In 2012, several Delaware prisoners who had been held in prison beyond the end of their sentences filed a class action suit against senior Department of Correction officials to obtain compensation and a court order requiring DOC to fix its broken release system.
n 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.
We recently acted on behalf of three middle school students who are experiencing homelessness. The siblings were displaced from their home because their mother had to take medical leave from her job and was unable to afford housing.
The ACLU of Delaware recently filed addressing the application of the Fourth Amendment in the context of computer searches.
At the James T. Vaughn Correctional Center in Smyrna, people with mental illnesses have been warehoused in solitary confinement for years on end, living in 8’x11’ cells for 23 to 24 hours a day.