American Civil Liberties Union

American Civil Liberties Union
American Civ|il Lib|er|ties U|nion
the full name of the ACLU

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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  • American Civil Liberties Union v. Ashcroft (2004) — American Civil Liberties Union v. Ashcroft (filed April 9, 2004 in the United States) is a lawsuit filed on behalf of an unknown party by the American Civil Liberties Union against the U.S. federal government. The unknown party, an Internet… …   Wikipedia

  • American Civil Liberties Union v. Department of Defense — ( ACLU v. DoD ), is a case in United States Federal Court wherein the American Civil Liberties Union sued the Department of Defense and the Central Intelligence Agency under the Freedom of Information Act for the release of still secret materials …   Wikipedia

  • American Civil Liberties Union v. Ashcroft — For the similarly named 2002 case dealing with protection of minors, see Ashcroft v. American Civil Liberties Union. American Civil Liberties Union v. Ashcroft (filed April 9, 2004 in the United States) is a lawsuit filed on behalf of a formerly… …   Wikipedia

  • American Civil Liberties Union v. Ashcroft (2002) — Infobox SCOTUS case Litigants=ACLU v. Ashcroft ArgueDate=November 28 ArgueYear=2001 DecideDate=May 13 DecideYear=2002 FullName=John Ashcroft, Attorney General v. American Civil Liberties Union, et al. USVol=535 USPage=564 Citation=122 S. Ct.… …   Wikipedia

  • American Civil Liberties Union — an organization founded in 1920 to defend the civil rights of all U.S. citizens. Abbr.: ACLU, A.C.L.U. * * * ▪ American organization       organization founded by Roger Baldwin (Baldwin, Roger Nash) and others in New York City in 1920 to champion …   Universalium

  • American Civil Liberties Union — (ACLU)    The ACLU was founded in 1920 by social reformers, including Roger Baldwin, Jane Addams, Crystal Eastman, and Clarence Darrow. It was established to preserve civil liberties guaranteed under the Bill of Rights of the Constitution, namely …   Historical Dictionary of the Roosevelt–Truman Era

  • Reno v. American Civil Liberties Union — SCOTUSCase Litigants=Reno v. ACLU ArgueDate=March 19 ArgueYear=1997 DecideDate=June 26 DecideYear=1997 FullName=Janet Reno, Attorney General of the United States, et al. v. American Civil Liberties Union, et al. USVol=521 USPage=844 Citation=117… …   Wikipedia

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