Attempted Roadside Body Cavity Search Leads ACLU To Sue Rock County SheriffMinnesota's ACLU chapter is suing on behalf of a woman who alleges deputies tried to conduct a body cavity search of her on a roadside in freezing weather.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: Judge Orders Department Of Corrections To Show It's Protecting Inmates At Moose Lake PrisonThe department contends it has taken the necessary steps to reduce the spread of COVID-19 within the state’s correctional facilities.
ACLU Seeks To Overturn Minnesota’s Limit On Voter AssistanceThe ACLU says the Minnesota law is unconstitutional, and has a disproportionate impact on refugee communities who may need help with translating, including the Hmong community.
American Civil Liberties Union Of Minnesota Criticizes Conviction Of Myon BurrellMyon Burrell was found guilty in the 2002 shooting of an 11-year-old girl, who was killed by stray bullet while doing homework at her dining room table
US Military Veteran Sues After Twice Being Denied A PassportA Minnesota man and military veteran who’s request for a passport was denied twice is now asking a federal court to declare that he is a U.S. citizen.
Head Of Minnesota ACLU Stepping Down Due To Health IssuesAfter 20 years, the head of the American Civil Liberties Union of Minnesota is stepping down.
Ex-Child Soldier From Sierra Leone Freed In MinnesotaA former child-soldier from Sierra Leone has been released after over two years of immigration detention in Minnesota. A U.S. magistrate judge this week ruled Nelson Kargbo should go free. In a statement released Friday, Kargbo says he just wants to walk outside with his four children and play with them at the park.
Dakota County To Begin Taking DNA From Those Charged With Violent CrimesThe Dakota County Sheriff Office will be the first in the state to begin collecting DNA swabs from those suspected of a violent crime.
Lawsuit Dropped Over All-Star Game Ordinance The American Civil Liberties Union of Minnesota has dropped a lawsuit challenging a Minneapolis ordinance limiting other events around the time of next month's Major League Baseball All-Star game, the ACLU said Wednesday.
Minneapolis Changes All-Star Game Events Ordinance Minneapolis has shortened the window of time around Major League Baseball's July 15 All-Star Game during which other events in the city can be limited.