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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?
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 (09/20/2013)

This Week in Civil Liberties (09/20/2013)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 4:53pm

In which state is the Board of Education considering adopting for public schools new science textbooks that teach creationism based on Biblical principles?

What plants did a Texas SWAT team in search of marijuana plants find after a ten-hour…

This Week in Civil Liberties (09/13/2013)

This Week in Civil Liberties (09/13/2013)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 4:37pm

According to government records, how many passengers crossing the border had their electronic devices searched without a warrant between October 2012 and August 2013?

FISA Court opinions released to the ACLU this week show that which government…

This Week in Civil Liberties (08/30/2013)

This Week in Civil Liberties (08/30/2013)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 2:51pm

True or false: solitary confinement creates and exacerbates symptoms of mental illness in juvenile prisoners, undermining successful re-entry into society and jeopardizing public safety.

Which government black list infringes on peoples' constitutionally-protected…

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 (08/02/2013)

This Week in Civil Liberties (08/02/2013)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 3:47pm

Why should we care about metadata?

Which federal court ruled this week that the government can track your cell phone without a warrant?

Which state is set to execute a mentally ill man on Monday, despite the constitutional prohibition?

Which…

This Week in Civil Liberties

This Week in Civil Liberties

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 4:15pm

How many pages of police documents did the ACLU analyze as part of its report on  license plate tracking?

This week, Jameel Jaffer, ACLU Deputy Legal Director, testified before which House committee against the NSA spying program?

Human…

This Week in Civil Liberties (07/05/2013)

This Week in Civil Liberties (07/05/2013)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 12:58pm

For how many days did law enforcement use a Maryland man’s cell phone to track his location without a warrant?

Politicians in which state are pushing an anti-abortion bill that could bring the number of abortion providers in the state from…

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…

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