In September 2017, the ACLU filed a federal lawsuit challenging Michigan’s practice of permitting state-contracted child placement agencies to reject qualified same-sex couples based on the agenci
The ACLU of Michigan is the leading proponent of Promote the Vote, a proposed constitutional amendment to strengthen voting rights and modernize our election system in Michigan with no-reason absentee voting, same-day voter registration, and other important reforms.
In 2016 a Michigan prisoner named Dustin Szot died under suspicious circumstances.
In January 2017 Detroit Police Chief James Craig was provided with the report of the Committee on Race and Equality (CORE), a special investigative committee he had established in response to complaints of discrimination within the department.
In 2013, the ACLU of Michigan won a class action lawsuit against the Michigan Department of Corrections (MDOC) on behalf of Muslim prisoners whose meals did not comply with the halal requirements of Islam.