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In a landmark decision, a federal appeals court unanimously ruled today that the NSA’s phone-records surveillance program is unlawful.
Utah’s Second District Court will hear Weber County and Ogden City’s objections to a proposed order vacating two misdemeanor convictions against Leland McCubbin.
The ACLU of Utah and the national ACLU LGBT Project filed a lawsuit today to force the State Office of Vital Records and Statistics to recognize a married same-sex couple as legal parents of their child.
Religion does not give us the right to discriminate. Utah must reject HB 322 because it runs counter to SB 296, and because it sanctions discrimination in the name of religion.
A historic piece of legislation was introduced today that will provide long-needed, express protections for gay and transgender Utahns from discrimination in housing and employment.
Survey by community-based organizations shows that Utahns see drug use as a public health issue, not a criminal justice issue.
ACLU of Utah cautiously optimistic about HB384, “Correctional Amendments,” criminal justice reform bill based on CCJJ/Pew recommendations.
ACLU of Utah Applauds LDS Church’s Support of Discrimination Protection for Gay and Transgender Utahns
We hope this support will lead to the enactment of meaningful, state-level legal protections for gay and transgender people in Utah.
The Senate Select Committee on Intelligence released the executive summary and findings of its landmark report on the CIA’s rendition, secret detention, and torture program.
The ACLU of Utah is disappointed that the State of Utah is a plaintiff to a lawsuit that seeks the deportation of “Dreamers” and the parents of United States citizens and legal permanent residents.
Settlement Reached Following Federal Court Decision to Block Key Provisions in Utah’s HB 497 and Impose Limits on Enforcement of “Show me Your Papers” Provision.
The ACLU supports the President for taking necessary action to restore some fairness to our broken immigration system ...
A press conference with a panel of experts and activists will take place on Friday, November 21, 2014 at 12:30 pm on the South steps of the Utah State Capitol.
Class action petition filed requesting that all convictions of individuals charged with violating the Ogden gang injunction be vacated.
Supreme Court Lets Stand Four Appeals Court Decisions Requiring States to Allow Same-Sex Couples to Marry
We are thrilled with the decision this morning by the United States Supreme Court to deny cert in all seven pending petitions in the marriage cases, including the Utah case Kitchen v. Herbert.
Enrique Uroza and Salt Lake County have settled a civil-rights lawsuit against the County and Sheriff Jim Winder. Mr. Uroza alleged that County jail officials had unlawfully detained him to investigate his immigration status in the summer of 2011.
The U.S. Supreme Court has granted an emergency stay requested by Utah governor in Evans v. Utah.
The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals denied Utah's request to suspend a lower court ruling ordering Utah to recognize the over 1,000 marriages of same-sex couples who were legally married in Utah.