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3 years 1 month ago

Denver settles DNC arrest lawsuit

DENVER (AP) - The American Civil Liberties Union and the city of Denver of have settled a lawsuit filed after the largest mass arrest during the 2008 Democratic National Convention. Senior U.S. District Judge Richard Matsch on Wednesday approved an agreement that ends a lawsuit brought by people who...

3 years 6 months ago

ACLU: Words alone crime is disturbing

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - The Boulder chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union says it finds disturbing a conviction of a man based only on his words. A jury on April 6 convicted 23-year-old Zachrey Harris of a misdemeanor charge of bias-motivated harassment. He faces up to 18 months...

4 years 3 months ago

ACLU sues over Boulder jail's mail policy

The American Civil Liberties Union of Colorado is suing over the Boulder County jail's policy of restricting inmates' outgoing mail to postcards. The ACLU claims in a lawsuit filed Tuesday in federal court in Denver that the policy is unconstitutional because inmates are reluctant to freely express themselves and...

4 years 11 months ago

$81 million a year donor halts gifts

The American Civil Liberties Union has lost a quarter of its yearly donations after a major donor cut off $19 million in annual donations because of economic difficulties. David Gelbaum, a wealthy California conservationist, said he was indefinitely stopping the donations that had made him the New York-based group's...

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