As the 2020 Regular Legislative Session adjourned, the ACLU of Hawai‘i asks Governor Ige to sign these bills into law.
ACLU of Hawai‘i and Lawyers for Equal Justice File Amicus Brief Supporting Public Defender's Petition to Release Incarcerated People During COVID-19 Pandemic
The ACLU of Hawai‘i and Lawyers for Equal Justice filed amicus brief supporting Public Defender's position to release incarcerated people during COVID-19 pandemic.
ACLU of Hawai‘i Sends Letter to Police Chiefs Offering Guidance on Balancing COVID-19-Related Movement Restrictions with Civil Liberties
The ACLU of Hawai‘i sent a letter to the four police chiefs for the State offering guidance from a civil liberties perspective on the least restrictive means law enforcement can use with respect to COVID-19-related movement restrictions.
Nonprofit Organizations File Supreme Court Amicus Brief in Defense of Speech and Privacy Rights of People Engaging in Political Advocacy
The ACLU of Hawai‘i the Japanese American Citizens League, Honolulu Chapter, and the Iwamoto Family Foundation — filed an amicus brief in the Hawaiʻi Supreme Court in defense of the speech and privacy rights of people and groups engaged in political advocacy.
The CDC releases guidance saying to not clear houseless encampments during spread of COVID-19, which the City was acting in clear violation of.
Experts, Officials, and Advocates Call for End of 'Sweeps' of Houseless Community During COVID-19 Pandemic
The ACLU of Hawai‘i joins other officials warning against the City's continued 'sweeps' of houseless people during the COVID-19 pandemic.