Current Cases

Mar 252016
 

The U.S. Constitution and New Hampshire state law prohibit courts from jailing people for being too poor to pay their legal fines, but local courts throughout New Hampshire have been doing it anyway. On September 23, Read More…

 March 25, 2016
Jan 122016
 

On January 11, 2016, the American Civil Liberties Union of New Hampshire (ACLU-NH) and New Hampshire Legal Assistance (NHLA) filed a federal lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the Manchester police department’s practice of detaining, dispersing, Read More…

 January 12, 2016
Dec 232015
 

The American Civil Liberties Union of New Hampshire (ACLU-NH) and the law firm Bernstein, Shur, Sawyer & Nelson, P.A. filed a federal lawsuit on behalf of a prisoner’s mother and three-year-old son challenging the constitutionality Read More…

 December 23, 2015