"Driving While Black" Lawsuit Grows 10/16/98

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Seven new plaintiffs have joined the American Civil Liberties Union's lawsuit against the Maryland State Police for race-based selection of African American motorists for traffic stops, and the U.S. Department of Justice has filed a Friend of the Court brief in support of the plaintiffs. Read more about it on the ACLU web site at http://www.aclu.org/news/n100898a.html, and check out the rest of the ACLU's redesigned web site, including their new drug policy section.

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