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Court upholds conviction of mentally disabled man in child sex abuse

A divided federal appeals court upheld the abusive sexual contact conviction of a mentally disabled Arizona man, refusing to accept his claim that police coerced him into confessing. ... Read more»

Study: Some disabled immigrants face deportation

U.S. citizens and legal permanent residents with mental disabilities have been mistakenly deported because they were unable to effectively defend themselves, according to a study released by the American Civil Liberties Union and the non-profit Human Rights Watch.... Read more»

ACLU issues travel warning for Arizona

It's usually the State Department that issues travel advisories, warning Americans about traveling in dangerous foreign lands like Afghanistan or, say, Mexico. But Wednesday, the ACLU began issuing travel advisories warning about trips to Arizona, citing SB 1070.... Read more»4

High court asked to toss out Az employer sanctions law

The Obama administration has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to toss out Arizona's law that punishes businesses that employ illegal immigrants.... Read more»

Sheriff Joe Arpaio

ACLU official: Arpaio using immigration for political gain, dividing Arizona

Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio is using immigration to drive a political agenda and in the process is turning Arizonans against each other and threatening the civil rights of legal residents, the executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union said Friday.... Read more»1