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New Police Spying Documents Obtained in FOIA Lawsuit

We have new documents to share regarding the use of Stingray technology in Delaware.

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A Victory for Democracy and free and fair elections!

ACLU-DE and lawyers from the law firm Shaw Keller LLP proved that Red Clay Consolidated School District violated the Delaware Constitution’s Election Clause.

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Solitary Confinement Ended as We Know It in Delaware

Lawyers from CLASI, Pepper Hamilton LLP and ACLU of Delaware reach settlement with Delaware DOC.

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ACLU Files Complaint Regarding Red Clay Tax Referendum

Update: Post-trial briefing is underway.

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ACLU-DE Attorneys represent transgender prisoner on civil rights violations

11/21/16 Update: some progress has been made.

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ACLU of Delaware files amicus brief in support of prisoners held past their sentence terms

ACLU-DE helping prisoners held past sentence terms in Delaware.

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A Perfect Storm of Bad Policing

Militarization, Force & Interactions with Disabled Persons In September, we filed suit on behalf of a Delaware couple subjected to the unlawful and excessive use of force by the Delaware State Police as the result of a perfect storm of bad policing. Our clients are a quadriplegic, Lisa Hayes, who failed to stand up when […]

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To Torture or to Treat?

The Realities of Solitary Confinement In early August, ACLU-DE, Community Legal Aid Society, Inc. (CLASI), and Pepper Hamilton LLP filed a suit claiming that Delaware Department of Corrections’ treatment of over 100 inmates with mental illness held in solitary confinement violates both the U.S. and Delaware constitutions. CLASI executive director Dan Atkins recently chatted with […]

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ACLU-DE Comment on Dover Police Assault Verdict

The jury in this case decided not to send Cpl. Thomas Webster to jail. Now it is up to us, the community, to decide if we consider a kick to the head that breaks a man’s jaw acceptable police behavior. The jury in Webster’s criminal case was not permitted to consider the history of his […]

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