Publication Listings

As part of our work in the defense of civil liberties, the ACLU of Illinois issues reports that study and note developments in civil liberties. Below is a listing of some of our publications organized by issue.

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Impact Report: December 2023

The ACLU and its members have a critically important role in the months ahead: we must speak vigorously about the ways in which autocratic candidates threaten our constitutional democracy; we must insist that the constitution protects all of us – people of color, women, immigrants, people of diff

December 8, 2023

Impact Report: August 2023

We must challenge the fear mongering that suggests that civil rights laws that protect access to public accommodations are a threat to people’s safety or personal autonomy. We all benefit from a society that is equitable and open to all.

August 4, 2023

Impact Report: April 2023

What we do, together, in the months and years ahead, will be critical to protecting and affirming individual rights and our democracy here in Illinois.  Please continue to partner with the ACLU of Illinois in this fight. 

April 27, 2023

Impact Report: Fall 2022

This past year has been challenging. The U.S. Supreme Court cruelly stripped away the constitutional protection for abortion – a right that had been recognized for nearly a half century – and took steps to diminish a host of individual rights.

December 16, 2022

Reducing Barriers to Recovery

Beginning in the 1970s, America has relentlessly pursued a “War on Drugs,” aimed at addressing the use of substances across the country. To be blunt, the so-called War has been a disaster.

November 2, 2022 Criminal Justice Reform