CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wyoming lawmakers are considering a bill to ban law enforcement use of drones without a warrant.
HELENA — Four Montana same-sex couples filed a lawsuit in federal court in Great Falls on Wednesday challenging the state’s 2004 constitutional ban on gay marriages.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A federal judge has allowed the American Civil Liberties Union to file a brief in a lawsuit filed by Roman Catholic organizations in Wyoming.
The stories are heart-wrenching. Serious violations of civil rights law are alleged.
With an annual cost of roughly $2 million per detainee, the 13-year-old Guantanamo Bay Detention Center needs to be closed, U.S. Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont, said Monday.
Five years ago, a 60-year-old Casper resident, who wished to remain anonymous for fear of prosecution, experienced spontaneous retinal detachment in both eyes. He had 25 corrective surgeries, and as a secondary result, developed glaucoma. Then he lost all vision in his right eye.
HELENA — Montana won’t be affected immediately by a U.S. Supreme Court decision this week that affirmed the right of police in some states to collect DNA samples from arrested persons who had not yet been convicted of crimes.
MISSOULA — Missoula County is leaning toward settling a lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union of Montana by proposing to build two outdoor compounds at its detention center on Mullan Road and hiring six more officers to staff them.
MISSOULA — They share the same jail, but men, women and children don’t get the same access to fresh air and sunlight, according to a lawsuit filed against the Missoula County Detention Center.
JACKSON, Wyo. — School trustees in Teton County have tabled a proposed policy for the use of devices that can detect alcohol on the breath of students.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. - Most of the complaints the American Civil Liberties Union of Wyoming receives from inmates in state jails and prisons deal with medical and mental health care, according to a report released by the organization.
JACKSON, Wyo. — School officials in Jackson are delaying a decision on whether to screen students for alcohol before letting them in to dances and sporting events.
As Americans turn out to vote this election year, a battle to turn them back is being waged, a top civil liberties attorney said Wednesday.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Conservatives who say welfare recipients should have to pass a drug test to receive government assistance have momentum on their side.
HELENA — The ACLU of Montana is naming a former state legislator from Missoula to be the group's new legal director.
HELENA - A Montana judge abdicated his responsibility when he dismissed a lawsuit by six gay couples seeking the same legal benefits as married couples, the American Civil Liberties Union said Monday in an appeal to the state's highest court.
HELENA — Attorneys who get their first job out of college with the state generally start at $40,000 a year, but if you’re in the Office of the Public Defender, the chance to increase your pay with experience is less than those of other government lawyers, a survey of salaries showed last year.
CHEYENNE - Two civil rights groups want the Wyoming Supreme Court to let them argue in support of a Sheridan teenager who is appealing the life sentence he received after pleading guilty to a home invasion murder.
HELENA - A judge is intervening in the treatment of a Montana State Prison inmate, prohibiting any more of the solitary confinement treatment that originally prompted advocates to file a lawsuit on the 19-year-old man's behalf.