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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.
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 (06/28/2013)

This Week in Civil Liberties (06/28/2013)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 3:57pm

Which federal court ruled this week that the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is unconstitutional?

True or false: Kansas public schools invited creationism advocates to teach students the "truth about dinosaurs," also known as "God's…

This Week in Civil Liberties (06/07/2013)

This Week in Civil Liberties (06/07/2013)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 4:36pm

Which federal court ruled that the police can seize the DNA of innocent Americans who have never been convicted of a serious crime, even without a search warrant?

Under what piece of legislation has the federal government been secretly surveilling…

This Week in Civil Liberties (05/03/2013)

This Week in Civil Liberties (05/03/2013)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 4:30pm

Which city's police department has taken it upon itself to determine who does and does not belong on the property of commercial businesses?

A Tulsa police officer was suspended for refusing to protect and serve which religious minority?

What…

This Week in Civil Liberties (1/11/2013)

This Week in Civil Liberties (1/11/2013)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 4:29pm

Are text messages protected by the higher privacy standards of surveillance laws that protect Internet communications (like email), or are they treated like phone calls?

How many years of litigation were required before the government agreed…

This Week in Civil Liberties (1/4/2013)

This Week in Civil Liberties (1/4/2013)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 4:51pm

How many people were executed in the United States in 2012?

An extension to which law did President Obama sign this week in order to continue President Bush’s warrantless wiretapping program for another five years?

In which city…

This Week in Civil Liberties (10/12/12)

This Week in Civil Liberties (10/12/12)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 2:10pm

A new report by the ACLU and Human Rights Watch finds that what kind of punishment works against rehabilitation of youth under 18 in jails and prisons?

Which court will decide on whether the University of Texas’s use of race in its admissions…

This Week in Civil Liberties (9/28/2012)

This Week in Civil Liberties (9/28/2012)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 2:19pm

Documents from which government agency show that federal law enforcement agencies now, more than ever, use “pen register” and “trap-and-trace” surveillance tools to track Americans’ electronic communications?

Which…

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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