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

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Cole et al v. Goossen

On April 4, 2019, the ACLU of Kansas sued officials of the Kansas Statehouse on behalf of three Kansas State University Students detained the week before for unfurling a banner in the Capitol rotunda.

April 4, 2019 The First Amendment

Appeal of Kansas v. Hayes

On March 12, 2019, the ACLU of Kansas filed a criminal appeal challenging the constitutionality of Sedgwick County's standard probation conditions for gang members as both overbroad and vague in violation of the First and Fourteenth Amendments. The probation conditions being challenged in this su

March 13, 2019 Smart Justice Reform

Hammet v. Metsker

On September 17, 2018, the ACLU of Kansas filed a suit on behalf of Davis Hammet against Johnson County Election Commissioner Ronnie Metsker for refusing to tell Johnson County voters whether their votes counted.

September 17, 2018

Lamb v. Norwood

On July 23, the American Civil Liberties Union, ACLU of Kansas, Lambda Legal, National Center for Transgender Equality, and Transcend Legal filed a brief of amici curiae calling on the Tenth Circuit Court to amend parts of its opinion in Lamb v. Norwood.

July 23, 2018 LGBTQ Rights

Moore v. Kobach

On June 19, 2018, the ACLU of Kansas filed a class-action lawsuit against Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach on behalf of three individual plaintiffs, who had their constitutional rights to privacy violated by Sec. Kobach's office through the Crosscheck program.

June 19, 2018

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