The Lancaster County commissioners failed to properly notify the public at least 24 hours in advance that they would be considering the elimination of their one ballot dropbox at their April meeting, as required by the state’s Sunshine Act.
On April 29, 2022, the American Civil Liberties Union of Pennsylvania filed a federal lawsuit against the city of Harrisburg, alleging that the city violated the First and Fourteenth Amendments by forcing climate activists to navigate a burdensome and expensive permitting process in order to hold
Magisterial district judges (MDJs) in Lancaster County regularly set cash bail without considering a person’s ability to pay, leading to the unconstitutional and unnecessary pretrial incarceration of hundreds of people every year.
The consolidated lawsuits McLinko v. Commonwealth and Bonner v. Commonwealth are state constitutional challenges to Act 77 of 2019. That law implemented numerous election law reforms, including no-excuse absentee voting, or what is sometimes called vote-by-mail.
On January 31, 2022, the ACLU of Pennsylvania filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against Lehigh County to require the county to count 257 mail-in ballots from the 2021 general election that were disqualified only because they were missing the handwritten date on the outer envelope in which the
The ACLU of Pennsylvania and Juntos have filed a Freedom Of Information Act request with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) regarding the enforcement actions by the Philadelphia ICE field office. The Philadelphia ICE field office has continued to