Cities Demanding More Oversight Over Police Surveillance ProgramsCities across the country are demanding more oversight over police surveillance programs.
ACLU Bills Would Require Transparency On Police SurveillanceBills being introduced in nearly a dozen cities will aim to force police departments to disclose the surveillance technologies they use, the American Civil Liberties Union and other transparency advocates announced Wednesday.
ACLU Calls On Hogan To Withhold $5M For Private SchoolsThe ACLU the state's teachers' union are calling on Gov. Larry Hogan to withhold $5 million in state funding for private school vouchers.
Md. Withdraws Proposal To Ban Letters To InmatesState prison officials in Maryland want to impose the nation's first total ban on letters to inmates at state facilities.
ACLU Says Reporters Barred From Pocomoke Council MeetingThe American Civil Liberties Union of Maryland says reporters were illegally barred from a Pocomoke City council meeting during which the recent firing of the town's police chief was discussed.
Police Accountability To Be Topic Of ACLU DinnerPolice accountability will be the topic of discussion at an annual ACLU dinner.
Baltimore Police Getting Re-Schooled On The LawAs police battle crime, they're also trying to restore public trust and confidence in the department. That's why they kicked off a new training program to make sure their officers are operating within the law.
Report: 109 People Killed By Police In Md. In 4 YearsEncounters with police in Maryland resulted in the deaths of at least 109 people during a four-year span, according to a report released Wednesday by the American Civil Liberties Union.
ACLU Sues NSA; Says They're CyberspyingText, Tweet or browse. Is the NSA following what you do on the internet?
ACLU: Women Grossly Underrepresented In Service AcademiesThe Naval Academy in Annapolis is targeted in a new lawsuit. A women's veterans group wants three U.S. service academies to give up information about how many women they do and do not admit.
ACLU: Parole Board Should Have Final Say On Inmate ReleaseGiving parole where parole is due. The ACLU and other organizations are calling on lawmakers to give the state parole board final say over the release of inmates.
Maryland Court To Consider Lawsuit CapThe outcome of a case under consideration by Maryland’s highest court could have a major impact on all lawsuits brought against local governments, especially lawsuits brought by families of those wrongly killed by police.