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News & Cases About Due Process
Guest post by Randolph Vesprey and Brenna Stewart, ACLU-DE’s summer 2014 legal interns. Deficiencies in Delaware’s police and court procedures can result in nightmarish situations for people who have assets that are wrongfully seized or for those who don’t have the assets needed to pay fines. So either with money or without, you could find […]
A roundup of our recent legal work.
The ACLU is profoundly concerned that the core constitutional right to counsel is being denied to hundreds, if not thousands, of Delawareans every year.
Were you detained at Gander Hill or Baylor for a nonviolent offense because you could not make bail? What happened to your job? What happened to your family? What happened to your other obligations? The Delaware Center for Justice (DCJ) has been closely following the implementation of the Justice Reinvestment Act, specifically in regards to […]
CONTACT: [email protected] NEW YORK – The American Civil Liberties Union reacted to the apprehension of the suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing and statements from federal officials that he would be questioned without being read his Miranda rights. “The ACLU shares the public’s relief that the suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings has been apprehended,” […]
Pussy Riot, a feminist punk band, was recently convicted by a Russian court for hooliganism. Learn why the American equivalent is actually more like disorderly conduct than trespass.