Judge Orders CIA Interrogation Lawsuit to Trial
SEATTLE (AP) — A federal judge in Spokane has officially denied a request to throw out a lawsuit against two psychologists who helped design the CIA's harsh interrogation program used in the war on terror.
In his written order on Monday, Judge Justin Quackenbush said a jury will hear the l…
Lawsuit: Washington Failing to Teach Special-ed Students
SEATTLE (AP) — A lawsuit from the Washington chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union accuses the state of failing to ensure that students with behavioral disabilities get an education instead of just kicked out of school.
The complaint, filed Thursday in Thurston County Superior Court, says the…
ACLU Challenges Warrant for Pipeline Protest Facebook Data
BELLINGHAM  (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union is challenging a sheriff's search warrant in northwestern Washington that seeks private Facebook data as part of an investigation into a Dakota Access oil pipeline protest.
The ACLU in Seattle filed the motion Wednesday to quash the Whatcom County…
Washington’s Most Common Crime Shouldn’t be One
SEATTLE (AP) — A new report from the state chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union says the most commonly charged crime in Washington state shouldn't be a crime at all.
The ACLU of Washington report says taxpayers spend tens of millions of dollars a year prosecuting cases of third-degree drivin…
Grays Harbor County to Produce Records on Confinement
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union of Washington state says that just after it sued Grays Harbor County for records related to juvenile detention, the county agreed to produce 2,300 pages.
The organization began filing public records requests in May, following reports that…

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