Two Lowcountry municipal courts are going to have to defend allegations that they unconstitutionally incarcerated numerous indigent defendants without providing counsel, a federal judge has ruled.
A lawsuit challenging the vague wording of South Carolina's "disturbing schools" law, which for years topped the list of criminal charges against students, will have another chance thanks to a federal appeals court ruling.
Earlier this year, ACLU attorney Lee Rowland spoke at TedX Reno to debunk some common misconceptions about free speech. Below is an edited version of her talk.
While the Slager case is a victory, it is not a solution.
The sentence tells us that this is taken seriously, and maybe some people won't think it's justice, but looked at in the universe of police shootings, with officers so rarely charged, it is significant.
Executive director says violence and guns at Charlottesville rally spurred new stance.
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