In 2012, the City of Kent (“Kent”) passed a zoning ordinance that banned “collective gardens,” which are permitted under Washington’s Medical Use of Cannabis Act (“MUCA”) - RCW 69.51A. The case raises the issue of federal preemption.
In this case, the ACLU urged the Washington Supreme Court to allow juveniles and young adults to challenge the draconian adult sentences imposed on them, because youth has been recognized as a mitigating factor in sentencing.
ACLU-WA filed an amicus brief supporting Mr. Dawley’s argument on appeal that the statute criminalizing intimidating a public servant is unconstitutionally overbroad and limits protected speech because it fails to distinguish “true threats” from strongly
Learn how you can support the ACLU of Washington’s work at Hive Mind’s upcoming Activist Engagement Fair. ACLU-WA will be one of several organizations tabling with information on ways you can get involved in resisting Trump and supporting your community. Come educate yourself, get involved, “find your lane,” and be part of the movement.
Council Chambers, King County Courthouse, 10th floor
The proposed King County Immigration Ordinance will be heard at the 1/23 hearing of King County Council’s Law and Justice Committee. Please sign up to attend the hearing and show your support for the ordinance.
We’re kicking off a long-term strategy to end mass incarceration in America, with Washington leading the way. Join the ACLU of Washington and People Power kickoff webinar to be part of this exciting project!