With the current ballot return deadline a substantial number of voters may have their ballots disqualified for arriving too late, or they may have to choose between their health and their right to vote. So we're suing to protect your right to cast a ballot by mail in the General Election.
This is a habeas corpus petition challenging the state sentence of a man convicted of drug crimes because the court used evidence at the sentencing that was not subject to adversarial dispute and did not meet the requisite threshold of proof.
Wilmington, the Norman Law Firm, and ACLU-DE Settle Lawsuit Over Unconstitutional Arrests
Update 10/12/2020: DEO and NAACP reached a settlement agreement on the state track of the lawsuit!
In late 2015, we learned through our client Jonathan Rudenberg's Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request that the Delaware State Police had spent hundreds of thousands of dollars to purchase devices that spy on cell phones. DSP didn't want to tell us about that technology. So we sued.
November 21, 2016: Our suit against officials at the James T. Vaughn Correctional Center for mistreatment of our client, a transgender prisoner there, is ongoing. Our initial motion for a preliminary injunction was denied.