ACLU http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Judge Orders Release Of Internal Police Documents http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/judge-orders-release-internal-police-documents <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A second St. Louis judge has ruled that police officers have no right to expect that statements they make during internal investigations won’t be released to the public.</span></p> Thu, 12 Jun 2014 03:06:41 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 36926 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Judge Orders Release Of Internal Police Documents Missouri Couples Sue To Have Out-Of-State Same-Sex Marriages Recognized http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/missouri-couples-sue-have-out-state-same-sex-marriages-recognized <p><strong>Updated with additional information from the press conference, copy of the case.</strong></p><p>Eight same-sex couples in Missouri have filed suit seeking to have their out-of-state marriages recognized in the state.</p> Wed, 12 Feb 2014 08:32:11 +0000 Rachel Lippmann & Jo Mannies 33642 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Missouri Couples Sue To Have Out-Of-State Same-Sex Marriages Recognized Case Over Police Discipline Records For Misuse Of World Series Tickets Continues http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/case-over-police-discipline-records-misuse-world-series-tickets-continues <p>A long-running legal battle over whether records of &nbsp;internal St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department investigations are subject to Missouri's Sunshine Law will continue for possibly another six months.</p><p>Here's a timeline of the case:</p> Tue, 03 Dec 2013 22:02:32 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 31920 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Case Over Police Discipline Records For Misuse Of World Series Tickets Continues Mo. Moving Forward With Executions, Despite Secrecy Over Drug Supply http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mo-moving-forward-executions-despite-secrecy-over-drug-supply <p>A month ago, St. Louis Public Radio <a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/gov-nixon-halts-execution-using-controversial-drug-why-change-plans">reported</a> on the questionable manner in which the state of Missouri got ahold of its potential execution drug. Now Missouri has a new plan to go ahead with two upcoming executions, but&nbsp;the process is anything but open.</p><p><em style="line-height: 1.5;"><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Updated 11/14/13 3:24 p.m.</span></em></p> Thu, 14 Nov 2013 10:24:00 +0000 Chris McDaniel & Véronique LaCapra 31422 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Mo. Moving Forward With Executions, Despite Secrecy Over Drug Supply Governor Nixon: Europe Won't Block Missouri Executions http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/governor-nixon-europe-wont-block-missouri-executions <p>Governor Jay Nixon said Missouri will be moving forward with two executions later this year, in spite of objections from the American Civil Liberties Union and the European Union.</p> Fri, 04 Oct 2013 22:37:24 +0000 Véronique LaCapra & Chris McDaniel 30431 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Governor Nixon: Europe Won't Block Missouri Executions ACLU Seeks To Block Mo. Executions By Disqualifying Anesthesiologist http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/aclu-seeks-block-mo-executions-disqualifying-anesthesiologist <p>The American Civil Liberties Union hopes to block two executions in Missouri this fall by seeking to disqualify the anesthesiologist used by the <a href="http://doc.mo.gov/">Department of Corrections</a>.</p> Thu, 29 Aug 2013 23:42:02 +0000 Marshall Griffin 29510 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org ACLU Seeks To Block Mo. Executions By Disqualifying Anesthesiologist Ill. Law Requiring Doctors To Notify Parents Of Girls Before Abortions Will Now Be Enforced http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/ill-law-requiring-doctors-notify-parents-girls-abortions-will-now-be-enforced <p><em>Updated 11:08 a.m., 12:42 p.m., 3:19 p.m. (with reporting from Illinois Public Radio's Brian Mackey)</em></p><p>A lengthy legal battle over an abortion notification law appears to be ending, clearing the way for Illinois to begin enforcing a 1995 measure requiring doctors to notify a girl's parents before she undergoes the procedure.</p> Thu, 11 Jul 2013 15:48:47 +0000 The Associated Press & Illinois Public Radio 28144 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Ill. Law Requiring Doctors To Notify Parents Of Girls Before Abortions Will Now Be Enforced Attorneys Ask For Quick Ruling In Illinois Same-Sex Marriage Ban http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/attorneys-ask-quick-ruling-illinois-same-sex-marriage-ban <p>Twenty five same-sex couples want to see a quick verdict in their lawsuits regarding the Illinois gay marriage ban.</p><p>Attorneys representing the couples suing over the ban asked a judge&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">Wednesday to rule through summary judgment.&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Lambda Legal and the American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois filed a motion Wednesday for a judge to rule quickly in the couples’ favor.</span></p> Wed, 10 Jul 2013 20:27:25 +0000 Kristi Luther & The Associated Press 28114 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Attorneys Ask For Quick Ruling In Illinois Same-Sex Marriage Ban ACLU Vows To Keep Fighting Missouri Prayer Amendment http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/aclu-vows-keep-fighting-missouri-prayer-amendment <p>The American Civil Liberties Union says it will keep fighting against <a href="http://www.sos.mo.gov/elections/2012ballot/fulltext_1.pdf">Missouri's new constitutional amendment</a> on prayer after a federal judge dismissed its initial lawsuit.<br>&nbsp; Thu, 07 Mar 2013 16:18:46 +0000 The Associated Press 9971 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org ACLU Vows To Keep Fighting Missouri Prayer Amendment St. Louis Taxi Driver Claims Religious Discrimination In Suit Against City, Others http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/st-louis-taxi-driver-claims-religious-discrimination-suit-against-city-others <p><em>Updated to correct spelling of Patti Hageman's name</em></p><p>A St. Louis taxi driver has filed a religious discrimination lawsuit against the Metropolitan Taxicab Commission, the City of St. Louis and Whelan Security.</p><p>Raja&nbsp;Naeem filed the lawsuit this morning following his Dec. 7 arrest at Lambert Airport.</p> Thu, 13 Dec 2012 20:34:34 +0000 Julie Bierach 7339 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org St. Louis Taxi Driver Claims Religious Discrimination In Suit Against City, Others