Civil liberties groups are teaching District of Columbia residents about ways they can protect themselves during tense encounters with police.
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor has issued an order temporarily blocking gay marriage in Kansas.
A Maryland man who was fired from his job at a hair salon for being HIV positive has been reinstated and his employer has apologized.
After they say a Maryland man was fired from his job at a hair salon for being HIV positive, the ACLU of Maryland has filed a formal Charge of Discrimination on the his behalf with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
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.