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NYCLU Threatens to Sue Columbia University Over Student Group Suspension

Representing the Columbia University chapters of Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) & Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP), the NYCLU announced it sent a letter to Columbia University administrators demanding that they reverse the unlawful suspension of the two student for engaging in peaceful protest.

February 23, 2024 Protest Rights Boycotts and Free Speech Education Freedom of Speech and Religion Minors' Rights Youth Activism

Civil Rights Advocates Sue in Nassau County For Racial Vote Dilution

The NYCLU, ACLU, LatinoJustice PRLDEF, AALDEF, and Steptoe LLP has sued Nassau County over the Legislature’s redistricting plan, which violates the NYVRA and the New York Municipal Home Rule Law by diluting the voting strength and political influence of Black, Latino, and Asian residents.

February 8, 2024