Still Blocking the Exit

New report features stories of people given parole-eligible life sentences yet denied release.

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2015 ACLU State Legislative Priorities

Opportunities to expand and protect your rights in Annapolis

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Right to Videotape Police

The case brought by Chris Sharp against the Baltimore City Police Department has played a key role in championing the First Amendment right to videotape police actions in public.

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Transform Baltimore

The ACLU of Maryland's Education Reform Project is leading the campaign for a funding plan to renovate and modernize every Baltimore City school building by 2020.

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Building Communities of Opportunity

Learn about the ACLU's Fair Housing Program and the landmark case Thompson v. HUD.

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Tackling Overincarceration in Maryland

The U.S. has 25% of the world’s prison population - learn more about out what the ACLU is doing in Maryland to change that

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Local Police Enforcement of Immigration Detainers

Most immigrants in Maryland now live in counties that refuse to detain individuals for ICE without a judicial warrant

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01/20

REPORT TELLS STORIES OF PEOPLE GIVEN PAROLE-ELIGIBLE LIFE SENTENCES YET DENIED RELEASE

ACLU seeks to pass bill to depoliticize the parole process >>

12/23

JUDGE AWARDS FULL ATTORNEYS FEES IN RACIAL PROFILING CASE

Ruling upholds value of using public information law to hold government accountable >>

12/11

MARYLAND HIGH COURT AGREES TO HEAR POLICE ACCOUNTABILITY CASE

Court to review case concerning access to information about citizen complaints of police misconduct >>

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