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ACLU Appeals Medical Marijuana Case on Behalf of Cancer-Stricken Wal-Mart Employee

ACLU Appeals Medical Marijuana Case on Behalf of Cancer-Stricken Wal-Mart Employee

By Alex Braboy, ACLU at 6:07pm
This week, the ACLU filed a brief urging a federal appeals court to reinstate a 2010 lawsuit about the wrongful firing of Wal-Mart employee Joseph Casias for using medical marijuana in accordance with state law. In February, a U.S. district judge dismissed the case, but the ACLU is appealing, and our argument is anything but half-baked.

Looking on the Bright Side During Sunshine Week

By Alex Braboy, ACLU at 12:26pm

President Obama on Wednesday received an award from a coalition of government transparency groups in celebration of Sunshine Week, a promotion for open government practices. But two years after Obama insisted that "transparency and the rule…

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