How do I contact the ACLU in Florida?
with a press inquiry. Please email [email protected] or call (786) 363-2737.
What type of cases does the ACLU handle?
The ACLU generally files cases that affect the civil liberties or civil rights of large numbers of people, rather than those involving a dispute between individual parties. The basic questions we ask when reviewing a potential case are: Is this a significant civil liberties or civil rights issue?
What does the ACLU help with?
The American Civil Liberties Union was founded in 1920 and is our nation’s guardian of liberty. The ACLU works in the courts, legislatures, and communities to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties guaranteed to all people in this country by the Constitution and laws of the United States.
What issues does ACLU cover?
Whether it’s achieving full equality for LGBT people, establishing new privacy protections for our digital age of widespread government surveillance, ending mass incarceration, or preserving the right to vote or the right to have an abortion, the ACLU takes up the toughest civil liberties cases and issues to defend all …
Has the ACLU been sued?
Here are just a few of our civil rights victories from the last nine decades: A Full-Court Press Challenging the Trump Administration in 2017: During Donald Trump’s first year in office, the ACLU has filed 56 lawsuits challenging his administration’s assault on the Constitution and the rule of law.
How does ACLU decide which cases to take?
As Policy #511 recognizes, because our resources are limited, “some selectivity must be exercised in deciding which cases should be taken. The ACLU cannot take every case where there is a civil liberties question being raised.” We do not have the capacity to take every case that has legal merit.
Is ACLU successful?
The ACLU has successfully defended civil liberties since its founding in 1920.