ACLU

Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Taking aim at Louisiana's "chronic underfunding" of its public defender system—which has forced at least four parishes in the state to create "waiting lists" for appointed counsel—the American Civil Liberties Union and the ACLU of Louisiana filed a class-action lawsuit Thursday evening on behalf of criminal defendants in Orleans Parish who are...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Striking down a state effort to "politically interfere" with a woman's right to...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Setting the stage for similar legal battles across the country, the ACLU of...