The family of Korryn and Kodi Gaines is suing to bring accountability for Kodi Gaines. Seven years ago, Baltimore County Police Officer Royce Ruby shot and killed 23-year-old Korryn Gaines. In the process,...
Defending civil rights and civil liberties in Maryland
On Dec. 4, the Maryland Supreme Court will have an opportunity to address this crisis of impunity when it hears a case in which lower courts radically expanded the reach of qualified immunity to excuse the...
Teens Launched Youth Justice Action Month to Defend Children’s Rights
Civil Rights Organizations File Brief Urging Maryland Appellate Court to Defend Public Education for Baltimore City Schoolchildren
LDF, ACLU of Maryland, and the law firm BakerHostetler filed an appellate brief in Bradford v. MSBE on behalf of Baltimore City Public Schools (BCPSS) families, urging the state appeals court to reverse an...
The ACLU of Maryland firmly supports CASA and their fundamental First Amendment right to issue statements of public concern in the public forum.
Reforms Will Bring Greater Transparency and Accountability, in Memory of Eastern Shore Teenager Killed By Police
In the courts
Defend Anton's Law in Montgomery County
Update: On February 24, 2023, Judge Karla Smith granted the right of the Maryland Coalition for Justice and Police Accountability to intervene in the Montgomery County FOP lawsuit. The judge vacated Montgomery County’s agreement with the FOP to litigate the case in secret, saying it was improper.