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2018 Activity

ACLU raises transparency concerns about Baltimore Police Review Board meeting

On the agenda is discussion of controversial Harlem Park cordon

Issues: Racial Justice Police Practices Open Government

ACLU Wins Free Speech Settlement Over Governor Hogan's Facebook Censorship

New Social Media Policy Provides Broad Access for Constituents

Issues: Free Speech Open Government

Victory for Maryland transgender students

Federal Court Rules Maryland Transgender Boy's Access to Restrooms and Locker Rooms that Align With His Gender Identity is Protected by Law

Issues: LGBT Rights Youth Rights Women's Rights School Climate

ACLU Urges Harford County Schools Not to Ban Students from Participating in Walkout

ACLU Also Releases “Fact Sheet” on Student Walkouts in Public Schools


Activist Groups File Lawsuit Challenging Free Speech Restrictions at Lawyers' Mall

Suit Challenges as Unconstitutional State Regulation 
Blocking Solicitation During Demonstrations

Issues: Free Speech

Persistent Surveillance's cynical attempt to profit off Baltimore's trauma

ACLU-MD Statement re Persistent Surveillance Systems in Baltimore

Issues: Privacy & Technology Racial Justice Police Practices Due Process Criminal Justice

Government Accountability, Police Misconduct, and Baltimore's Gun Trace Task Force

Baltimore City cannot simply wash its hands of the matter and leave victims without any remedy

Issues: Racial Justice Police Practices Criminal Justice


The American Civil Liberties Union filed a brief today with the Supreme Court in support of a challenge brought by Maryland Republican voters who are contesting congressional redistricting lines drawn by the majority Democrats.

Issues: Voting Rights and Elections

Caucus of African American Leaders, ACLU Challenge Free Speech Restrictions at Lawyers' Mall

State Used Unconstitutional Regulation to Block Civil Rights Group from Raising Funds for a Maryland Victim of the Las Vegas Mass Shooting

Issues: Free Speech