Archive for June, 2012

ACLU of OK Responds to SCOTUS Decision on AZ Anti-Immigrant Law

 

ACLU of Oklahoma Reacts to the U.S. Supreme Court’s Decision Striking Down Three Provisions of Arizona’s Anti-Immigrant Law and Leaving Door Open for Future Challenges to “Show Me Your Papers” Requirement

June 25, 2012 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Ryan Kiesel, Executive Director, ACLU of OK, 405.524.8511, rkiesel@acluok.org

The United States Supreme Court ruled More >

Releasing Low-Risk Elderly Prisoners Would Save Billions of Dollars While Protecting Public Safety, ACLU Report Finds

$16 Billion Spent Annually Locking Up Prisoners 50 Years of Age and Older Who Pose Little Safety Risk

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 14, 2012

CONTACT: Will Matthews, (212) 549-2582 or 2666, media@aclu.org; Ryan Kiesel, Executive Director, ACLU of Oklahoma, (405) 524-8511, rkiesel@acluok.org

NEW YORK/OKLAHOMA CITY – States would save on average more than More >