The Chicago Police Department will allow independent evaluations of its stop-and-frisk procedures that critics say target blacks under an agreement with the American Civil Liberties Union announced Friday, as police across the United States face scrutiny about how they treat minorities.
A new interactive tool by the American Civil Liberties Union calculates the racial disparities in marijuana arrests in the U.S. and how much each state spends on the arrests. The organization is calling it a waste of money.
More than 3,200 people are serving life without parole for non-violent crimes, according to a new report by the American Civil Liberties Union. Here are the faces and names of several men and women who have been given severe punishment, required by the law.