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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Zanial v. SBEA

On March 19, 2018, the ACLU of Kansas filed a complaint against the Spirit Boeing Employees' Association (SBEA) for racial profiling and religious discrimination against Munir Zanial, a dues-paying member of the organization.

March 19, 2018

Harper v. Andersen

The ACLU of Kansas filed a class-action lawsuit against the Kansas Department of Health and Environment and the Kansas Division of Health Care Finance, challenging the policy of restricting treatment for Hepatitis C for Medicaid patients.

February 15, 2018

Koontz v. Watson

On October 11, 2017, the ACLU and the ACLU of Kansas filed a lawsuit against the state of Kansas over a state law that requires that any person or company that contracts with the state submit a written certification that they are “not currently engaged in a boycott of Israel.”

October 15, 2017

Roeland Park v. Donegan

The ACLU of Kansas successfully defended Matthew Donegan, a Roeland Park homeowner, in a municipal court case in which he was charged with displaying more than three political signs in his yard in violation of the City’s sign ordinance. 

March 15, 2017

Brown v. Kobach

The ACLU filed a lawsuit challenging Kansas’ dual voter registration system, charging it violates the Kansas Constitution and state law. The dual system prevents qualified Kansas voters from voting in state and local elections due solely to their method of registration

July 19, 2016

Fish v. Kobach

The ACLU of Kansas successfully challenged Kansas' "proof of citizenship" law, where citizens are forced to produce a birth certificate or passport or other onerous document, as a violation of federal law.

February 18, 2016

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