We are proud to report that our own Mark P. Fancher will be inducted into the Michigan Lawyers Weekly Hall of Fame-Class of 2024!
Today, the ACLU of Michigan announced that, after conducting an extensive search, it has chosen longtime staff member Merissa Kovach to be the organization’s new political director.
New Report Confirms Significant Racial Disparities Exist in Washtenaw County’s Criminal Legal System
The results of the report demonstrate the critical need for all agencies within the criminal legal system to track, analyze, and publicly share data about decision-making and its impact.
ACLU: MSP-Commissioned Report Confirms that Practices, Policies, and Inadequate Trooper Training Have Likely Contributed to Racial Disparities
DETROIT – The ACLU of Michigan released the following statement in response to a report that the Michigan State Police (MSP) commissioned and released today:
ACLU Sends Letter Signaling Concern Over the University of Michigan’s Stifling of Student Speech and Advocacy Related to Crisis in Palestine and Israel
DETROIT - Today, the ACLU of Michigan sent a letter to the University of Michigan expressing concern with recent actions university officials have taken that have censored, suppressed, and punished student speech and advocacy relating to the ongoing crisis in Palestine and Israel.
Juvenile Justice Advocates Send Letter Urging Michigan Senate to Pass Legislation that Provides Legal Representation for Children
LANSING, Mich. – Today, juvenile justice advocates shared an open letter with the Michigan Senate, calling on it to pass legislation that mandates legal representation for children entangled in the criminal legal system. Specifically, advocates urge the Senate to pass House Bill 4630, which would re