Stories tagged: "ACLU"


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Trump Order Would Exclude 4% of Arizona’s Population From Census Count

Leaving undocumented residents out of the Census could result in Arizona losing out on nearly $900 million in federal funding.

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Report: White Criminals in Maricopa County More Likely to Be Offered Leniency

An analysis of over 50,000 criminal cases found that Black and Latino defendants are given longer sentences and higher fines than their white counterparts.

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ACLU Leader: We Need Counselors, Not Cops

Arizona's student-to-counselor ratio is the worst in the nation, with only one counselor for every 905 students.

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Maricopa County Jails See Explosion in COVID-19 Cases

A high number of Inmates and corrections officers at four of Maricopa County's jails have contracted the coronavirus, resulting in seven deaths so far.