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This Week in Civil Liberties (02/07/2014)

This Week in Civil Liberties (02/07/2014)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 4:32pm
True or false: private probation companies are engaged in a court-sanctioned extortion racket.
This Week in Civil Liberties (01/31/2014)

This Week in Civil Liberties (01/31/2014)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 4:52pm

In what state are politicians considering a bill that would allow hospital staff to refuse to participate in any phase of patient care related to ending a pregnancy?

True or false: Scott Roeder, convicted of the murder of Dr. George Tiller,…

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…

This Week in Civil Liberties (01/10/2014)

This Week in Civil Liberties (01/10/2014)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 4:43pm

In what state did a hidden cameraman capture police using excessive force and seizing the cameras of those attempting to film the encounter?

How revealing is metadata?

A new business model adopted by what Internet provider puts network…

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.

In which state did a judge rule that a bakery cannot discriminate against same-sex couples by refusing them service?

Which…

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 (10/24/2013)

This Week in Civil Liberties (10/24/2013)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 5:01pm

Which government whistleblower responsible for revealing the NSA's massive spying program released a statement encouraging Americans to rally against pervasive surveillance?

According to the Third Circuit Court of Appeals, what must law enforcement…

This Week in Civil Liberties (10/18/2013)

This Week in Civil Liberties (10/18/2013)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 4:47pm

What frightening powers might be conferred when organizations like the NSA have personal information on ordinary Americans?

Which state celebrates Native American Day on the second Monday in October (Columbus Day)?

What New York City…

This Week in Civil Liberties (10/11/2012)

This Week in Civil Liberties (10/11/2012)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 4:03pm

The state police in which state used license plate readers to record plates of vehicles attending political rallies?

True or false: police body cameras have the potential to serve as an excellent oversight mechanism to prevent police abuses,…

This Week in Civil Liberties (09/06/2013)

This Week in Civil Liberties (09/06/2013)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 4:39pm

Name three groups that have filed amicus briefs in support of the ACLU's challenge to NSA spying.

What large telecommunications company is paid by the government for access to its enormous phone records database?

What three-letter agency…

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