“Overcrowded, confined spaces are particularly conducive to spreading COVID-19. This makes our prisons, and the populations that are housed in and work there, especially vulnerable."
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The ACLU alleges in a federal lawsuit that Highland Community College instituted a plan six months ago to reduce the number of black students. It contends the college’s strategy included expelling black students for minor or bogus infractions and singling them out for searches and harassment.
The American Civil Liberties Union expanded Tuesday a First Amendment lawsuit filed in federal court against a former Kansas Corporation Commission attorney to include the three current members and one former member of the state commission regulating the state’s energy and utility industries.