Along with our advocacy, legislative, and public education work, litigation is one of the fundamental ways the ACLU of Hawai‘i fights for equality and civil liberties. See below for more information on the cases we've brought to the courts.

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A.B. et al. v. Hawai‘i DOE and OIA

In December 2018, the ACLU of Hawaiʻi, together with Legal Aid at Work and Simpson Thacher & Barlett, filed a Title IX class action lawsuit on behalf of brave Campbell High School female student-athletes against the Hawaiʻi DOE and the OIA seeking gender equity in school athletics.

December 6, 2018 Gender Equity

Chelius v. Azar

In October 2017, the American Civil Liberties Union and the ACLU of Hawaiʻi filed suit on behalf of a Kauai doctor and several professional health care associations to challenge Food and Drug Administration restrictions that significantly limit access to medication abortion.

October 3, 2017