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This Week in Civil Liberties (05/31/2013)

This Week in Civil Liberties (05/31/2013)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 5:01pm
In which state did the ACLU file a lawsuit challenging dangerous and abusive conditions in a private prison?
This Week in Civil Liberties (05/24/2013)

This Week in Civil Liberties (05/24/2013)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 2:40pm

True or False? Overly severe discipline in school does not improve student behavior, but pushes them out of school and into the school-to-prison pipeline.

How much did law enforcement pay a witness in an Alabama capital punishment case for…

This Week in Civil Liberties (05/17/2013)

This Week in Civil Liberties (05/17/2013)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 4:39pm

 

In which state was a Heights High School senior class president suspended and banned from delivering his scheduled convocation speech because of a harmless tweet?

Which political group was unfairly targeted for aggressive enforcement…

This Week in Civil Liberties (05/10/2013)

This Week in Civil Liberties (05/10/2013)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 5:02pm

The Supreme Court of which state granted a stay of execution to Willie Manning, who may be innocent of the crime for which he was convicted?

True or false? Eye-tracking technology could pose a risk to privacy if inappropriately used to discover…

This Week in Civil Liberties (05/03/2013)

This Week in Civil Liberties (05/03/2013)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 4:30pm

Which city's police department has taken it upon itself to determine who does and does not belong on the property of commercial businesses?

A Tulsa police officer was suspended for refusing to protect and serve which religious minority?

What…

This Week in Civil Liberties (04/26/2013)

This Week in Civil Liberties (04/26/2013)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 3:19pm

In which state is the ACLU challenging a city ordinance that punishes domestic violence victims who call the police?

Was the suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings read his Miranda rights the night of his arrest?

Which country joins…

This Week in Civil Liberties (04/19/2013)

This Week in Civil Liberties (04/19/2013)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 1:08pm

In which state does middle school student Jordan Anderson continue to face discrimination for standing up to religious indoctrination in his public school?

Fill in the blank: the ACLU argued in front of the Supreme Court this week that ____…

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 (03/29/2013)

This Week in Civil Liberties (03/29/2013)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 4:40pm

A document uncovered by which ACLU affiliate shows that federal investigators were routinely using a cell phone surveillance tool but withholding information on the technology from the courts in applications for electronic surveillance orders?

Which…

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