The Spring 2020 issue of Liberty Reporter newsmagazine is out--with a cover montage about how our staff is responding to the COVID-19 pandemic, plus other stories about our voting rights work in Weber County and across the state, a preview of the upcoming U.S. Supreme Court decisions, and a profile of our newest and fifteenth full-time employee, Immigrants' Rights Legal Fellow Valentina De Fex.
The Fall 2019 issue of Liberty Reporter newsmagazine is out--with a cover story about high-tech threats to Utahns' right to privacy, plus other stories on the 2020 legislative session, Smart Justice's campaign for greater transparency, and the ACLU of Utah's new voting rights campaign.
The Spring 2019 edition of Liberty Reporter newsmagazine is out--with a cover story on the 19 fatal police shootings in 2018, a recap of the recent Utah Legislative Session, and the announcement of our voting rights and education campaign ahead of the 2020 election.
"Are You Ready to Vote?" is the big question we ask on the cover of the Fall 2018 edition of Liberty Reporter. Inside the issue is a special report on the 2018 elections, including first-person reporting on the historic vote in San Juan County, and an overview of the three ballot initiatives Utah voters will consider this year. Our new Southern Utah Community Outreach Coordinator wrote a letter describing her busy first month on the job, and we give you a preview of an upcoming report that outlines our serious concerns with Operation Rio Grande. Check out the latest issue of Liberty Reporter today!
Our cover story "Fighting Back" describes the ordeal of Berenice Resendiz, whose family experienced two SWAT-style immigration raids that terrified her young children and violated their Fourth Amendment rights. You can also read about the ACLU of Utah’s new Campaign for Smart Justice, our voting rights victory for Navajo residents of San Juan County, our legislative wrap up, and so much more.
Check out some of the highlights of our most recent legal, legislative, public education and advocacy work. This newsletter includes: our new report “From the Utah Statehouse to the Utah Prison;” a review of civil liberties concerns with Operation Rio Grande; and a look at the tragic shooting death of Patrick Harmon by Salt Lake City Police. We also introduce our new staff member María del Mar González and say a very sad farewell to Strategic Communications Manager Anna Thomas. Read about all of this and much more.
In this issue: The ACLU of Utah’s 55th Emerald Anniversary Bill of Rights Celebration was a sparkling success! The Director's Chair: The Time is NOW to take action for immigration reform; Member Profile: Paul Wharton and Ethel Hale; On The Hill: Legislative Report; We Walked With Pride For Equality; Federal Lawsuit Filed Over Use Of Tear Gas In Utah State Prison’s Mental Health Wing; Unconstitutional Weber County Gang Injunction Argued Before Utah Supreme Court; Film Screening & Panel Discussion Commemorates 50th Anniversary Of Right To An Attorney; Marriage Equality, Gene Patents, and Privacy; 2013 Membership Meeting and Open House; and more ...
In this issue: 2013 Bill of Rights BREAKFAST Celebration; Love Utah Give Utah; On The Hill - Legislative Report; Utah's HB 497 Reviewed By Judge; Lawsuit Filed Over Gang Sweep At West High School; Teenage Activists Wow Scholarship Selection Committee; Suffrage - Plan-B Theatre Special Opportunity For ACLU Supporters; and more ... Read the PDF >>
In this issue: In Memoriam: David Bert Havas; Bequests Help ACLU Succeed; On the Hill: Legislative Report- Privacy & Technology - Death Penalty - Reproductive Freedom; AARP Honors ACLU Volunteer: Challenge to Utah's "Show Me Your Papers" Law Still In Court; Freedom To Flip The Bird; Ogden's "Gang Injunction Appealed to Utah Supreme Court And Immediate Stay Requested; VICTORY! Brigham City Repeals Unconstitutional "Free Speech Zone" Ordinance; Ban On E-Signatures Appealed; Davis School District Restricts Access to Library Book, Raising Constitutional Concerns; VICTORY! Rally Proceeds Due To ACLU Advocacy; Civil Liberties Hero: Brian Barnard Read the PDF >>
In this Issue: Opponents of HB 497, "Show Me Your Papers Law," Have Day In Court; The Directors Chair; The Legacy Challenge; On The Hill: 2012 Legislative Report; Always On The Look-Out For Civil Liberties Violations; ACLU of Utah Welcomes New Legal Director; Release of Chemicals At State Prison Prompts Investigation; and more … Read the PDF >>