Discussion with Riverhead Town Board about “Anti-Immigrant Rhetoric”

Riverhead Town Board and a diverse group of experts, who presented different viewpoints in regards to the “misinformation” centered around civil rights.

NYCLU Sues NYPD Over Arrest for Filming Stop-and-Frisk

The New York Civil Liberties Union today filed a federal lawsuit challenging the NYPD’s unlawful arrest of a Brooklyn woman for recording a stop-and-frisk encounter in her Brooklyn neighborhood.

NYCLU Demands Police Records on License Plate Readers

Every License Plate Reader photo is time, date and GPS-stamped, stored and sent to a database,

Silent protest to end “stop and frisk”

Father’s Day is a wonderful day to stand up for ourselves and our neighbors. Hope you will consider going to this historic event. And, think about bringing your father along! Silent March To End Stop and Frisk Sunday, June 17th at 3pm in New York City (with buses from Long Island) The website for this […]

Stop NYPD Stop and Frisk? NYCLU has a App for That

NYCLU Releases “Stop and Frisk Watch” Phone App to Fight Back Against NYPD Stops The New York Civil Liberties Union today unveiled “Stop and Frisk Watch” – a free and innovative smart phone application that will empower New Yorkers to monitor police activity and hold the NYPD accountable for unlawful stop-and-frisk encounters and other police […]

NYCLU: Kelly’s Stop-and-Frisk Letter is PR, Not Reform

Until the mayor and police commissioner recognize that the NYPD’s stop-and-frisk program is fundamentally broken, the steps outlined today by NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly to “increase public confidence” in the Department will do nothing to reform a practice that regularly violates the constitutional rights of hundreds of thousands of New Yorkers from communities of color

NYCLU Finds NYPD Stop-and-Frisk Practices Ineffective & Racist

The New York Civil Liberties Union today released an analysis of new NYPD data that provides a detailed picture of the Police Department’s stop-and-frisk program, including new insights on the program’s stark racial disparities and its ineffectiveness in recovering illegal firearms.

NYPD Arrests NYCLU Legal Observer at Occupy Wall Street event

KW writes: The police must learn to change. The police must learn to respect people who are protesting. And, police departments should learn to fire police officers who are caught doing wrong. In addition, the public should have easy ways to recall politicians like Mayor Bloomberg and Police Commissioner Ray Kelly, who allow bad cops […]

Lawsuit Affirms Right to Film Police in Suffolk County

April 11, 2012 —  The New York Civil Liberties Union, the law firm of Davis Wright Tremaine LLP and the National Press Photographers Association (NPPA) today filed a federal civil rights lawsuit challenging Suffolk County’s policy and practice of obstructing the First Amendment right of the press and the public to record and gather news about […]

NYCLU Files Papers Contesting Trespassing Charges in Zuccotti Eviction Case

during the eviction of the Occupy Wall Street encampment should be dismissed because Brookfield Properties, the park’s owner, had no legal authority to exclude people from the public space.

Barricades being taken down at Zucotti Park/Liberty Square!

Zucotti Park is liberated! It is 7:12pm on Tuesday, January 10th. Reports on FaceBook and Twitter that the police are having to take down the barricades from Zucotti Park/Liberty Square in NYC. Story at DNA Info: here. Links to some videos: http://bambuser.com/channel/owslivestream/broadcast/2276758 http://www.twitvid.com/BWQCP There will be an NYC General Assembly tonight in an open, liberated […]

NYCLU Challenges Nassau County PD’s Refusal to Release Records on Dealings with TV Personality Bill O’Reilly

The New York Civil Liberties Union has filed court papers challenging the Nassau County Police Department’s refusal to disclose public records concerning allegations that the Department launched an internal affairs investigation at the behest of Fox News pundit Bill O’Reilly of a detective whom the TV personality believed was romantically involved with his wife. The NYCLU filed […]

NYCLU: Ruling a Disappointment, But City Should Accommodate Protest Anyway

 In response to a ruling from the bench that denies protesters the ability to camp overnight in Zuccotti Park, New York Civil Liberties Union Executive Director Donna Lieberman issued the following statement: While we’re disappointed, it is important to remember that the First Amendment sets a floor – not a ceiling – for determining whether […]

As court deliberates, two statements against Bloomberg’s eviction of OWS – Green Party & NYCLU

(And, of utmost importance, be sure to go into NYC this Thursday, Nov 17th. We are going to occupy the whole city! Info at OccupyWallSt: here. Long Islanders will meet at the LI Waiting Room of Penn Station at 3:30pm Thursday.) (Court Update from The Guardian:” 2.02pm: The supreme court hearing has now finished, and […]

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