constitutional rights

ACLU States Washington Not Ensuring Kids Get Adequate Legal Help
ACLU States Washington Not Ensuring Kids Get Adequate Legal Help
SEATTLE (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union of Washington is suing the state's Office of Public Defense, accusing it of failing to ensure that children in Grays Harbor County get adequate legal help when they're charged with crimes. The lawsuit is the second recent case in which the ACLU has objected to the treatment of juveniles in the county on Washington's Pacific coast...
Trump Appeal: Aliens Lack Constitutional Rights
Trump Appeal: Aliens Lack Constitutional Rights
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department has appealed a judge's order blocking his travel ban at the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco, citing the "sovereign prerogative" of a president to admit or exclude aliens. The appeal says it's a basic principle, that "an alien seeking initial admission to the United States requests a privilege and has no constitutional right