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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 of law will be the touchstones of this presidency," just how much sunshine has this administration let in?
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…

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