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This Week in Civil Liberties (01/10/2014)

This Week in Civil Liberties (01/10/2014)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 4:43pm
In what state did a hidden cameraman capture police using excessive force and seizing the cameras of those attempting to film the encounter?
This Week in Civil Liberties (01/03/2014)

This Week in Civil Liberties (01/03/2014)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 12:52pm

What executive order governs the NSA’s surveillance abroad – even when that surveillance sweeps up Americans’ communications?

What constitutional amendment did a District Court judge cite when knocking down a Florida law that required…

This Week in Civil Liberties (12/20/2013)

This Week in Civil Liberties (12/20/2013)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 4:38pm

This week ACLU Executive Director Anthony D. Romero thanked which whistleblower for being a true patriot?

How many years did Reynolds Wintersmith spend in federal prison for a non-violent drug offense before President Obama commuted his life…

This Week in Civil Liberties (12/13/2013)

This Week in Civil Liberties (12/13/2013)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 4:04pm

True or false: T-Mobile and AT&T received nearly 600,000 requests from law enforcement for customer information in 2012.

In which state did a judge rule that a bakery cannot discriminate against same-sex couples by refusing them service?

Which…

This Week in Civil Liberties (12/06/2013)

This Week in Civil Liberties (12/06/2013)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 4:25pm

What lobbying group forces Catholic hospitals to abide by directives that potentially put religion above patient health?

Freedom of the press is protected by what amendment in the U.S.?

What government agency asked a court to allow…

This Week in Civil Liberties (11/22/2013)

This Week in Civil Liberties (11/22/2013)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 4:21pm

Police officers in what Massachusetts city are outraged by the potential privacy infringement if police departments install GPS tracking devices in all patrol cars?

In which state is it possible to be registered to vote for President, but not…

This Week in Civil Liberties (11/15/2013)

This Week in Civil Liberties (11/15/2013)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 4:40pm

Which rapper showed off his ACLU membership card in a new video by the ACLU of Washington?

What bill recently passed by the Senate would prevent employers from discriminating against workers based on their sexual orientation or gender identity?

How…

This Week in Civil Liberties (11/08/2013)

This Week in Civil Liberties (11/08/2013)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 2:50pm

The "Nursing Mothers Provision" of what newly passed federal bill requires ACLU plaintiff Bobbi Bockoras' employer to provide her with a clean and private location in which to pump breast milk?

Which German magazine published a statement from…

This Week in Civil Liberties (11/01/2013)

This Week in Civil Liberties (11/01/2013)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 4:28pm

In what city did police seize and auction off Leon and Mary Adams’ home because their grandson had allegedly dealt small amounts of marijuana from the porch?

What act, which prohibits employers from discriminating against pregnant workers,…

This Week in Civil Liberties (10/24/2013)

This Week in Civil Liberties (10/24/2013)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 5:01pm

Which government whistleblower responsible for revealing the NSA's massive spying program released a statement encouraging Americans to rally against pervasive surveillance?

According to the Third Circuit Court of Appeals, what must law enforcement…

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