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This Week in Civil Liberties (03/21/2014)

This Week in Civil Liberties (03/21/2014)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 3:27pm
This week the ACLU filed a lawsuit challenging which state's ban on marriage for same-sex couples?
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 (2/14/2014)

This Week in Civil Liberties (2/14/2014)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 5:33pm

At what age was James Burns when he first held in solitary confinement?

How many states have Good Samaritan" laws, which allow people who call 911 to report an overdose to be immune from criminal prosecution for certain crimes associated with…

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 (01/03/2014)

This Week in Civil Liberties (01/03/2014)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 12:52pm

What executive order governs the NSA’s surveillance abroad – even when that surveillance sweeps up Americans’ communications?

What constitutional amendment did a District Court judge cite when knocking down a Florida law that required…

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 (12/06/2013)

This Week in Civil Liberties (12/06/2013)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 4:25pm

What lobbying group forces Catholic hospitals to abide by directives that potentially put religion above patient health?

Freedom of the press is protected by what amendment in the U.S.?

What government agency asked a court to allow…

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 (11/15/2013)

This Week in Civil Liberties (11/15/2013)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 4:40pm

Which rapper showed off his ACLU membership card in a new video by the ACLU of Washington?

What bill recently passed by the Senate would prevent employers from discriminating against workers based on their sexual orientation or gender identity?

How…

This Week in Civil Liberties (11/08/2013)

This Week in Civil Liberties (11/08/2013)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 2:50pm

The "Nursing Mothers Provision" of what newly passed federal bill requires ACLU plaintiff Bobbi Bockoras' employer to provide her with a clean and private location in which to pump breast milk?

Which German magazine published a statement from…

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