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This Week in Civil Liberties (06/21/2013)

This Week in Civil Liberties (06/21/2013)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 4:36pm
The police department of what major city was sued this week by the ACLU for discriminatory suspicionless surveillance practices?
This Week in Civil Liberties (04/12/2013)

This Week in Civil Liberties (04/12/2013)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 4:40pm

Which court will hear the ACLU's case against gene patenting on Monday?

Which tax collection agency can read your emails without a warrant?

Which intergovernmental organization has demanded answers for U.S. human rights violations regarding…

This Week in Civil Liberties (4/5/2013)

This Week in Civil Liberties (4/5/2013)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 4:23pm

What slang term written on a standardized test earned a Texas teen the excessive punishment of 4-days suspension?

In which state did correctional center staff restrain and torture a prisoner with pepper spray?

Which cybersecurity bill's…

This Week in Civil Liberties (03/01/2013)

This Week in Civil Liberties (03/01/2013)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 4:43pm

What types of data can be pulled off of a seized iPhone by law enforcement agents using forensic analysis tools?

The U.S. Marshals Service experimented with what new surveillance tool, according to documents released this week?

What…

This Year in Civil Liberties – 2012

This Year in Civil Liberties – 2012

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 12:00am

In which state did politicians attempt to pass a bill that would allow anti-abortion doctors to lie to their patients in order to prevent them from ending their pregnancies?

The “Criminalizing Protest” Bill raises issues of significance…

This Week in Civil Liberties (12/07/2012)

This Week in Civil Liberties (12/07/2012)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 5:16pm

Is the Obama administration’s drone war legal?

Which ACLU affiliate continues to fight for transit equity 58 years after Rosa Parks was arrested for refusing to give up her seat on a bus to a white man?

In which state is the ACLU…

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 (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?

The ACLU sent letters to school districts in which states regarding single-sex education programs thatpromote harmful…

This Week in Civil Liberties (5/11/12)

This Week in Civil Liberties (5/11/12)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 5:20pm

Which Internet company is in court protecting one of its user's right to free speech?

Which state voted to ban marriage for same-sex couples?

Which politician endorsed the freedom to marry for same-sex couples this week?

Which…

This Week in Civil Liberties (3/30/2012)

This Week in Civil Liberties (3/30/2012)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 7:01pm

In which state did doctors try to force a pregnant woman to have a c-section against her wishes?

What group can no longer be held in solitary confinement in Mississippi?

How many cells compose a person according to Personhood USA's…

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