Press Releases

  • 04.23.07

    More Epstein: Sixty Nine Years of Design at Ninety

    Art Show, Book Honor Legendary Cleveland Designer

    CLEVELAND – An exhibit honoring seven decades of design in Cleveland – through the work of one of the profession’s legends, Mort Epstein – opens Saturday, May 19th at the Max Wohl Civil Liberties Center, 4506 Chester Avenue. A reception from 5-9 pm will include a book signing and a celebration of Epstein’s 90th birthday.  Read more…

    General Civil Liberties
  • 04.18.07

    Groups Launch Campaign to Ensure That Ohio Youth Have Access to Lawyers

    State Supreme Court Hears Argument on Minors' Right to Counsel

    COLUMBUS, OH – As the Supreme Court of Ohio today heard arguments on protecting children’s right to counsel, the American Civil Liberties Union, the ACLU of Ohio, the Children’s Law Center and the Office of the Ohio Public Defender announced a statewide campaign to inform young people of their rights. Based on analysis of juvenile Read more…

    Juvenile Justice
  • 04.13.07

    ACLU Launches Student Rights Guide

    Visit by Mary Beth Tinker to Mark Introduction of Project

    CINCINNATI– In conjunction with a visit by free speech activist Mary Beth Tinker, the American Civil Liberties Union of Ohio will launch distribution of Students! Know Your Rights, a guide for young people on their rights while in school. The guide will be available for teachers and administrators to add to their classrooms and student Read more…

    Student Rights
  • 04.10.07

    ACLU Demands Department of Justice Investigate Death at Butler County Jail

    HAMILTON, OH–The American Civil Liberties Union of Ohio sent a letter to the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Butler County Commissioners today urging them to launch an immediate and thorough investigation into a string of suicides at the Butler County Jail. On Sunday, Timothy James Hughes, 19, was found dead in his cell Read more…

    Police Practices
  • 03.19.07

    ACLU Says Changes at Board of Elections Long Overdue But Total Cleanup Needed

    CLEVELAND–Today, the American Civil Liberties Union of Ohio praised a decision by Secretary of State Jennifer Brunner to ask for the resignation of all four members of the Cuyahoga County Board of Elections. The county has long been plagued by election woes, culminating in the now-notorious 2006 primary election where polls were not open on Read more…

    Voting Rights
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