American Civil Liberties Union


American Civil Liberties Union
American Civ|il Lib|er|ties U|nion
the full name of the ACLU

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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  • American Civil Liberties Union — n. A national organization dedicated to protecting constitutionally guaranteed civil rights and liberties. abbrv. ACLU The Essential Law Dictionary. Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008. American Civil… …   Law dictionary

  • American Civil Liberties Union — Union américaine pour les libertés civiles Logo de ACLU Contexte général Champs d action Défense des droits de l homme …   Wikipédia en Français

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  • American Civil Liberties Union — Die American Civil Liberties Union (kurz ACLU, engl. „Amerikanische Bürgerrechtsunion“) ist eine US amerikanische Nichtregierungsorganisation (NGO), die seit 1920 besteht. Sie setzt sich für Bürgerrechte und generell für Anliegen des Liberalismus …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • American Civil Liberties Union — an organization founded in 1920 to defend the civil rights of all U.S. citizens. Abbr.: ACLU, A.C.L.U. * * * ▪ American organization       organization founded by Roger Baldwin (Baldwin, Roger Nash) and others in New York City in 1920 to champion …   Universalium

  • American Civil Liberties Union — (ACLU)    The ACLU was founded in 1920 by social reformers, including Roger Baldwin, Jane Addams, Crystal Eastman, and Clarence Darrow. It was established to preserve civil liberties guaranteed under the Bill of Rights of the Constitution, namely …   Historical Dictionary of the Roosevelt–Truman Era

  • American Civil Liberties Union — American organization that defends individual rights (such as free speech, freedom of choice, protection from discrimination, etc.), ACLU …   English contemporary dictionary

  • American Civil Liberties Union — an organization founded in 1920 to defend the civil rights of all U.S. citizens. Abbr.: ACLU, A.C.L.U …   Useful english dictionary

  • American Civil Liberties Union v. Ashcroft (2004) — American Civil Liberties Union v. Ashcroft (filed April 9, 2004 in the United States) is a lawsuit filed on behalf of an unknown party by the American Civil Liberties Union against the U.S. federal government. The unknown party, an Internet… …   Wikipedia

  • American Civil Liberties Union v. Department of Defense — ( ACLU v. DoD ), is a case in United States Federal Court wherein the American Civil Liberties Union sued the Department of Defense and the Central Intelligence Agency under the Freedom of Information Act for the release of still secret materials …   Wikipedia


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