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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Sanchez et al v. Dallas County Sheriff

The ACLU of Texas, along with ACLU National, the Next Generation Action Network Legal Advocacy Fund, Civil Rights Corps, and Susman Godfrey LLF, filed a federal class-action lawsuit against Dallas County and Sheriff Marian Brown.

April 9, 2020 Smart Justice

Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association et al v. Abbott

The ACLU of Texas, along with the Texas Fair Defense Project, the ACLU’s Criminal Law Reform Project, and the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, filed a lawsuit challenging Governor Abbott’s passage of an executive order, GA-13, which unlawfully attempts to remove discretion from judg

April 8, 2020 Smart Justice