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New England ACLU Affiliates v. United States DHS et al.

ACLU affiliates in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont filed a lawsuit to require government agencies to turn over records about civil rights violations arising from immigration enforcement in their states. The lawsuit was filed against the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, U.S.

May 8, 2018 Immigrants' Rights

ACLU of Maine v. United States DHS et al.

The ACLU of Maine filed a lawsuit against Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) after the agencies failed to turn over records about investigations into the citizenship status of bus passengers in Maine.


May 1, 2018 Immigrants' Rights Privacy

Ali v. Long Creek, et al.

An 11-year-old boy with mental illness was brutally beaten by guards at Long Creek Youth Development Center. Despite the absence of any physical threat, the guards entered his cell and bashed his face against a metal bed frame, knocking out his front teeth.

March 14, 2018 Youth Rights Criminal Justice

Jenkins et al v. Almy et al

The American Civil Liberties Union, Planned Parenthood, and the ACLU of Maine filed a federal lawsuit to challenge a Maine law that severely restricts access to abortion care in the medically underserved state.

September 20, 2017 Reproductive Freedom

Leuthy et al v. LePage

The ACLU of Maine filed a lawsuit against Gov. Paul LePage over his continued unlawful practice of censoring people on the official “Paul LePage, Maine’s Governor” Facebook page.

August 8, 2017 Freedom of Expression

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