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This Week in Civil Liberties (05/25/12)

This Week in Civil Liberties (05/25/12)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 3:12pm
Which court has agreed to hear our case challenging the FISA Amendments Act, which authorizes NSA warrantless wiretapping?
This Week in Civil Liberties (5/18/12)

This Week in Civil Liberties (5/18/12)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 3:22pm

Which law could be used to restrict the right to protest at next week’s NATO summit?

Which government watch list can you get on but are entirely at the government’s mercy if you want to get off?

A lawmaker from which 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 (3/23/2012)

This Week in Civil Liberties (3/23/2012)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 5:39pm

Some employers are asking job applicants for their passwords to which social networking site?

Which court ruled that a law that protects pregnant workers is unenforceable?

Which country is the only one in the world that sentences…

This Week in  Civil Liberties (12/30/2011)

This Week in Civil Liberties (12/30/2011)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 1:11pm

Which ACLU lawsuit did The New York Times write about this week?

Who has been stopped by a district court from detaining or arresting people solely because of their race?

In which state did the Justice Department block a voter…

This Year in Civil Liberties: 2011

This Year in Civil Liberties: 2011

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 2:51pm

2011 was certainly a year in which a number of the issues the ACLU works on really disturbed our blog readers. To sum up the year, we present you with some of the top issues from the past 12 months by taking a look at our most popular blog posts.

National…

This Week in Civil Liberties (10/21/2011)

This Week in Civil Liberties (10/21/2011)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 5:53pm

Who said the police don't need a warrant to demand cell phone location records of innocent citizens not even suspected of crime?

When was the last time Congress updated electronic privacy law?

Who violated the NAACP's right to free…

This Week in Civil Liberties (9/16/2011)

This Week in Civil Liberties (9/16/2011)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 5:48pm

What kind of information still remains vulnerable to government surveillance even 10 years after 9/11?

Who can you help save by sending a letter to the Georgia State Board of Pardons and Parole?

Which state is proposing an amendment…

Your Pledges to Fight for Freedom

Your Pledges to Fight for Freedom

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 11:33am

Last week, to coincide with the 10th anniversary of 9/11, we asked you to share your thoughts on defending the Constitution and American values in times of national crisis. So far, we've received over 3,000 messages pledging to fight for our freedoms…

This Week in Civil Liberties (8/12/2011)

This Week in Civil Liberties (8/12/2011)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 5:30pm

What military base, after initially pulling its support, is allowing an atheist concert on base? How can states save some of your taxpayer dollars? Which civil servant publicly indicated indifference towards separation between church and state?…

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