Due Process


News Release, Published: 
Monday, May 3, 2021
Thurston County Superior Court Judge Mary Sue Wilson ruled that Washington’s law authorizing automatic and mandatory license suspensions for unpaid moving violation fines without meaningful evaluation of the driver’s ability to pay the fine violates the state constitution’s right to due process.
Wednesday, March 6, 2019
People with criminal records have a constitutional right to due process
Friday, February 8, 2019
The legislative process isn’t just about laws; It’s about people. This is why we need you, our ACLU-WA members and supporters, to join us in advancing our 2019 legislative agenda.
Thursday, January 24, 2019
Read about our 2019 Washington State Legislative Agenda
News Release, Published: 
Friday, September 21, 2018
On Wednesday, September 19th, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals decided it would hear a case to decide whether the government may deport children who appear in court without a lawyer.
News Release, Published: 
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
A routine bus trip home to his family became a nightmare for a man whom U.S. Border Patrol agents unlawfully detained for hours
News Release, Published: 
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Un viaje rutina en autobús para llegar a casa con su familia se convirtió en una pesadilla para un hombre que fue detenido ilegalmente durante horas por agentes de Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza de EE. UU.
Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Everyone should have a fair chance at achieving justice through our legal system. To ensure this, ACLU-WA Cooperating Attorney Christopher Durbin takes a careful look at court rules proposed for Washington.