The ACLU of Delaware is arguing a case on behalf of a transgendered inmate who has been banned from changing his legal name because he does not have a sincerely-held religious belief necessitating the change.
A roundup of our latest casework.
Delaware Interscholastic Athletic Association (DIAA) has denied equality of athletic opportunity to female students, claims a complaint the American Civil Liberties Union of Delaware filed on behalf of a client.
On January 27, 2014, the ACLU of Delaware filed papers with Superior Court to object to the compelling of Facebook to provide the identity of the owner of the Facebook page: Peaceful Rioters for Wilmington, Delaware.
During the first seven months of 2013, the legal program responded to more than 530 requests for assistance and pressed the Department of Corrections to provide needed medical care for 15 inmates.
The legal program has been hard at work this year, standing up for the freedoms of all Delawareans. Below are highlights from our work since January to improve prison conditions, prevent discrimination against registered sex offenders, and ensure the rights of immigrants.