The ACLU of Alaska works tirelessly in the courts to defend your constitutional rights and expand your civil liberties. We specialize in impact litigation, which means that we carefully and thoughtfully represent clients in lawsuits that have the potential to not just help them, but also a large number of Alaskans.

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ACLU of Alaska v. Dunleavy

The ACLU of Alaska filed suit against Governor Dunleavy to block his administration’s attempt to punish the Alaska Court System by vetoing $334,700 in its 2020 budget because the Alaska Supreme Court ruled in a manner at odds with his political views.

July 17, 2019

United States v. Basey

Investigators relied on 18 U.S.C. § 2703(f) to compel Yahoo! to copy and preserve Mr. Basey’s emails and other account data—without getting a warrant—for nine months.

March 1, 2019

Blanford and Bellville v. Dunleavy

Drs. Blanford and Bellville were psychiatrists who worked at the Alaska Psychiatric Institute (API) and were employed by the State of Alaska.
January 10, 2019

Bakalar v. Dunleavy

Elizebeth (Libby) Bakalar was employed by the State of Alaska as an assistant attorney general in the Department of Law for over twelve years.
January 10, 2019

Hall v. Alaska DOC

Brian Hall is a prisoner at Goose Creek Correctional Center (“GCCC”) who is a member of the Cherokee Nation, a Native American tribe. Mr.

November 27, 2018

ACLU of Alaska v. Alaska DOT

Alaska Statute 19.25.105 prohibits “outdoor advertising” on or within 660 feet of state rights-of-way for interstate, primary, and secondary highways within Alaska. This statute effectively prohibits thousands of Alaskans from displaying political speech anywhere on their own property.

November 26, 2018

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