DEFENDING THE CIVIL RIGHTS OF ALL MISSISSIPPIANS SINCE 1969
ACLU of Mississippi Announces New Racial Justice Position, the Constance Slaughter-Harvey Senior Staff Attorney
Newly Established Donor Fund, the Liberty Circle, to Support New Role and Racial Justice Litigation
ACLU-MS Files New Complaint Against Former Lexington, MS Chief of Police, Sam Dobbins, and Current Chief of Police, Charles Henderson
LEXINGTON, Miss. – Today, the ACLU of Mississippi and the international law firm O’Melveny & Myers LLP filed a lawsuit against Sam Dobbins, the former Chief of Police of the Lexington, Mississippi...
Fighting for health and safety, groups ask court for role in addressing decades-long crisis.
In the courts
Javarius Russell v. City of Lexington, et al.
We filed a lawsuit on behalf of Javarius Russell, an officer for the Jackson Public School District who says his constitutional rights were violated by the Lexington Police Department. Russell is just one victim of the department's racially-motivated and discriminatory policing practices.