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2001, 2017

Will the Momentum to Stop Solitary Grind to a Halt Under Trump?

I’ve spent time in solitary, and I’m not hopeful President Trump will end the barbaric practice. In the fifth piece in the series, "Waking Up in Trump's America," solitary confinement survivor James Burns describes the [...]

1901, 2017

Here Is the ACLU's 7-Point Plan of Action to Take on the Trump Administration

Since Election Day, we've been prepping for an administration whose stated policies will be an assault on the Constitution. After it became clear that Donald Trump would be the Republican nominee for president, the ACLU [...]

1901, 2017

In First of Many, ACLU FOIA Request Seeks Information about the New President’s Conflicts of Interests

The Trump transition has exposed potential conflicts of interest that could already be violating the Constitution. During the Trump administration, our country faces an unprecedented constellation of threats to the regular oversight processes that keep [...]