In June, New York’s Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed into law a measure Ms. Sanchez and other supporters of immigrant rights, including the ACLU of Michigan, would like to see duplicated in Michigan.
Facial recognition technology is racially biased and threatens privacy. The Detroit Police Department has no place using it.
Today a diverse coalition of twelve local civil rights organizations urged the Detroit Board of Police Commissioners to reject the Detroit Police Department’s (DPD) proposed use of facial recognition technology in a joint letter.
Sharee Miller was fired for reporting severe abuse of fellow inmates. Under this new settlement, prisoners can report without retaliation.
The ACLU of Michigan has settled a federal lawsuit after the Michigan Department of Corrections agreed to a major policy change that will allow prisoners to report any abuse they witness of other inmates.
Detroit's poorest residents are being denied access to water. We've filed a petition to avoid a health emergency.
Residents at more than 112,000 Detroit households had their water disconnected between 2014 and October 2018, simply because they couldn’t afford to pay.
It was a do or die moment. Literally.
From the age of 5, Aimee Stephens had known she wasn’t like the boys she grew up with in a staunch Baptist family in Fayetteville, N.C. There was the boy seen by others, and the girl she knew she really was.
The ACLU of Michigan filed a brief today urging the Michigan Supreme Court to reject the legislature’s attempt to undermine the will of the voters by removing citizen-led proposals from the ballot through an anti-democratic maneuver known as “adopt and amend.”