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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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

Chavez v. Garland

In this case, Petitioner fears torture and death inflicted by the MS-13 gang if he is removed to El Salvador.  In his immigration case, Petitioner presented an expert and other country conditions evidence explaining in detail MS-13’s social and political status in El

June 3, 2022

Sig Sauer, Inc. v. Jeffrey S. Bagnell, Esq., LLC

In this case, Plaintiff SIG Sauer, Inc. seeks a preliminary injunction prohibiting Defendant Jeffrey S. Bagnell and his law firm from displaying an animation that depicts alleged product defects in SIG’s P320 semi-automatic pistol.

May 23, 2022