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American Civil Liberties Union of the District of Columbia

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Información General Contacto

P.O. Box 11637
Washington, DC 20008

Cómo obtener ayuda

Teléfono (202) 457-0800
  • Lunes 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
  • Martes 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
  • Miércoles 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
  • Jueves 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
  • Viernes 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

All requests are reviewed by a screening committee. We ask that you write us with a clear description of the problem in order to request assistance.

Quienes Somos

The ACLU of the District of Columbia works to protect and extend civil liberties and civil rights in our local community, Washington, DC. We do this by filing lawsuits, educating the public, and lobbying the DC government. We take requests for legal help in writing. You can submit a request form through our website at

We take only take a limited number of cases, and with regret must turn down some requests even when serious injustice has occurred.

If your complaint is not connected to the District of Columbia, look up your local ACLU affiliate to request legal help where the problem occurred.

Our cases:

We take cases about civil liberties and civil rights. Examples:

  • Freedom of speech and press.
  • Freedom of religion.
  • Freedom from unreasonable invasions of privacy.
  • Equal protection (freedom from discrimination).
  • Due process (the right to a fair procedure).
  • Freedom from police misconduct.

We do not take these types of cases:

  • Denial of government benefits, such as unemployment or welfare.
  • Defense to a criminal charge.
  • Complaints against lawyers.
  • Problems involving taxes.
  • Cases about a person's immigration status.
  • Landlord-tenant disputes.
  • Divorce, child custody, or neglect matters.

A Quién Servimos

  • En todo el estado
Idioma(s) hablado
  • Spanish / Español
¿Es esta organización accesible en silla de ruedas?
¿Esta organización proporciona acceso para personas con discapacidad auditiva? No

Tipo de ayuda

Este grupo proporciona los siguientes tipos de servicios basados en sus necesidades legales y sus recursos:
  • Representación legal completa
Última revisión y actualización: Sep 14, 2017
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