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 throughout the Lone Star State. See below for more information on the cases we've brought to the courts.

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Jane Doe v. El Paso Hospital District, et al

After a major victory on behalf of our client, who settled her claims against medical defendants for $1.1 million in 2014, we are excited to announce another landmark settlement against the remaining defendants. The U.S. government has paid our client $475,000 in damages for her ordeal.

July 21, 2016 Immigrants' Rights Smart Justice

Evenwel v. Abbott

With our colleagues at the National Voting Rights Project, we filed an amicus brief in a critical voting rights case heard by the U.S. Supreme Court, Evenwel v. Abbott.

April 4, 2016 Voting Rights

Zubik v. Burwell

Whether religiously-affiliated nonprofits have a valid religious objection to a rule that allows them to opt out of the requirement to provide contraceptive care coverage for their employees under the Affordable Care Act.

February 17, 2016

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