A D.C. attorney and the former executive director of the city’s chapter of the ALCU says he will file a lawsuit to prevent federal agencies from leaving the District if a statehood bill is not passed.
Attorney General Eric Holder was just months into the job when he announced plans to prosecute the accused mastermind of the Sept. 11 attacks and other alleged co-conspirators in a New York courtroom, rather than through the Guantanamo Bay military commission process.
A Maryland woman whose pregnancy discrimination case will be heard by the U.S. Supreme Court is getting support from the American Civil Liberties Union.
Connecting to the web on the road is a convenience that could be harming us. What is saved and shared has people concerned.
Maryland officials have met with members of the legal community to discuss how to help unaccompanied children from Central America who have crossed the border.
Revelations over the past few years about how U.S. security officials have the ability to track people through phone, email and other electronic records are making it harder for journalists to report on what the government is doing, two human rights groups say.
New federal guidelines on job discrimination against pregnant workers could have a big impact on the workplace and in the courtroom.
Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., reportedly made a comparison between “boatloads of Jewish immigrants” turned away from the U.S. as they attempted escape from Nazi Germany and the current influx of illegal immigrants coming across the border today.
The western Maryland town of Hancock is rescinding an ordinance that put time limits on front-yard campaign signs after the American Civil Liberties Union objected on First Amendment grounds.
The U.S. government wants to give the public less information about its legal justification for using drones to kill Americans suspected of terrorism overseas.