Senior staff attorney Miriam Aukerman has the following reaction:
The American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan sent a letter to the Michigan Supreme Court Chief Justice Bridget McCormack today urging the court not to authorize remote jury trials for criminal cases in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
ACLU Announces Statewide Prosecutorial Accountability Campaign, “The Power of Prosecutors,” Ahead of 2020 Elections
New website houses candidates’ responses to survey on police accountability, combatting racism, ending mass incarceration, transparency, and juvenile justice.
Update: Listen to the ACLU media briefing held the morning of the SCOTUS decision and victory.
ACLU Urges Law Enforcement Officials to Not Pursue Prosecutions Against Protesters Against Police Brutality
Today the American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan (ACLU) sent a letter to law enforcement officials in Michigan urging them not to pursue prosecutions, or dismiss charges, against protesters during the last two weeks arising from protests against police brutality.
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