As residents of Prince George's Co., the litmus test for whether this new council is genuinely dedicated to the concerns of the people, particularly, the needs of residents from less affluent, over-policed...
Defending civil rights and civil liberties in Maryland
Speakers highlight the importance of the Child Interrogation Protection Act, amid apparent increasing non-compliance by police.
Rep. David Trone Echoes ACLU Call for Termination of Partnership Agreement Between ICE and Frederick County Sheriff
U.S. Congressman David Trone (MD-6) has sent a letter urging Alejandro Mayorkas, secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), to terminate an immigration enforcement agreement between Immigration...
ACLU Files Federal Administrative Complaint Calling on U.S. Dept of Homeland Security to Investigate the Frederick County Sheriff, Charles Jenkins
In response to Frederick County Sheriff Charles Jenkins’ federal indictment on criminal charges, misuse of office, and poor civil rights record, the national ACLU and the ACLU of Maryland filed an...
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.