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 2018 Legal Docket details our legal cases and actions taken in 2017-2018. You may also view our past legal dockets here.

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The Right to Bail

Except in extraordinary circumstances, persons accused of a crime have a right to be released while awaiting trial. 

September 14, 2018 Criminal Justice

Promote the Vote

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. 

September 6, 2018 Voting Rights

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