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.
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.
UPDATE: This case has settled. The administrators of the official "Paul LePage, Maine's Governor" page agreed to unblock our clients and to stop blocking people based on their viewpoint for the remainder of Gov. LePage's time in office.
The American Civil Liberties Union sent coordinated Freedom of Information Act requests to officials in Kansas, Indiana, New Hampshire, Maine and the U.S.
The ACLU of Maine and five other New England ACLU affiliates today filed a lawsuit demanding government documents about the on-the-ground implementation of President Trump’s Muslim bans.
A former Hancock County prosecutor should not be immune from prosecution for tampering with evidence and advising police to ignore a judicial subpoena. The ACLU of Maine joined the national ACLU and the Maine Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers on a friend-of-the-court brief in the case.