The Washington Court of Appeals has invalidated the sentence of a 16-year-old who was sentenced to 92 years in prison because the court failed to consider the teen’s age as a factor when sentencing him.
The Army Board for Correction of Military Records (ABCMR) agreed to change a transgender veteran’s discharge record to reflect her current legal name, an action that will help her get the benefits she has earned and reduce the likelihood she’ll face discrimination.
Concern for civil rights led a journalist working for the ACLU to expose one of the nation’s largest public health crises. ACLU staff reporter Curt Guyette has exposed the shocking story of how government actions resulted in the poisoning of the water supply for residents of Flint, Michigan.
The wholesale exclusion of kids from education in Washington may soon be a thing of the past. A new law passed by the 2016 legislature comes into effect that requires school districts to students who have been suspended or expelled.