The ACLU-DC commends today’s release of the Fair Budget Coalition’s annual budget report, which urges District leaders to make strategic investments in policies that will remove barriers to justice and address systemic social, racial, and economic inequality in our communities.
Defending our rights to equality, liberty, and justice
In what should have been a routine eviction, the marshals stormed into the apartment shouting and with guns drawn: an entrance more akin to a SWAT-team raid than an eviction.
The U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia has dropped all charges against 129 people facing felony and misdemeanor charges in connection with the Inauguration Day 2017 protest. Charges against 59 defendants remain pending in D.C. Superior Court.
For too long, access to money, not public support or policy positions, has often determined who can run for office and who is elected.