This week, Aimee Stephen’s precedent-setting landmark U.S. Supreme Court case victory helped open the way to a Michigan Supreme Court ruling that LGBTQ+ people in our state have the undisputed right to live...
Defending Our Rights to Equality, Liberty, and Justice in Michigan
The egregious decision leaves little recourse for those who endure discrimination on the basis of race, sex, and disability.
By embracing these commonsense reforms, the 36th District Court has positioned itself to be a leader in addressing the longstanding misuses of cash bail that have plagued the criminal legal system statewide...
ACLU Applauds Michigan Supreme Court Ruling That State Civil Rights Law Protects LGBTQ People From Discrimination
The Court ruled today, in Rouch World LLC v. Michigan Department of Civil Rights (MDCR), that Michigan’s Elliott-Larsen Civil Rights Act (ELCRA) protects people from discrimination based on sexual...
ACLU Applauds Unanimous Michigan Supreme Court Ruling that the Grand Rapids Police Department Fingerprinting Policy is Unconstitutional
Grand Rapids Police Cannot Fingerprint People Who Have Not Been Charged with a Crime
Civil Rights Advocates and Detroit’s 36th District Court Reach Groundbreaking Agreement that Limits the Use of Cash Bail and Ensures Public Safety
The historic agreement includes common-sense reforms that protect people’s rights while keeping the community safe.