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
In 2019, the Assessment Department of Jackson County reassessed the tax value of approximately 296,000 homes. Many minority homeowners saw severe jumps in their property values. Nearly 24,000 properties were assessed at double – or more – their previous assessed values.
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
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
On September 30, 2019, the ACLU of Missouri sued Texas County, Missouri associate circuit judge Douglas Gaston and several deputy sheriffs. Together, the judge and sheriffs detained, restrained, and drug tested three people without cause.
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.