A native of Mexico, Elvira Hernandez joined the ACLU of Michigan in 2016. To help celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, she agreed to participate in a wide-ranging Q&A that touches on her life.
Defending Our Rights to Equality, Liberty, and Justice in Michigan
Mr. Bryant, a Black man with physical disabilities, had his constitutional rights violated, his beloved pet seized, and criminal charges filed against him. All he wanted was a little assistance for his...
With the U.S. Supreme Court now dominated by a conservative majority that apparently has no shame in overturning well-established rulings that protect civil liberties, members of the LGBTQ+ community would...
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.