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 2019 Legal Docket details our legal cases and actions taken in 2018 - 2019. You may also view our past legal dockets here.

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The Right to Literacy

In November 2018 the ACLU of Michigan filed a friend-of-the-court brief in the Sixth Circuit supporting a group of students in Detroit who are suing the state over its lack of support for literacy in the public schools.

January 23, 2020 Student Rights