The ACLU of Alaska has joined national partners on an amicus brief to explain to the U.S. Supreme Court and the State of Alaska that police may not retaliatorily arrest people for verbally challenging the police’s actions, even if probable cause for such an arrest otherwise exists.
The ACLU of Alaska has prevailed in our suit against the Kenai Peninsula Borough on behalf of Lance Hunt, Iris Fontana, & Elise Boyer, three Kenai residents who challenged the Borough Assembly’s unconstitutional restrictions on who may offer invocations at the beginning of their meetings.
Today, the ACLU of Alaska announced a settlement in a case filed against the Palmer Police Department (PPD) for their unlawful arrest of Alex Caceda, a Peruvian immigrant, at the request of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).
Today, the ACLU of Alaska released results of a new statewide poll showing Alaskans are concerned that Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation to the Supreme Court would negatively impact a wide range of issues they care about including voting rights, campaign finance reform, immigration policy, and more.
ACLU of Alaska Files Suit Against State of Alaska for Unconstitutional Crackdown on Political Speech
Anchorage, AK — Today, the American Civil Liberties Union of Alaska (ACLU), independent expenditure group Dunleavy for Alaska, and Alaska resident Eric Siebels jointly filed suit against the State of Alaska seeking to immediately block enforcement of a state statute barring political signs near r
The ACLU has prepared 10 relevant and appropriate questions for Kavanaugh and are asking our senators to ask and expect answers to them before they vote on Mr. Kavanaugh’s nomination.
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