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Williams v. Lazer

This case arises out of a defamation lawsuit filed by Mr. Lazer, a white man, against Ms. Williams, a Black woman. Mr. Lazer represented Ms. Williams in a real estate transaction and, according to Ms. Williams, made statements that were racist and sexist during the course of the sale.

January 6, 2021 Free Speech

Semper, et al. vs. LVMPD

The American Civil Liberties Union of Nevada filed this case on behalf of eleven individuals whose constitutional rights were violated by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department and the Rio Hotel.

August 18, 2020 Racial Justice Police Practices

Ramirez v. Culley

The American Civil Liberties Union of Nevada Foundation filed this case to secure the release of two men who are being detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement at the Henderson Detention Center.

March 31, 2020 COVID-19

Haley v. Prevent Sanctuary Cities

The American Civil Liberties Union of Nevada and Perkins Coie LLP on Nov. 21, 2017, filed a lawsuit in the First Judicial District Court challenging State Sen. Michael Roberson’s anti-immigrant ballot initiative.

December 18, 2017

Davis v. Nevada

UPDATE: On Aug. 3, the judge presiding over Davis v. Nevada has approved a stipulated consent judgment which will build upon last year’s legislative reform and ensure a true overhaul of the state’s public defense system.

November 2, 2017