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Friday, February 23, 2018
The ACLU of Washington today filed a lawsuit to uphold the free speech rights of an immigrant detainee at the Northwest Detention Center (NWDC) in Tacoma who has suffered severe retaliation from NWDC authorities because he participated in a hunger strike at the facility.
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Friday, February 23, 2018
Hoy, la Unión Americana de Libertades Civiles de Washington (ACLU, por sus siglas en inglés) entabló una demanda para defender el derecho a la libertad de expresión de un inmigrante detenido en el Centro de Detención del Noroeste (NWDC, por sus siglas en inglés) en Tacoma quien ha sido víctima de severas represalias por parte de las autoridades del NWDC por haber participado en una huelga de hambre en dicho centro.

Death Penalty Repeal in Washington State

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Friday, February 16, 2018
The death penalty has failed Washington. It is very costly, is not applied fairly, and fails either to provide swift and certain justice or to deter crime. Instead of trying to fix an unfixable system, the legislature should repeal the death penalty.
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Friday, February 16, 2018
Lawmakers will be holding a town hall meeting on Saturday, February 17, 2018, in Capitol Hill. Please attend and tell Speaker Chopp and Representative Macri how important it is to repeal the death penalty
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Tuesday, February 13, 2018
The ACLU of Washington is pleased to offer part-time unpaid school year or full-time summer internships to interested undergraduate and law students for the Spring or Summer of 2018.
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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?
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Monday, February 5, 2018
The legendary UK punk band and the ACLU-WA are more alike than you might think. Here’s why we’re sponsoring International Clash Day.
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Wednesday, January 31, 2018
The ACLU of Washington welcomes applications from graduating third-year law students and recent law graduates to work with us under a public interest legal fellowship.
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Monday, January 29, 2018
A Washington disability rights activist speaks out about the sterilization of disabled people

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