Defending Liberty in New Mexico since 1962
ACLU-NM this week filed records requests under the federal Freedom of Information Act and New Mexico’s Inspection of Public Records Act regarding the operation, conditions and inspections of the Torrance...
The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of New Mexico is outraged but not surprised by this draft opinion. Overturning nearly half a century of established law and ending the national right to abortion...
The ACLU-NM is calling for a thorough investigation of the police shooting that claimed the life of 75-year-old Las Cruces resident Amelia Baca on Saturday, April 16.
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New Mexico Civil Rights Act
The New Mexico Civil Rights Act creates a legal remedy for New Mexicans to bring claims for damages in state court against police officers and other public officials who violate the rights guaranteed to them under the New Mexico Constitution.