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Eldredge v. Taylor II

We are now representing Julie Eldredge, a groundbreaking plaintiff in same-sex parental rights, in responding to an appeal by her ex-partner, whose attempt to subvert Eldredge’s rights through an adoption was denied by the district court (the opposite outcome as Fleming).

September 13, 2017

Fleming v. Hyde II

Following district court actions denying equal parental rights to non-biological parents in same-sex families, the ACLU of Oklahoma had three related appeals before the Oklahoma Supreme Court. ACLU's clients won all three of these in unanimous rulings.

September 13, 2017

McCraw, et al. v. City of Oklahoma City

The City of Oklahoma City passed an ordinance aimed at curbing panhandling on city medians, but which is very overbroad, infringing on a wide variety of free speech. We filed a federal court challenge on behalf of seven plaintiffs who include individuals, a political party, and media outlet.

September 13, 2017

Center for Media & Democracy v. Hunter [Pruitt]

ACLU of Oklahoma represents Wisconsin-based watchdog group Center for Media & Democracy (CMD) in an open-records suit against the Oklahoma Attorney General’s office for withholding records concerning Pruitt’s communications with the oil and gas industry for nearly two years.

September 12, 2017

Perfect Cause v. Fallin

The ACLU of Oklahoma filed a challenge to the Governor’s Office failing to comply with the Oklahoma Open Records Act by refusing to employ or assign staff necessary to fulfill requests in the “prompt, reasonable” manner required by the law.

September 12, 2017

Tondalao Hall writ of Habeas Corpus

The ACLU of Oklahoma represents Tondalao Hall, an Oklahoma mother and domestic violence survivor sentenced to 30 years in prison for failing to protect two of her children from her abusive partner. In June of 2017, the ACLU began a new legal effort to free Tondalao.

July 12, 2017

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