizona, and Washington to provide legal representation for mentally disabled immigrants facing deportation. The ruling will dramatically change the way that immigration court is…>read more

1 Comment April 25, 2013

Federal Judge Forced to Bar any Explanation for Team Obama’s Killing of 16-year-old American Citizen with Drones

Federal Judge Forced to Bar any Explanation for Team Obama’s Killing of 16-year-old American Citizen with Drones Government transparency has long been an ideal unrealized in America. The latest example of government indirection comes from U.S. District Judge Colleen McMahon, who denied a Freedom of Information Request from the American Civil Liberties Union regarding the death of…>read more

No Comment January 3, 2013

Federal Appeals Court Rules Telecommunications Companies Have Legal Immunity in Connection with NSA Program

Federal Appeals Court Rules Telecommunications Companies Have Legal Immunity in Connection with NSA Program In recent days, a federal appeals court ruled that a 2008 law granting telecommunications companies legal immunity for helping the National Security Agency with an email and telephone eavesdropping program is constitutional. A three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit…>read more

No Comment December 30, 2011

Pagan NC Mother Cries Foul When Son Comes Home From School with Bible

Pagan NC Mother Cries Foul When Son Comes Home From School with Bible At least it’s not pornography. But that’s not what a Buncombe County mother had to say when her son came home from his fifth-grade class at North Windy Ridge intermediate school in North Carolina with a Bible. American Civil Liberties…>read more

No Comment December 23, 2011

Obama Nominates 3 to District Court Bench

Obama Nominates 3 to District Court Bench In more Obamanomination news, the President has nominated three California lawyers to the United States District Court bench. Edward Chen has been nominated for the US District Court for the Northern District of California. Chen currently serves as a US…>read more

No Comment August 7, 2009

ACLU: Indiana Law Examiners Can’t Ask About Mental Illness

ACLU: Indiana Law Examiners Can’t Ask About Mental Illness The American Civil Liberties Union of Indiana has launched a class action lawsuit against the Indiana Board of Law Examiners, alleging that investigating the mental health history of law license applicants violates the Americans with Disabilities Act. The ACLU is…>read more

1 Comment July 9, 2009

Supreme Court To Decide On Mojave Cross

Supreme Court To Decide On Mojave Cross The Supreme Court agreed on Monday to decide whether or not a cross honoring fallen soldiers in the Mojave National Preserve is a violation of the 1st Amendment.  It will be the first time that the court will hear a…>read more

1 Comment February 24, 2009

Job of the Day
Associate Attorney with 3-5 years of land use or litigation experience
USA-NY-Melville

BROWN & ALTMAN LLP, a Melville, New York based law firm with growing commercial real estate / zoning / litigation practice seeks an individual with 3-5 years of land use or litigation experience. ...