Along with our advocacy, legislative, and public education work, litigation remains one of the fundamental tools with which the ACLU of New Hampshire fights for equality and civil rights throughout the Granite State. See below for more information on the cases we've brought to the courts.
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ACLU-NH v. Town of Salem

On June 26, 2018, the ACLU-NH filed a Chapter 91-A petition against the Town of Salem.  This case concerns the ACLU-NH’s investigation into whether the Salem Police Department used its immense l

June 26, 2018

ACLU-NH et al. v. U.S. Department of Homeland Security

On May 8, 2018, ACLU affiliates in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont filed a lawsuit to require government agencies to turn over records about civil rights violations arising from immigration enforcement in their states. The lawsuit was filed against the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, U.S.

May 8, 2018

State v. Mazzaglia

On August 22, 2016, the ACLU-NH filed an amicus brief in the case State v. Mazzaglia.

March 22, 2018

ACLU of New Hampshire v. Town of Salem

This case challenges the Town of Salem's policy of only producing police reports if the requester pays $15 per report.  This is a clear violation of Chapter 91-A and Part I, Article 8 of the New Hampshire Constitution.  Consistent with the constitutional principle that government be open and acce

February 9, 2018


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