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This Week in Civil Liberties (08/09/2013)

This Week in Civil Liberties (08/09/2013)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 4:21pm
In which state did a judge grant 29-year-old Jenny Hatch control over her life by denying her parents' guardianship?
This Week in Civil Liberties (07/26/2013)

This Week in Civil Liberties (07/26/2013)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 3:14pm

What technology to collect location data (and the privacy implications of law enforcement use of it) was at the center of an ACLU report released last week?

In which state is a motorcycle safety bill with a series of sweeping anti-abortion…

This Week in Civil Liberties (07/12/2013)

This Week in Civil Liberties (07/12/2013)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 3:53pm

By what percentage did SWAT team use increase from 1994 to 2002 in New York City alone?

What private prison company is a bad investment for shareholders, according to hactivist collective Anonymous?

U.S. actions towards which whistleblower…

This Week in Civil Liberties (06/14/2013)

This Week in Civil Liberties (06/14/2013)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 4:45pm

The ACLU filed a lawsuit this week challenging which agency's surveillance program that the government uses to spy on millions of ordinary Americans?

Which federal court invalidated patents on the BRCA1 and BRCA2 cancer genes?

The ACLU…

This Week in Civil Liberties (06/07/2013)

This Week in Civil Liberties (06/07/2013)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 4:36pm

Which federal court ruled that the police can seize the DNA of innocent Americans who have never been convicted of a serious crime, even without a search warrant?

Under what piece of legislation has the federal government been secretly surveilling…

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 (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 ____…

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