The following page provides resources for communities on a variety of legal issues, including your rights at border checkpoints, during police encounters or worksite raids.

This information is not legal advice. If you have been questioned, detained, or arrested by law enforcement, or believe that your rights have been violated, you should contact an attorney to get advice about your individual circumstances.

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CRIMINAL JUSTICE

IMMIGRATION

RACIAL PROFILING

STUDENT RIGHTS

VOTING

  • The ACLU of Arizona has issued a new report that explores felony disfranchisement laws in Arizona. Breaking Barriers to the Ballot is intended to provide a more comprehensive picture of the voting rights removal and restoration processes. In Arizona, an estimated 176,103 persons - most of whom have fully served their felony sentences - are barred from the polls. Read the executive summary.
  •  Download Voting Publications

WOMEN'S RIGHTS

  • Women's Jail Project: The Women’s Jail Project works to improve policies in Arizona jail systems related to women's health issues, including ensuring pregnant inmates have access to adequate prenatal care, protecting inmates’ right to abortion, and advocating for humane labor and delivery practices. Click here to learn more about the rights of pregnant inmates to healthcare in Arizona's jails and prisons. (En ESPAÑOL)
  • Download Women's Rights Publications