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The Bill of Rights protects us against suspicionless searches and seizures. It guarantees due process to individuals who are accused of crimes and humane treatment to those who are incarcerated. The ACLU works to ensure that our criminal justice system indeed is just.
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A class-action lawsuit against Pierce County on Monday claiming the county has violated the constitutional rights of thousands of people by referring their court debt to private collection agencies.
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The ACLU submitted an amicus brief in a lawsuit by a candidate who claimed that illegal votes were cast in the 2005 state governor’s election by persons previously convicted of a felony.

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