LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — The American Civil Liberties Union and the ACLU of Arkansas filed emergency legal action tonight on behalf of Little Rock Family Planning to ensure patients in Arkansas can get an abortion if delaying their abortion until the expiration of the state’s emergency order would pushed
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — The Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals issued an opinion today permitting the state of Arkansas to ban procedural abortions during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Civil Rights Lawyers File Complaint Against State Officials Over COVID-19 Outbreaks in Arkansas State Prisons
LITTLE ROCK – Today, the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. (LDF), the law firm Squire Patton Boggs, Disability Rights Arkansas, the American Civil Liberties Union of Arkansas and attorney Laura Fernandez filed an emergency complaint and request for temporary restraining order against
New ACLU Report: Arrests for Marijuana Possession Increase Nearly 50 Percent in Arkansas with Black People 2.4x More Likely to Get Arrested
LITTLE ROCK – Today the American Civil Liberties Union released a new report showing that arrests for marijuana possession in Arkansas have increased nearly 50 percent since 2010, with Black people 2.4 times more likely than white people to be arrested, de
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — A federal court issued a ruling today blocking Arkansas from using the guise of the COVID-19 crisis to prevent people from obtaining abortion care.
ACLU of Arkansas Demands Stronger Action to Protect Public Health After First Positive Cases of Coronavirus in State Prison
LITTLE ROCK – The American Civil Liberties Union of Arkansas issued the following statement in response to the first positive case of COVID-19 at an Arkansas state prison.