Rights Violated? Please Read This First:
The ACLU of Illinois solely takes cases where the incident occurred in the state of Illinois, or cases involving residents of Illinois. The organization is not a provider of general legal services; it only litigates cases where there has been a violation of a person’s civil rights, primarily by the government. We do not practice criminal law or generally take cases where rights have been violated by a private entity. After receiving your request, it may take up to two weeks to receive a response from the Intake Department. As such, if your case is extremely time-sensitive, you may wish to consult a private attorney...continue reading.
- If you live in Illinois and you feel your rights have been violated, please submit a request for legal assistance.
- Denied services or health care because of someone else’s religious beliefs? Share your story.
- Experienced pregnancy discrimination in the workplace? Let us know.
- Have you been unfairly threatened with eviction or a fine because a call to police or arrest happened at your home or on your property? Tell us about it.