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When People Tell Their Stories, Change Happens

The ACLU believes the constitution protects everyone. Our work ensures Missouri respects every individual’s civil liberties – no matter who they are or how they identify.

June 1, 2018

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

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