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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. Lynch et al

The ACLU and Planned Parenthood filed suit challenging a provision in Maine law that requires that abortions be performed solely by physicians and blocks qualified advanced practice clinicians (APCs) from doing so, despite their rigorous post-graduate training and extensive clinical experience.

September 20, 2017 Reproductive Freedom

Leuthy et al. v. LePage

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.

August 8, 2017 Freedom of Expression

Filler v. Kellett (amicus brief)

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.

October 18, 2016 Criminal Justice

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