The ACLU of Maine has joined with ACLU affiliates around the country in a letter to the U.S. Department of Treasury seeking an investigation into the widespread, improper use of COVID relief funds to build and expand jails and prisons, including the money allocated in Penobscot County.
Superior Court Justice Daniel I. Billings issued a blistering opinion against the Maine County Commissioners’ Association Risk Pool in a groundbreaking Freedom of Access Act case.
The ACLU of Maine will present oral arguments to the Maine Supreme Judicial Court on Tuesday arguing that the state constitution requires a more strict adherence to Miranda rights than required by current federal law.
A day after the federal government announced that it has extended the deadline for Mainers to comply with REAL ID requirements, the ACLU of Maine called on the US Congress to end the deeply flawed policy once and for all.
Arthur Padilla has been named the new executive director for the ACLU of Maine.
Abbe Museum, ACLU of Maine, Maine Indian Tribal-State Commission and Wabanaki Alliance Release Report About Implementation of 2001 Wabanaki Studies Law
A new study finds that despite a 21-year-old law requiring all Maine K-12 schools to teach students about the Wabanaki Tribes school districts across the state, school districts have failed to include Wabanaki Studies consistently and appropriately in their curriculum.