Why We Sued the Missouri State Public Defender

In Gideon v. Wainwright, the Supreme Court of the United States refers to lawyers in criminal cases as necessities rather than luxuries. That is because without counsel the U.S. Constitution’s Sixth Amendment’s promise to a fair trial is broken.

May 22, 2018

Be Out. Be Loud. Be Proud.

ACLU of Missouri will be at Pride events around the state next month. We are thrilled to be celebrating with LGBT communities in neighborhoods from Kansas City to St. Louis and everywhere in between. 

May 22, 2018

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