The ACLU of Iowa Legal Program files lawsuits and amicus briefs in cases that will broadly impact fundamental rights and freedoms in Iowa. It works to protect civil liberties from violation by all levels of government throughout the state.

Questions about the Legal Department

The ACLU of Iowa takes only very specific types of cases. Are you wondering what kinds of cases it often accepts? Or who will review your requests for assistance? To read the answers to these questions and more, click here.

Legal Requests

If you have a civil liberties legal question or problem, you have two different ways to reach us—by email or by writing us through regular mail. We do not generally answer legal questions or take information about legal complaints over the phone or in person. To find out how to contact us with a legal problem, click here.

Legal Documents

To view the legal documents filed or created by the ACLU of Iowa, click here.

Legal Internships

We do not have hard deadlines for our legal internships and consider applicants on a rolling basis. To learn more, click here.

Attorney Volunteers

Is your law firm able to serve on a pro bono basis as cooperating counsel in cutting-edge, impact litigation with the ACLU of Iowa? Learn more here.