ACLU Seeks to Intervene in Court to Protect Rights of a Minnesota Transgender Student

The American Civil Liberties Union of Minnesota along with the ACLU filed a motion to intervene on behalf of a transgender student in a lawsuit that seeks to bar trans students from using locker rooms consistent with the student's gender identity. Read more

ACLU of Minnesota sues to release squad video of Castile shooting

The American Civil Liberties Union of Minnesota filed a lawsuit today against the City of St. Anthony Village, Minnesota's Bureau of Criminal Apprehension and the Minnesota Department of Public Safety to force the release of all squad camera video(s) documenting the police killing of Philando Castile. St. Anthony Village police shot and killed Philando Castile, an African American man, in July 2016. The ACLU-MN argues in its complaint that the public has a right to access this footage and the Defendants' refusal to release it violates the Minnesota Government Data Practices Act. Read more.

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