News Releases

News Release, Published: 
Thursday, December 19, 2019
The Washington Supreme Court ruled that state legislators’ offices are subject to the state’s Public Records Act general public records disclosure mandate. 
News Release, Published: 
Wednesday, December 11, 2019
For the third time in the past year, the Bureau of Prisons agreed to go against its policy of denying treatment to non-pregnant inmates in response to litigation.
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Wednesday, August 14, 2019
A coalition of over 30 community organizations is demanding that the City of Seattle abandon plans to hire new, out-of-state consultants and instead collaborate with the Community Police Commission (CPC) and Monitor to bring the Seattle Police Dept. (SPD) back into full and effective compliance on the issue of accountability with the federal consent decree agreed upon more than seven years ago.
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Thursday, August 8, 2019
ACLU of Washington reaction to certification that opponents of I-1000, which remedies discrimination in public education, employment, and contracting and was passed by the Legislature this session, submitted a sufficient number of signatures to force the measure onto the ballot in November.
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Thursday, July 18, 2019
Swedish Health Services has agreed to take steps to facilitate access for transgender patients to necessary and life-saving healthcare services.
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Tuesday, June 25, 2019
Washington man illegally detained by Border Patrol at Spokane’s Greyhound bus station sues the agency for damages
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Monday, June 24, 2019
ACLU Reaction to Seattle Mayor’s Office Statement Regarding Status of City’s Compliance with Federal Consent Decree
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Friday, June 21, 2019
A broad coalition of more than two dozen community organizations delivered a letter to the mayor and city councilmembers urging the City of Seattle to live up to promises made over many years to have a stronger police accountability and disciplinary system the community can trust, and to come into full compliance with a federal consent decree entered more than seven years ago.

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