Texas School District To Keep Policy That Forced 2 Black Students To Cut Dreadlocks Or Leave SchoolBarbers Hill iSD is keeping a grooming policy that prevented two Black students from attending school unless they cut their dreadlocks.
North Texas Police Chiefs Respond To Critics Who Say Tear Gas Should Not Be Used During Pandemic Involving Respiratory IllnessACLU of Texas sent a letter to ten North Texas police chiefs asking them to make using tear gas a last resort.
Judge Extends Order Preventing Teen Found In Texas From Being Deported Due To Coronavirus PolicyA federal judge on Wednesday extended an order preventing the Trump administration from deporting a 16-year-old boy from Honduras under its emergency border declaration citing the coronavirus.
ACLU Files Lawsuit To Block Texas 'Sanctuary Cities' From Outlawing AbortionThe American Civil Liberties Union has filed a lawsuit against seven Texas towns that have passed local laws banning abortion.
Greyhound Putting A Stop To Immigration Checks On BusesDallas-based Greyhound says it will stop allowing Border Patrol agents without a warrant to board its buses to conduct immigration checks.
Tally Of Children Split At Border Tops 5,400 In New CountU.S. immigration authorities separated more than 1,500 children from their parents at the Mexico border early in the Trump administration, the American Civil Liberties Union said.
Texas Secretary Of State Comments Since Sharing Flawed Noncitizen Voter ListSecretary of State David Whitley spoke publicly Thursday for the first time since his office questioned the citizenship of thousands of Texas voters.
Facial Recognition Use By North Texas Police Grows Along With Privacy ConcernsThe CBS 11 News I-Team discovered facial recognition is used by more than a half dozen North Texas law enforcement agencies, in some cases with little public awareness.
Texas Attorney General, Universities Face Lawsuit Over Israel Boycott LawThe ACLU says the law went into effect last year and that similar requirements appear in more than a dozen states but still violate First Amendment protections.
Appeals Court Rules Against Alabama Abortion RestrictionRandall Marshall, executive director of the ACLU of Alabama, said the ruling means Alabama politicians can't put an "ideological agenda" over a woman's heath and decision-making.
ACLU Lawsuit Accuses US Of Wrongfully Denying AsylumThe American Civil Liberties Union says it sued the U.S. government Tuesday over its efforts to prevent immigrants from seeking asylum due to domestic and gang violence in their home countries.
U.S., ACLU Divide On How To Reunify Separated FamiliesThe ACLU and the Trump administration have widely divergent plans on how to reunite hundreds of immigrant children with parents who have been deported since being separated at the U.S.-Mexico border.
ACLU Sues Over Plans For Citizenship Question On 2020 CensusCivil rights lawyers have sued the U.S. Commerce Department to stop plans to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census.
Conservative Christian Attorneys Gain Influence Under TrumpAttorneys with First Liberty law firm in Dallas have moved into powerful taxpayer-funded jobs at the Texas attorney general's office, and even advised President Trump.
Attorney: Too Little Cash For Transgender Killing DefenseThe head of Missouri's public defender system says a suspect in the killing of a transgender teen should be spared from facing the death sentence if he's convicted because there isn't enough money to adequately defend him.