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David v. Missouri Public Defender Commission

Groundbreaking Law Suit Targets State of Missouri for Unconstitutional Public Defender Waiting Lists. Challenges practice that has forced thousands throughout to navigate criminal legal process without counsel

February 28, 2020

Sarah Townsend v. Unknown Officer Williams

In August 2018, Sarah Townsend went to the Mobil Gas Station on West Florissant in Dellwood in order to buy gasoline and a soda. There, while Townsend was at a gas pump, a man using a manual wheelchair approached her and engaged her in conversation. Whi

October 18, 2019

Andrea Martinez v. The United States of America, Everett Chase and Ronett Sasse

ACLU of Missouri sued two federal ICE officers for cruelly mistreating a Kansas City immigration lawyer at an ICE facility. In June of last year, lawyer Andrea Martinez followed the ICE officers’ orders to accompany her three-year-old client into an ICE Enforcement and Removal Operations Facility

October 10, 2019

Langford v. City of St. Louis

The ACLU of Missouri filed a lawsuit against the city of St. Louis on behalf of a protestor unconstitutionally arrested during the 2017 Women’s March.

December 6, 2018