Along with our advocacy, legislative, and public education work, litigation remains one of the fundamental tools with which the ACLU of Texas fights for equality and civil rights. See below for more information on the cases we've brought to the courts.

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Doe v. Abbott

The ACLU of Texas and partners filed a lawsuit on behalf of a transgender child, her parents, and a licensed psychologist against Gov. Abbott and the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services.

March 9, 2022 LGBTQIA+ Equality

Whole Woman's Health v. Jackson

The ACLU of Texas along with ACLU National and other partners filed a federal lawsuit challenging a new Texas law banning abortion as early as six weeks in pregnancy, before many people know they are pregnant.

July 13, 2021 Reproductive Freedom

Hotze v. Hollins

The American Civil Liberties Union and ACLU of Texas moved to intervene in a lawsuit that seeks to invalidate nearly 127,000 early votes cast via drive-thru voting in Harris County.

November 2, 2020 Voting Rights