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Smart Justice boosts voter turnout

When someone enters the criminal justice system, it can feel to the family like that person is going into a black box.

The person facing charges is locked away into a system where phrases like habeas corpus and writ are tossed around.

December 26, 2018

ACLU-MN Leader, Team Named "Attorneys of the Year”

Our Executive Director John Gordon, and the team of ACLU-MN's Teresa Nelson and Ian Bratlie with attorneys Jen Cornell and Allyson Petersen from Nilan Johnson Lewis, have been named “Minnesota Lawyer Attorneys of the Year 2018."

November 28, 2018

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