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ICE Continues to Detain Hundreds of Iraqis Despite Lack of Evidence of Flight Risk or Danger

By: Monica Andrade, Skadden Fellow, and Bonsitu Kitaba-Gaviglio, Staff Attorney, ACLU of Michigan “What did we do to deserve this?” “If they’re being deported, why are they still in detention?  And...

Open Letter to Juggalos: Gang Case Accomplished Many Goals

December 19, 2017
The ACLU of Michigan disagrees with the U.S. Court of Appeals decision yesterday dismissing our challenge to the FBI’s designation of Juggalos as a gang. Nonetheless, we are proud of what the case...

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Free Speech

SNYDER V. DOES: Frequently Asked Questions

In 2006 and 2011, the Michigan state legislature expanded the Sex Offender Registry Act (SORA) originally passed in 1994, creating harsher measures that imposed geographic exclusion zones barring...

Basic Facts About Michigan's Sex Offender Registry

In 2006 and 2011, the state legislature expanded the Sex Offender Registration Act (SORA), originally passed in 1994, creating harsher measures for registrants. The amendments retroactively made most...

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Free Speech

ACLU of Michigan 2017 Board Election Ballot

August 21, 2017
ACLU of Michigan 2017 Board Election Nominee Biographies The nominees to the Board all share a strong commitment to the mission of the ACLU and the qualities needed to serve as trustees of our...

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Free Speech

If President Trump’s Tweets Become Military Policy, the ACLU Will See Him in Court

Some days, I hardly recognize my government and the way it is supposed to comport to the principles of democracy and constitutional fairness. This week we had the Senate majority doggedly pushing for...

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LGBT Rights

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