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The Consequences and Costs of a 287(g) Jail Agreement: One Tennessee County’s Story

The Consequences and Costs of a 287(g) Jail Agreement: One Tennessee County’s Story

By Lindsay Kee, ACLU of Tennessee at 1:31pm

Though street-level 287(g) agreements are ending, ICE is continuing the troubled 287(g) program in jails

"We Don't Need a Warrant, We're ICE"

By Lindsay Kee, ACLU of Tennessee at 5:46pm

On the night of October 20, 2010, Angel Escobar and Jorge Sarmiento were in their beds in their small, two-bedroom apartment in the Clairmont complex in Nashville. Several roomates and friends were in other rooms. The doors and windows were all…

The Freedom to Surf: Protecting Internet Access in Public Schools

The Freedom to Surf: Protecting Internet Access in Public Schools

By Lindsay Kee, ACLU of Tennessee at 2:54pm

Throughout history, those in power have attempted to control access to information, to maintain — in the words of Thomas Jefferson — "tyranny over the mind of man." While it used to be books alone smoking in the pyres, today…

Exposure: A Muslim Woman's Unlawful Humiliation by Law Enforcement

Exposure: A Muslim Woman's Unlawful Humiliation by Law Enforcement

By Lindsay Kee, ACLU of Tennessee at 4:48pm

(Editor's note: We know it's no longer Women's History Month, but we still have a lot more to say! We'll be featuring a few more posts in April.)

Imagine the uproar if women were forced to remove their shirts and bras for booking photos…

ACLU of Tennessee and Huckabee (?!) Agree on Religious Freedom in Schools

By Lindsay Kee, ACLU of Tennessee at 2:08pm
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