UPDATED: Did You Know? – The ACLU handles nearly 6,000 cases per year and appears before the US Supreme Court more than any other organization except the US Department of Justice. In 1978, the ACLU lost 25% of its members and racked up $500,000 in debt due to disapproval over its decision to represent a neo-Nazi group. US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was the chief litigator for the ACLU’s Women’s Rights Project prior to commencing her judicial career. Read these and other little known facts in the ACLU debate on our updated resource page.