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Law for Liberation | A Summer of Civil Liberties

 
Jonathan Moore, ACLU of Michigan Communications Intern

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When most people hear words like “litigation” or “injunction”, the images these words conjure are often far from revolutionary or liberating.

Case numbers are called, people rise and sit, gavels bang, a symphony of patience, protocol and paper shuffling only understood by a select few.

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Making Flying While Brown Safe Again

Rachel Goodman, Staff Attorney, ACLU Racial Justice Program

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When Shoshana Hebshi boarded Frontier Flight 623 on September 11, 2011, she was heading home to Detroit Metro Airport from a visit to her sister in San Francisco. She couldn't have foreseen that being seated next to two other brown-skinned people would end up with her handcuffed, detained, and strip-searched by law enforcement.

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ACLU, Insane Clown Posse Appeal Judge’s Decision to Dismiss Juggalos’ Case Against the FBI


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Along with Insane Clown Posse, we're appealing a federal judge’s order dismissing the Juggalos’ case against the Department of Justice and Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Back in January, we filed the lawsuit on behalf of Juggalos (fans of ICP) after the U.S. government arbitrarily classified the entire fan base as a “hybrid” criminal gang.

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