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This Week in Civil Liberties (03/14/2014)

This Week in Civil Liberties (03/14/2014)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 4:19pm
What NSA whistleblower joined the ACLU at South by Southwest for his first live conversation with an audience?
This Week in Civil Liberties (03/07/2014)

This Week in Civil Liberties (03/07/2014)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 3:38pm

True or false: a police department in Florida failed to tell judges about its use of a cell phone tracking device because the manufacturer asked them to keep it under wraps.

Edward Snowden will appear via live video next Monday at what film,…

This Week in Civil Liberties (02/28/2014)

This Week in Civil Liberties (02/28/2014)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 4:54pm

The police department of what U.S. city created a list "400 most dangerous people," not based on crimes they had committed, but on historic crime information, disturbance calls, suspicions reports, and social network analysis?

Residents of…

This Week in Civil Liberties (02/21/2014)

This Week in Civil Liberties (02/21/2014)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 4:48pm

How many Japanese Americans were relocated to American concentration camps seventy one years ago?

A transparency report released by what major telecommunications provider reveals that the government requests large volumes of customer information,…

This Week in Civil Liberties (2/14/2014)

This Week in Civil Liberties (2/14/2014)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 5:33pm

At what age was James Burns when he first held in solitary confinement?

How many states have Good Samaritan" laws, which allow people who call 911 to report an overdose to be immune from criminal prosecution for certain crimes associated with…

This Week in Civil Liberties (02/07/2014)

This Week in Civil Liberties (02/07/2014)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 4:32pm

True or false: private probation companies are engaged in a court-sanctioned extortion racket.

In which state did the ACLU file a lawsuit this week challenging the ban on marriage for same-sex couples?

Which legislative body is considering…

This Week in Civil Liberties (01/31/2014)

This Week in Civil Liberties (01/31/2014)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 4:52pm

In what state are politicians considering a bill that would allow hospital staff to refuse to participate in any phase of patient care related to ending a pregnancy?

True or false: Scott Roeder, convicted of the murder of Dr. George Tiller,…

This Week in Civil Liberties (01/17/2014)

This Week in Civil Liberties (01/17/2014)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 5:03pm

Bonnie Raines broke into and stole every document from which government agency office in 1971?

What provokes the "take off your shoes and get back to the kitchen?" outrage when we talk about women's rights?

True or false: in 2012, over…

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?

How revealing is metadata?

A new business model adopted by what Internet provider puts network…

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…

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