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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?
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 (09/27/13)

This Week in Civil Liberties (09/27/13)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 5:19pm

A truck driver of what religious group was harassed and humiliated because of his appearance and religion?

True or false: over one in 10 people of voting age in Florida has been disenfranchised because of a felony conviction?

An instance…

This Week in Civil Liberties (08/23/2013)

This Week in Civil Liberties (08/23/2013)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 4:41pm

Which recently-convicted whistleblower will be seeking hormone therapy as part of her transition during incarceration?

An amendment in which state was would have barred state courts from applying — or even considering — foreign law, international…

This Week in Civil Liberties (06/14/2013)

This Week in Civil Liberties (06/14/2013)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 4:45pm

The ACLU filed a lawsuit this week challenging which agency's surveillance program that the government uses to spy on millions of ordinary Americans?

Which federal court invalidated patents on the BRCA1 and BRCA2 cancer genes?

The ACLU…

This Week in Civil Liberties (05/24/2013)

This Week in Civil Liberties (05/24/2013)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 2:40pm

True or False? Overly severe discipline in school does not improve student behavior, but pushes them out of school and into the school-to-prison pipeline.

How much did law enforcement pay a witness in an Alabama capital punishment case for…

This Week in Civil Liberties (04/19/2013)

This Week in Civil Liberties (04/19/2013)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 1:08pm

In which state does middle school student Jordan Anderson continue to face discrimination for standing up to religious indoctrination in his public school?

Fill in the blank: the ACLU argued in front of the Supreme Court this week that ____…

This Week in Civil Liberties (03/29/2013)

This Week in Civil Liberties (03/29/2013)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 4:40pm

A document uncovered by which ACLU affiliate shows that federal investigators were routinely using a cell phone surveillance tool but withholding information on the technology from the courts in applications for electronic surveillance orders?

Which…

This Year in Civil Liberties – 2012

This Year in Civil Liberties – 2012

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 12:00am

In which state did politicians attempt to pass a bill that would allow anti-abortion doctors to lie to their patients in order to prevent them from ending their pregnancies?

The “Criminalizing Protest” Bill raises issues of significance…

This Week in Civil Liberties (7/20/2012)

This Week in Civil Liberties (7/20/2012)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 4:52pm

Which government agency monitors the private emails of its employees?

Which state is ready to illegally execute an intellectually disabled man on Monday?

Who is being sued by the ACLU and the Center for Constitutional Rights for authorizing…

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