News & Cases About Press Release

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.

Posted in News | Also tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Update: Milton Settles ACLU-DE Free Speech Lawsuit

Milton has settled our lawsuit brought on behalf of a homeowner who had been prevented from putting political signs in her yard by the Town’s unconstitutional sign law.

Posted in News | Also tagged , , | Comments closed

ACLU-DE Demands Documents Regarding Trump Muslim Ban

We filed a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit today demanding government documents about the on-the-ground implementation of President Trump’s Muslim bans.

Posted in News | Also tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

ACLU Raises Concerns About Local Police and ICE

Local law enforcement are not obligated under federal law to participate in immigration enforcement, and could face legal liability by doing so.

Posted in News | Also tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Solitary Confinement Ended as We Know It in Delaware

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

Posted in News | Also tagged , , , | Leave a comment

ACLU Files Complaint Regarding Red Clay Tax Referendum

Update: Post-trial briefing is underway.

Posted in News | Also tagged , , , | Leave a comment

ACLU-DE Files FOIA on Execution of Trump’s Immigration Ban

FOIA Filed As Part of Coordinated National Campaign With 50 ACLU Affiliates.

Posted in News | Also tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Protecting Private Property

“Innocent until proven guilty” doesn’t apply when it comes to civil asset forfeiture laws.

Posted in News | Also tagged , , , | Leave a comment

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 […]

Posted in News | Also tagged , , , | 1 Response

ACLU Sues DE State Police for Excessive Force, Gross Negligence

The American Civil Liberties Union of Delaware has filed a lawsuit against the Delaware State Police (DSP) regarding the excessive use of force against innocent bystanders during the execution of a search warrant. DSP officers deployed the state’s Special Operations Response Team (S.O.R.T.)—a team created to counter domestic terrorism—to search the house of an 82-year-old […]

Posted in News | Also tagged , , , , , | 1 Response