The ACLU of Vermont says the town maintained a policy of unlawful racial discrimination.
Rutland Superior Court Judge Helen Toor ruled that extracting and compiling data does not amount to the creation of a new record.
Database searches on behalf of outside agencies have raised concerns among migrant worker advocates, already leery of communication between the DMV and immigration authorities.
He dismissed allegations against the Bennington Police Department and its chief, but allowed other claims against the town and two officers to go forward.
We need not know everything the government thought about doing but decided against, or every conversation that went into every decision.
News Release — ACLU of Vermont May 9, 2017 Contact: James Lyall, executive director ACLU of Vermont, [email protected], 802-223-6304 x115. Traveling to Texas May Result in Violation of Constitutional Rights, ACLU Warns WASHINGTON — The American Civil Liberties Union issued a “travel alert” today informing anyone planning to travel to Texas in the near future […]
Problem officers can continue to work in law enforcement after on-the-job misconduct.
The state chapter joined others in New England to demand documents that might shed light on the treatment of travelers under President Trump’s executive orders.
Enrique Balcazar was a member of Attorney General TJ Donovan’s recently created task force on immigration issues, which was initiated to formulate a local response to executive orders from President Donald Trump.
Galloway says, “We believe the state is using the ‘relevant’ litigation exemption as a shield to prevent the public from understanding why officials failed to provide adequate oversight of the Jay Peak Projects.”
Anyone traveling should make sure someone in the U.S. has their flight information so if something goes wrong friends or family can contact a lawyer immediately.
Meanwhile, the Vermont Attorney General’s office has said it will charge VTDigger more than $200,000 for a request for records not already provided to the news organization.
Bennington officers and the department are named for allegedly failing to train officers in proper search techniques.
The news organization says the state is improperly using the litigation hold to avoid accountability.