Project Laundry List Executive Director Announcement

Project Laundry List is a 501(c)(3) organization based in New Hampshire that advocates for energy conservation through the promotion of line drying of laundry, and other easy, practical money-saving steps that individuals can take to use less energy.  PLL was founded by Alexander Lee in the mid-1990s while he was a college student at Middlebury […]

In Response to Sean Bell Shooting, NYCLU Successfully Sues for NYPD Shooting Reports

The NYCLU began a concerted effort to obtain information on police shootings after NYPD officers shot and killed an unarmed Sean Bell in November 2006. In October 2007, it filed a FOIL request seeking access to the NYPD’s annual statistical reports on police shootings from 1996 through 2006 as well as data about the race […]

NYCLU Challenges Queens DA’s Interrogation Program

In a legal brief filed this week, the New York Civil Liberties Union argued that Queens District Attorney Richard Brown’s attempt to prevent a judge from reviewing his office’s program of interrogating people accused of crimes before they are arraigned or have seen an attorney should be rejected as an attempt to shield an unethical […]

NYCLU Challenges Queens DA’s Interrogation Program

In a legal brief filed this week, the New York Civil Liberties Union argued that Queens District Attorney Richard Brown’s attempt to prevent a judge from reviewing his office’s program of interrogating people accused of crimes before they are arraigned or have seen an attorney should be rejected as an attempt to shield an unethical […]

NYCLU Sues Over GPS Tracking of State Employee’s Personal Car

The New York Civil Liberties Union today filed a lawsuit in state court challenging the New York State Department of Labor’s warrantless planting of a GPS tracking device on an employee’s personal car. The device, planted as part of an investigation into workplace misconduct, tracked the whereabouts of 30-year Department of Labor employee Michael Cunningham […]