The ACLU of Alaska today announced the hiring of Legal Director Stephen Koteff & Policy Director Triada Stampas. Our dramatic growth in membership, activity, and visibility over the last two years necessitated separating the previous role of legal and policy director into these separate positions.
The ACLU of Alaska, independent expenditure group Dunleavy for Alaska, and Alaska resident Eric Siebels have won their lawsuit against the State of Alaska over the state’s enforcement of a statute barring political signs near roadways.
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.