The ACLU of Michigan files lawsuits that impact people’s rights by setting a legal precedent, or affecting the policies and actions of public officials. Our current Fall 2021 Legal Docket details our legal cases and actions taken in 2020-2021.

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ACLU of Michigan sues Oakland County Jail

In connection with a lawsuit against the Oakland County Jail, the ACLU of Michigan and our co-counsel at the Advancement Project, Civil Rights Corps, and the law firm of Pitt McGehee Palmer & Rivers, produced a video to provide honest and truthful information to people i

June 25, 2021

Iraqis Face Torture or Death if Deported: Hamama v. Adducci

The ACLU sued ICE in June 2017 on behalf of Iraqi residents and their families in the U.S., after ICE agents arrested more than 100 Iraqi nationals without warning — including many who came to the U.S. as children and who’ve lived in the U.S. for decades — in raids throughout Metro Detroit.

February 11, 2021 Immigrants' Rights