May 20, 2017
DETROIT--The White House has refused to release a memo from a commission established by Rudolph Giuliani that was created with the express purpose of creating a legal rationale for the Muslim Ban. Under a federal court order, the memo was to be...
ACLU of Michigan and the NAACP-LDF Call on Flint City Council to Impose a Moratorium on Property Liens for Unpaid Water BillsMay 16, 2017
The ACLU of Michigan and the NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund today urged the Flint City Council to suspend local efforts to impose property liens on thousands of Flint homeowners for failing to pay delinquent bills for contaminated...
Federal Court Orders Trump to Produce Giuliani Memo, Other Documents on How to Make Muslim Ban LegalMay 12, 2017
In response to a recent joint lawsuit filed by the Arab American Civil Rights League, the ACLU of Michigan and others, a federal judge on Thursday ordered President Donald Trump to turn over key documents related to his Executive Order banning...
February 23, 2017
Michigan’s emergency manager law is once again being fingered as a primary culprit in the lead poisoning of Flint’s water supply.
First, it was a gubernatorial task force. Then a bi-partisan legislative committee. Now, the Michigan’s...
Flint’s Lead Water Pipes To Be Replaced Under Proposed Settlement in Federal Safe Drinking Water CaseMarch 28, 2017
Residents of Flint will finally get their lead pipes replaced as a result of a settlement agreement being considered by a federal judge today. If approved, the settlement will require the State of Michigan and City of Flint to replace Flint’s...