The New York Civil Liberties Union is suing the Buffalo Police Department for failing to provide police officer misconduct records. Pro bono counsel from Shearman & Sterling LLP filed the lawsuit after the Police Department denied the NYCLU’s requests for ...Read More »
The New York Civil Liberties Union on Monday released a report that details how 23 police departments handled Freedom of Information Law requests for information on the use of force, stops and detentions, complaints about misconduct, racial profiling and the ...
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A Buffalo high school student claims in a federal lawsuit that his school has thwarted his efforts to form an after-school club for LGBT students. The New York Civil Liberties Union sued Wednesday on 18-year-old Byshop Elliot’s behalf. Elliot says ...Read More »
CANANDAIGUA (AP) — The New York Civil Liberties Union said it has reached an agreement with a central New York county it sued over how it handles providing criminal defense for poor or indigent defendants. The advocacy group said Thursday ...Read More »
The Emily Good-Rochester Police Department debate continued yesterday at a press conference with Good and supporters from the New York Civil Liberties Union and the Rochester Police Accountability Coalition (RPAC) at the Liberty Pole in downtown Rochester.Read More »
ALBANY — The New York State Court of Appeals on Thursday reinstated a lawsuit challenging the state’s system for representing poor defendants in criminal cases, rejecting arguments that fixing its failings should be left to the Legislature ...Read More »