Legal Docket

The ACLU of Pennsylvania handles over one hundred cases annually. Below is a sortable list of open and recently closed cases that can be filtered by issue and status.

Most Recent Cases

Center for Investigative Reporting v. Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority

Public transit system refuses to allow a nonprofit investigative news organization to advertise a report on racial disparities in mortgage lending.

Constituents of PA-6 v. Costello

Constituents of Congressman Ryan Costello blocked on Facebook or barred from attending town halls because of their criticism of the congressman

Open Records Request, Re: Local Law Enforcement Interest in Immigration Enforcement

Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request for correspondence between local law enforcement agencies in Pennsylvania and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) about participation in the 287(g) program

Reid et al. v. Wetzel

A lawsuit challenging the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections’ policy of housing inmates sentenced to death in solitary confinement

United States v. Pedro Ramon Payano

Amicus brief arguing that the federal district court should not reissue its own ruling in a criminal case omitting references to racial bias and the credibility of a Pennsylvania State Police trooper, as requested by the Department of Justice.
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