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May 31, 2001
DETROIT — As the Executive Director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan and as vice-chair of ALPACT, Advocates and Leaders for Police and Community Trust, a coalition of civil rights organizations, national, state and local law enforcement agencies, and community organizations that
May 22, 2001
DETROIT — The American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan today announced that Alec Gibbs of Fenton Senior High School is one of 12 high school seniors nationwide to be awarded a $4,000 college scholarship in recognition of his exceptional contributions to the struggle to defend civil liberties.
RELATED ISSUESFree Speech
April 29, 2001
DETROIT- Supporting the public's right to speak out on public issues without fear of retaliation, a Macomb County Circuit Court judge dismissed a lawsuit against Janet Donahue, a woman who complained about noise from a neighboring steel business.
April 26, 2001
For the second time in four years, a Michigan statute regarding abortion has been stuck down in federal court.
ACLU Press Release: Court Again Upholds A Woman's Right to Choose
A new study shows that gender-based pay inequities cost Michigan women $9 billion a year.
RELATED ISSUESWomen’s Rights
April 10, 2001
DETROIT — Acting on behalf of 21 young African-American men who were stopped by the police while riding their bikes, the American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan today joined in a racial profiling lawsuit against Eastpointe officials and police officers.
February 12, 2001
DETROIT — The American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan and the Center for Constitutional Rights in New York agree that residents of the City of Detroit were illegally deprived of the right to elect t
RELATED ISSUESRacial Justice
November 14, 2000
Fred Lipke picked up $2000 from the City of Wayne Police Department today. A police officer had seized the money from Lipke this June when Lipke brought it to the police station to bail out a friend.
October 18, 2000
The ACLU of Michigan and National Lawyer's Guild today filed a motion to dismiss charges levied against 13 protesters for wearing Lone Ranger masks during a June demonstration protesting air quality in downtown Detroit held at the same time as meetings of the Organization of American States in Wi
RELATED ISSUESCriminal Justice