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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March 2017 Stop & Frisk Report

March 24, 2017 -- Independent consultant and former U.S. Magistrate Judge Arlander Keys released his first semiannual report pursuant to the 2015 investigatory stop and protective pat down agreement between the City of Chicago, Chicago Police Department and the ACLU of Illinois.

July 11, 2017 Police Practices and Racial Justice

Asset Forfeiture in Illinois

Most people expect Illinois law enforcement to defend the private property of Illinois residents. As long as you obey the law, your life, liberty and property should be secure from the law – or so common sense would suggest.

November 18, 2016 Criminal Justice Reform

Health Care Denied

Reports from the ACLU and MergerWatch reveal that one in six hospital beds in the U.S. is in a facility that complies with Catholic directives that prohibit a range of reproductive health care services, even when a woman’s life or health is in jeopardy.

May 12, 2016 Women's and Reproductive Rights

2015 Stop and Frisk Report

The nation’s attention has turned to police practices because of high profile killings. But concerns about policing extend beyond the use of force and into the everyday interactions of police with community members.

March 20, 2015