Along with our advocacy, legislative, and public education work, litigation remains one of the fundamental tools with which the ACLU of Minnesota fights for equality and civil rights throughout the state. See below for more information on the cases we've brought to the courts.

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Jane Doe v. Rice County

This case argues against the criminalization of teenagers who send explicit images of themselves under Minnesota's child pornography statute. 

Case Update

Victory! On February 20, 2018, Judge John Cajacob dismissed changes against Jane Doe. 

December 20, 2017 Privacy & Technology Student & Youth Rights

Wilwal v. Kelly

This case challenges an unlawful search and seizure, as prohibited in the 4th Amendment, and asserts the rights of U.S. citizens—particularly immigrants—traveling across borders. 

July 13, 2017 Immigrant Rights

OTTO V. WRIGHT COUNTY

This case affirms the need for transparent and accountable government in Minnesota. 

November 21, 2016

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