The ACLU of Indiana can help you if you think your rights have been violated by a government agency or organization, including town government, schools, police officers or the state of Indiana.
Here are a few basic questions to ask yourself if you are unsure about whether or not to submit a legal request with ACLU of Indiana:
- Have your civil liberties have been violated by a government entity?
- Does your issue concern a right or freedom protected by the U.S. or Indiana Constitutions? (See below for examples.)
- Are you the person or party whose constitutional rights have been violated?
Some examples of Constitutional and Civil Rights violations include:
- Freedom of speech - Know Your Rights: Free Speech
- Freedom of religion
- Police misconduct
- Censorship in public schools or libraries
- Fairness in school or prison discipline
- Privacy and other protections from government intrusion
- Inhumane jail or prison conditions
- Unfair treatment by government