Louisville Attorney Friedman Disbarred

A former attorney for the American Civil Liberties Union of Kentucky has been permanently disbarred over his handling of client funds in his private practice. The Kentucky Supreme Court ruled today that David Friedman of Louisville withheld more than 100-thousand dollars in judgments he won for several clients, using the money for personal expenses because […]

Youth Rights Conference Focuses on School-to-Prison Pipeline

This year’s Youth Rights Conference presented by the American Civil Liberties Union of Kentucky will focus on the school to prison pipeline, among other civil rights issues relevant to local teens. For the past several months, a group of students from various Jefferson County high schools have been organizing a day of workshops and strategy […]

Youth Rights Conference to Discuss Food Justice, Bullying and Sex Ed

Bringing together high school students from across the commonwealth, the American Civil Liberties Union of Kentucky and the Muhammad Ali Institute for Peace and Justice are hosting the 2011 Youth Rights Conference in Louisville this weekend. The summit begins Saturday and is aimed at helping students learn more about civil liberties issues. Discussion topics are […]