Aug 16, 2017
"In its current phase, Operation Rio Grande appears to rely on simply more of the same ineffective attempts to control the complex social issues of poverty, substance use disorder and mental illness through the same traditional mechanisms of our broken criminal justice system."
Aug 16, 2017
“We want to be sure that Utah’s youth, and the adults in their lives, are aware that there are new rules about how youth are to be treated when they come into contact with the juvenile justice system.”
Aug 10, 2017
Nearly two months have passed since we last blogged about the ever-unfolding story of President Trump's Muslim Ban. Time for an update!
Aug 08, 2017
"Because your social media pages are a public forum, your blocking of these individuals is an unconstitutional restriction on their right to free speech under the First Amendment.”
Aug 03, 2017
"You can imagine how frustrating this situation was, and still is, for Syrian, Arab, and Muslim-Americans."
Jul 31, 2017
August & September, 2017. The ACLU of Utah is working non-stop to protect our freedoms. To learn more, stop by our booth at one of the upcoming events and talk with a staff member or one of our wonderful volunteers.
Jul 19, 2017
The ACLU of Utah is thrilled to announce that MaríadelMar González, a local grassroots activist and community advocate, has been hired to fill a brand new position. She will assist our integrated advocacy efforts to advance our priorities at the state and local level while strengthening community connections and supporting coalitions in protecting civil rights and civil liberties for all people in Utah.
Jul 05, 2017
The ACLU of Utah has learned that the State of Utah is requesting comment from the public on new administrative rules about who can be admitted to juvenile detention facilities, and for what reasons.