A cornerstone of our society, equal protection of the law is guaranteed by the Fifth and Fourteenth Amendments and reinforced by hundreds of local, state and federal civil rights laws. The ACLU fights to ensure that no one is subjected to unconstitutional discrimination based on race, ethnicity, national origin, sex, age, disability, religious affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, or citizenship status.
Hinton v. District of Columbia – Challenging Department of Corrections’ Policy of Discriminatorily Housing Transgender Individuals Based on “Anatomy” Rather Than Gender IdentityMay 11, 2021
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- October 31, 2018
National Fair Housing Alliance v. Carson - Defending Regulation Requiring Jurisdictions to Take Affirmative Steps to Promote Fair HousingMay 8, 2018
Almaqrami v. Pompeo (formerly P.K. v. Tillerson) - Challenging Refusal To Process Certain Countries’ Nationals Who Won “Diversity Visa” LotteryAugust 3, 2017
Ortiz-Diaz v. U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development - Challenging Denial of Federal Employee’s Lateral Transfer Request Based on RaceSeptember 16, 2016