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Liberty Reporter: 2017 Fall Newsletter

01 November 2017 Published in Newsletters
Check out some of the highlights of our most recent legal, legislative, public education and advocacy work. This newsletter includes: our new report “From the Utah Statehouse to the Utah Prison;” a review of civil liberties concerns with Operation Rio Grande; and a look at the tragic shooting death of Patrick Harmon by Salt Lake City Police. We also introduce our new staff member María del Mar González and say a very sad farewell to Strategic Communications Manager Anna Thomas. Read about all of this and much more.

Liberty Reporter: 2017 Spring Newsletter

19 April 2017 Published in Newsletters
Organizing the people’s power to resist; lobbying for liberty; revealing racial disparities in Utah’s juvenile justice system, creating safe schools for immigrants, and so much more! 

Liberty Reporter: 2016 Fall Newsletter

19 October 2016 Published in Newsletters
Read the details about some of the important legal, legislative, public education and advocacy work we are currently engaged in.

Liberty Reporter: 2016 Spring Newsletter

19 April 2016 Published in Newsletters
Read about all of our latest legal, legislative, public education and advocacy work.

Liberty Reporter: 2015 Fall Newsletter

29 September 2015 Published in Newsletters
Read about all the latest critical legal, legislative, public education and advocacy work.

Liberty Reporter: 2015 Winter Newsletter

01 March 2015 Published in Newsletters
Criminal justice reform, youth activism and more! Get all the exciting recent news about our legislative,  public education, advocacy and litigation efforts.

Liberty Reporter: 2014 Fall Newsletter

28 October 2014 Published in Newsletters
Get all the exciting recent news about our litigation, legislative, advocacy and public education efforts.

Liberty Reporter: 2014 Summer Newsletter

08 July 2014 Published in Newsletters
Get all the recent exciting news about our litigation, legislative, advocacy and public education efforts.

Liberty Reporter: 2014 Winter Newsletter

19 February 2014 Published in Newsletters
Follow some our efforts in the courts and at the Capitol. Learn about our work for marriage equality, equal protection, free speech, racial justice, and more.

Liberty Reporter: Summer Newsletter 2013

19 June 2013 Published in Newsletters
In this issue: The ACLU of Utah’s 55th Emerald Anniversary Bill of Rights Celebration was a sparkling success! The Director's Chair: The Time is NOW to take action for immigration reform; Member Profile: Paul Wharton and Ethel Hale; On The Hill: Legislative Report; We Walked With Pride For Equality; Federal Lawsuit Filed Over Use Of Tear Gas In Utah State Prison’s Mental Health Wing; Unconstitutional Weber County Gang Injunction Argued Before Utah Supreme Court; Film Screening & Panel Discussion Commemorates 50th Anniversary Of Right To An Attorney; Marriage Equality, Gene Patents, and Privacy; 2013 Membership Meeting and Open House; and more ...

The Liberty Reporter: Winter 2013

25 February 2013 Published in Newsletters
In this issue: 2013 Bill of Rights BREAKFAST Celebration; Love Utah Give Utah; On The Hill - Legislative Report; Utah's HB 497 Reviewed By Judge; Lawsuit Filed Over Gang Sweep At West High School; Teenage Activists Wow Scholarship Selection Committee; Suffrage - Plan-B Theatre Special Opportunity For ACLU Supporters; and more ... Read the PDF >>  

The Liberty Reporter: Fall 2012

29 October 2012 Published in Newsletters
In this issue: In Memoriam: David Bert Havas; Bequests Help ACLU Succeed; On the Hill: Legislative Report- Privacy & Technology - Death Penalty - Reproductive Freedom; AARP Honors ACLU Volunteer: Challenge to Utah's "Show Me Your Papers" Law Still In Court; Freedom To Flip The Bird; Ogden's "Gang Injunction Appealed to Utah Supreme Court And Immediate Stay Requested; VICTORY! Brigham City Repeals Unconstitutional "Free Speech Zone" Ordinance; Ban On E-Signatures Appealed; Davis School District Restricts Access to Library Book, Raising Constitutional Concerns; VICTORY! Rally Proceeds Due To ACLU Advocacy; Civil Liberties Hero: Brian Barnard  Read the PDF >> 

The ACLU of Utah Reporter: Spring 2012

23 April 2012 Published in Newsletters
In this Issue: Opponents of HB 497, "Show Me Your Papers Law," Have Day In Court; The Directors Chair; The Legacy Challenge; On The Hill: 2012 Legislative Report; Always On The Look-Out For Civil Liberties Violations; ACLU of Utah Welcomes New Legal Director; Release of Chemicals At State Prison Prompts Investigation; and more …  Read the PDF >>

The ACLU of Utah Reporter: Winter 2012

31 December 2011 Published in Newsletters
January 2012 - In this issue: Power Of The People! The 2012 Bill of Rights Celebration with keynote speaker Dr. Spencer Overton: On The Hill: 2012 Legislative Priorities; "Show Me Your Papers" Law Faces Second Suit; Protecting the Right to Dance; Protecting the Right to Occupy; Polygamy, Peyote and the Pledge of Allegiance; and, the ACLU Of Utah Board of Directors Download the Newsletter (PDF) >>>    

The ACLU of Utah Reporter: Fall 2011

22 September 2011 Published in Newsletters
"Show You What Papers?" - The Unconstitutionality of HB 497; ACLU Report Exposes Constitutionally Inadequate Indigent Defense System; UDOT Requirement Impedes Free Speech; ACLU Challenges Unconstitutional Jail Policy; Details on Cell Phone Tracking Sought; Lawsuit Seeks to Maintain Free Speech on the Internet; Faces of the ACLU - 2011 Bill of Rights Celebration; ACLU of Utah Immigrants Rights Project in Action; Frequently Asked Questions about Utah's HB 497, "Show Me Your Papers" Law; and more! Download the Newsletter (PDF) >>

The ACLU of Utah Reporter: Spring 2011

21 March 2011 Published in Newsletters
In this issue: People, power & passion take center stage May 11, for the annual Bill of Rights Celebration; The Hill: 2011 legislative report; Unconstitutional ban on e-signatures prompts lawsuit; Victory in case challenging constitutionality of charging fees for evidence; Ban on “boobies” bracelets violates students free speech; Utah Supreme Court to define abortion; 2011 Youth Activist Scholarship winners; Get your ACLU pride on! Download the Newsletter (PDF) >>

The ACLU of Utah Reporter: Winter 2010

19 January 2010 Published in Newsletters
Big Brother is Watching: Surveillance Cameras in Utah; Three New Members Join Board of Directors; Introducing the Enriching Utah Coalition; How Has Life in Utah Changed Since SB81; Immigration Issues in the Arts; Immigration-related Legislation in the upcoming session; The ACLU on the Hill: Priorities for the 2010 Utah Legislative Session; New Legal Director Joins ACLU of Utah; Civilian Review Boards Offer Community Oversight of Police; National ACLU Rallies to Fill $20 Million Budget Gap; ACLU Supporters in Utah Responding With Donations Read the Newsletter (PDF) >>  

The ACLU of Utah Reporter: Fall 2009

08 October 2009 Published in Newsletters
The fall edition of our newsletter includes: Proposed Anti-Panhandling Ordinance Raises Constitutional Concerns; Utah Fusion Center: Trading Privacy for Security; Immigrants’ Rights are Your Rights, too!; Reforming Indigent Defense in Utah; Beyond the Division; ACLU Challenges Patents on Breast Cancer Genes; Staff Changes at the ACLU of Utah; Shackling Pregnant Inmates: “Cruel and Unusual Punishment”; End Invasive Body Scans at Airport; and more! ACLU of Utah Newsletter 2009

The ACLU of Utah Reporter: Winter 2009

28 January 2009 Published in Newsletters
In This Edition: Rachel Maddow to Headline 2009 Bill of Rights Dinner; Indigent Defense in Utah Investigated; Join the ACLU of Utah at Plan B’s Block 8; Challenging the Detention of Immigrant Children; Four New Members Add Diversity and Experience to Board of Directors; Welcome to Barbara Szweda; Why Immigration? And more! Read the Newsletter (PDF) >>   

The ACLU of Utah Reporter - Fall 2008

15 September 2008 Published in Newsletters
In this Issue: Discriminatory Workers Compensation Proposal Raises Concerns • Welcome to William Carlson, Our New Public Policy Advocate! • Immigration Hearing Offers One Sided Perspective• Controversial Provo Ordinance Proposal Draws ACLU Ire • Empowering Voters By Protecting Elections • Learning and Lobbying at the ACLU Membership Conference • Protecting Rights of Transgender Inmates ... and more. Read the Newsletter (PDF) >>