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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Spofford v. New Hampshire Public Radio et al.

On December 2, 2022, the ACLU of New Hampshire -- along with the New England First Amendment Coalition, Union Leader Corporation, and the Caledonian Record Publication Co., Inc.

December 2, 2022

Basile v. Garland/Fonjia v. Garland

These cases involve how the First Circuit should determine whether an immigration petition for review was properly filed at the First Circuit. Since the Fourth Circuit’s decision in Herrera-Alcala v. Garland, 39 F.4th 233 (4th Cir.

November 8, 2022

Hernandez Parada v. Garland

This case involves how immigration agencies should assess whether an asylum seeker’s past harm arises to the level of persecution as a matter of law.  The ACLU-NH filed an

September 1, 2022

Ixcuna v. Garland

The First Circuit Court has routinely vacated decisions of the Board of Immigration Appeals (“BIA”) because the BIA failed to apply the required clear error standard of review in reversing Immigration Judges’ factual findings – a failure that allows the BIA to

June 23, 2022