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NCLA Asks Full Fifth Circuit to Rehear Case Concerning Unlawful SEC Administrative Proceedings

Washington, D.C., Sept. 24, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The New Civil Liberties Alliance, a nonpartisan, nonprofit civil rights group, today filed a petition[1] for rehearing en banc in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit in the case of Michelle Cochran v. U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. NCLA’s client, Michelle Cochran, is contesting last month’s 2-1 panel decision...

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Press Release: Announcing Our New Development Director!

PRESS RELEASEWednesday, September 23, 2020 CONTACT:Morgan Keller, Communications Manager, ACLU-DE Phone: 302-654-5326 ext 109, mkeller@aclu-de.org[1]  WILMINGTON—The American Civil Liberties Union of Delaware is excited to announce Melissa Bryson, former Development and Volunteer Manager Planned Parenthood of Delaware (PPDE), has joined the affiliate as our new development director. Bryson’s work at PPDE focused on donor management, fundraising campaigns and event planning, education...

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COVID-19 Response Shines Light on Need for Civil Liberty Protections: California Organization Drafts Bill to Fix Health and Safety Code

SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 10, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In an effort to protect the right to body autonomy, California Health Coalition Advocacy (CHCA) has drafted legislation that would protect the right to refuse a long list of medical and non-medical interventions issued by the California Department of Public Health and Governor Newsom. The organization points out that in the midst...

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ACLU of Wisconsin Hires Tomás Clasen As Community Engagement Manager

Tomás Clasen. Photo from the ACLU of Wisconsin. MILWAUKEE – The ACLU of Wisconsin today announced the hiring of Tomás Clasen[1] as its community engagement manager. As community engagement manager, Tomás promotes and protects the civil liberties and civil rights of all residents of Wisconsin through education, outreach, advocacy, organizing, direct action, and programming for adults and youth. He works...

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