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This Week in Civil Liberties (6/22/12)

This Week in Civil Liberties (6/22/12)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 5:37pm
Which legislative body convened the first-ever hearing on the dangers of long-term solitary confinement?
This Week in Civil Liberties (06/01/12)

This Week in Civil Liberties (06/01/12)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 5:30pm
Which government agency uses factually flawed and biased information in counterterrorism training materials? What law, which discriminates against married same-sex couples, was ruled unconstitutional by a federal appeals court? In which state did…
This Week in Civil Liberties (04/20/12)

This Week in Civil Liberties (04/20/12)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 9:20pm

Which state saved no taxpayer money by implementing a law that requires drug testing of all of applicants for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)?

What company fired an employee for using medical marijuana in accordance with state…

This Week in Civil Liberties (04/13/2012)

This Week in Civil Liberties (04/13/2012)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 5:48pm

Which state recently passed the first bill in the nation that bans employers from asking for social media passwords?

Which Michigan agency has ended the practice of sexually abusive searches of women prisoners?

What constitutionally-guaranteed…

This Week in Civil Liberties (1/6/2012)

This Week in Civil Liberties (1/6/2012)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 6:12pm

Which bill, signed into law by President Obama on New Year’s Eve, allows for indefinite military detention without charge or trial?

What comic book debuting this week features the same-sex marriage of two characters?

In which…

ECPA: Online Privacy Stuck in the '80s

ECPA: Online Privacy Stuck in the '80s

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 3:09pm

While technology has advanced at breakneck speed, electronic privacy law remained at a standstill. Tell Congress to update ECPA!

This Week in Civil Liberties (9/2/2011)

This Week in Civil Liberties (9/2/2011)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 5:03pm

What major telecom company participated in warrantless wiretapping?

Which former leader has no regrets about Bush Administration torture policies?

What supposedly quick fix to public education deficiencies endangers the separation between…

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 (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…

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