Discrimination

ACLU of Michigan Responds to Backlash Against Proposed School Guidelines

ACLU of Michigan Responds to Backlash Against Proposed School Guidelines

2016-03-24 00:00:00

Amy Hunter, Coordinator of the ACLU Transgender Advocacy Project, today issued the following statement addressing the State of Michigan Board of Education Statement and Guidance on Safe and Supportive Learning Environments for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning (LGBTQ) Students.

We strongly urge that the Michigan Department of Education adopt in full the draft guidelines from the State Board of Education and that local school districts statewide implement them.

School District Discriminated Against Girl and Her Service Dog, ACLU Contends in Federal Lawsuit

School District Discriminated Against Girl and Her Service Dog, ACLU Contends in Federal Lawsuit

2012-12-17 00:00:00

The American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan filed a federal lawsuit today on behalf of an eight-year-old student with cerebral palsy who was barred from bringing her doctor-prescribed service dog to school. The lawsuit was filed against the Napoleon School District and the Jackson County Intermediate School District for violating the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

Detroit Settles ACLU Lawsuit Challenging Police Sting Operation Against Gay Men

Detroit Settles ACLU Lawsuit Challenging Police Sting Operation Against Gay Men

2002-07-23 00:00:00

DETROIT — The ACLU of Michigan announced today that a settlement has been reached with the City of Detroit in a constitutional challenge of the undercover sting operations in Rouge Park that targeted gay men or men perceived to be gay.

"This agreement will result in a much needed change in the Department’s practices that were based on unconstitutional ordinances,” said Jay Kaplan, staff attorney for the ACLU Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Project.  “We’re obviously very pleased with the outcome.” 

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Amy Hunter, Coordinator of the ACLU Transgender Advocacy Project, today issued the following statement addressing the State of Michigan Board of Education...
December 17, 2012 Discrimination
The American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan filed a federal lawsuit today on behalf of an eight-year-old student with cerebral palsy who was barred from...
July 23, 2002 Discrimination
DETROIT — The ACLU of Michigan announced today that a settlement has been reached with the City of Detroit in a constitutional challenge of the undercover...
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