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Multnomah County v. Mehrwein

Free expression and voting protections in our state constitution must be given equal weight to ensure that the foundation of our democracy remains strong and intact.

July 18, 2019

Innovation Law Lab v. Nielsen

The American Civil Liberties Foundation of Oregon filed an emergency lawsuit to put an immediate end to the unconstitutional denial of attorney access to the detainees housed in the federal prison in Sheridan, Oregon.

June 22, 2018 Immigrants' Rights

State v. Rosa Giovanna Valderrama

Suspicionless fare checkpoints are similar to sobriety checkpoints that the Oregon Supreme Court deemed unconstitutional in 1987. These dragnet searches violate the rights of all people who are stopped, whether or not they have proof of fare. 
April 27, 2018

Barger v. Portland

On October 12, 2016, demonstrators gathered at Portland City Hall to voice their protest over the City Council vote on the police union contract.  Just after noon, city officials ordered the demonstrators to leave the building.
March 8, 2018

Simon v. Portland

Kelly Simon, a staff attorney for the ACLU of Oregon, attended a June 4, 2017, rally and counter protest a neautral legal observer. 

March 8, 2018

Stubbs v. Portland

On February 20, 2017, while gathered in front of the Edith Wyatt Federal Building for the Not My Presidents Day protest, Charles Stubbs, Tristan Romine-Mann, and Margaret "Peggy" Zebrowski were each subjected to excessive use of force by the police.
March 8, 2018