Economic Justice


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.
Thursday, April 26, 2018
Embedding mental health professionals in law enforcement teams saves lives.
Thursday, April 12, 2018
Civil liberties highlights from the 2018 Washington State Legislative Session
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Tuesday, March 6, 2018
The Washington Legislature has passed a bill (E2SHB 1783) which will ensure that poor people are not unfairly jailed or tied for years to the criminal justice system because they are unable to pay court-imposed debts known as Legal Financial Obligations (LFOs).
Monday, February 12, 2018
What if there was a criminal charge that was ineffective and unfair? And what if taxpayers were spending billions to enforce it?
Thursday, December 7, 2017
The Supreme Court of Washington has ruled that it’s illegal for prospective employers to engage in retaliatory discrimination against job applicants
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Every person has the right to privacy in their home, regardless of whether that home is a lean-to on a roadside or a mansion on a mountain.
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Thursday, September 7, 2017
Today the ACLU of Washington is asking the U.S. District Court in Seattle to issue a preliminary injunction to stop the City of Seattle and the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) from taking and throwing away property owned by people living outside.