Litigation

Tulsa police

ACLU Brief Argues That Tulsa Police Officer Cannot Refuse to Serve People of Other Faiths

TULSA, Okla. – The American Civil Liberties Union and the ACLU of Oklahoma filed a friend-of-the-court brief yesterday with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, arguing that a police officer does not have a religious right to refuse assignments simply because they require him to serve people More >

ACLU and Women’s Health Groups File Lawsuit to Protect Vital Health Services in Oklahoma

OKLAHOMA CITY – A lawsuit was filed today on behalf of six Oklahoma voters – including women’s health providers– against an Oklahoma ballot initiative that would ban vital health services by granting fertilized eggs and embryos the same constitutional rights as people. The voters are represented by the American Civil More >

Haskell County Ten Commandments Monument

TEN COMMANDMENTS APPEAL ARGUED BEFORE TENTH CIRCUIT

Haskell County Ten Commandments Monument

The appeal of a 2006 decision by the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma to retain a Ten Commandments monument on the Haskell County Courthouse lawn was argued before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit in Denver Colorado on October More >

BALLOT PETITION HITS FIREWALL IN OKLAHOMA

In a significant blow to a national effort to curtail equal opportunity in America, backers of a proposed amendment to the Oklahoma Constitution that would end equal access and opportunity programs in the state asked the Oklahoma Supreme Court on April 4, 2008 to withdraw the measure from consideration. The More >

SEX OFFENDER RESIDENCY AND TRAVEL RESTRICTION CASE DISMISSED

The case of Doe v. Parish was dismissed under a mutual agreement by both plaintiffs and defendants during February of 2008. The lawsuit had been handled by the ACLU of Oklahoma in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma since September of 2006.

The ACLU challenged the enforcement More >

ACLU SETTLES SEX OFFENDER LAWSUIT

The ACLU of Oklahoma has successfully concluded its representation of an unidentified plaintiff in an action filed against defendants within Oklahoma County. The case of Doe v. Lane was filed during January in U.S. District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma.

John Doe, the ACLU’s anonymous client in the lawsuit, More >