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ACLU

abbr.
American Civil Liberties Union
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ACLU

abbreviation for
1. (Social Welfare) American Civil Liberties Union
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) American Civil Liberties Union
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ACLU

or A.C.L.U.,

American Civil Liberties Union.
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While the ACLU has opposed such codes in more than 20 cases, writes Oliver, the Northern and Southern California affiliates, two of the ACLU's largest, endorsed a policy that colleges can prohibit speech that creates "a hostile and intimidating environment which the speaker knows or reasonably should know will seriously and directly impede the educational opportunities of the individual or individuals to whom it is directly addressed."
"It criminalizes the behavior of someone asking for help for themselves," said Ed Yohnka, communications and public policy director for the ACLU's Illinois chapter.
The ACLU asked a federal judge to block the administration from continuing with any separations, which they said defied the court order, The Hill reported.
The awards were presented at ACLU of Oklahoma's annual meeting at the Midwest City Library.
The ACLU started representing Kanoute that September and helped her and fellow student-activists lobby for administrative reforms.
District Court judge who was one of the founders of the ACLU of Minnesota, is presented to an attorney who has shown a lifelong commitment to justice and civil liberties work.
Since May, the ACLU and other civil rights groups have pressured Amazon to stop selling governments access to Rekognition, a powerful image ID software unveiled in 2016 by the company's cloud-computing division.
[USA], June 15 ( ANI ): Chrissy Teigen and John Legend donated USD 288,000 to the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) on the occasion of US President Donald Trump's 72nd birthday.
In a press release on Monday, the ACLU said part of the settlement includes the condition that the principal, Bill Lucero, as well as school resource officer, Jason Griggs, be removed from the posts.
The early ACLU is described as an uneasy amalgam of Progressive intellectuals, brimming with trust in enlightened government technocrats; and radical labor leaders, convinced that direct action by workers' organizations would ameliorate the injustices of a capitalist society.
In its 29-page petition which the state attorneys general are supporting, the Department of Justice argued that "the ACLU misled the United States as to the timing of Jane Doe's abortion," according to Justice Department spokesman Devin O'Malley.
The ACLU says the rules are unconstitutionally overbroad and restrictive.