ACLU, for first time, elects Black person as its president
She succeeds Susan Herman, a professor at Brooklyn Law School who had served as president since 2008. Early in her career, after graduating from Yale Law School, she was a legal fellow at the ACLU in 1997-98. At NYU Law School, Archer is a professor of clinical law and director of its Civil Rights Clinic. Ad“There is no one better equipped, who best personifies or is more capable to helm the future battles for civil rights, civil liberties, and systemic equality than Deborah Archer,” Romero said. “President Trump may be gone but his toxic legacy on civil rights and civil liberties is still very much with us,” Romero said.
'See you in court': ACLU files nearly 400 cases versus Trump
As of this week, the ACLU has filed nearly 400 lawsuits and other legal actions against the Trump administration, some meeting with setbacks but many resulting in important victories. As of this week, the ACLU has filed nearly 400 lawsuits and other legal actions against the Trump administration, some meeting with setbacks but many resulting in important victories. Donald Trump has provided a full employment program for ACLU lawyers on all of our issues, Romero said. By a similar 5-4 vote, the Supreme Court also allowed the implementation of the Trump administration policy barring transgender people from enlisting in the military. In an email, Turley questioned the wisdom of the torrent of lawsuits against the Trump administration.