Do YOU Know Your Rights?

Request a training to learn more about your rights during police encounters.

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ACLU Briefing Paper on Deaths in Police Encounters

At least 109 police-involved killings since 2010; Victims from counties across Maryland

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2015 ACLU State Legislative Priorities

Opportunities to expand and protect your rights in Annapolis

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Stay Connected and Informed

Sign-up for our weekly emails to stay up to date on civil liberties in Maryland

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Transform Baltimore

The ACLU of Maryland's Education Reform Project is leading the campaign for a funding plan to renovate and modernize every Baltimore City school building by 2020.

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Building Communities of Opportunity

Learn about the ACLU's Fair Housing Program and the landmark case Thompson v. HUD.

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Tackling Overincarceration in Maryland

The U.S. has 25% of the world’s prison population - learn more about out what the ACLU is doing in Maryland to change that

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Local Police Enforcement of Immigration Detainers

Most immigrants in Maryland now live in counties that refuse to detain individuals for ICE without a judicial warrant

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04/24

GROUPS TO CALL ON GOVERNOR HOGAN TO TAKE ACTION FOLLOWING DEATH OF FREDDIE GRAY

Maryland Coalition for Justice and Equality presses for executive action to address systemic and structural issues >>

04/21

ACLU STATEMENT ON DEATH OF FREDDIE GRAY IN POLICE CUSTODY

Read briefing paper on police-involved killings >>

04/14

MARIJUANA DECRIMINALIZATION FIX BILL PASSES GENERAL ASSEMBLY, HEADS TO GOVERNOR’S DESK

Legislation to remove criminal penalties for possession of marijuana paraphernalia was approved by the General Assembly. >>

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