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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?
This Week in Civil Liberties (09/20/2013)

This Week in Civil Liberties (09/20/2013)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 4:53pm

In which state is the Board of Education considering adopting for public schools new science textbooks that teach creationism based on Biblical principles?

What plants did a Texas SWAT team in search of marijuana plants find after a ten-hour…

This Week in Civil Liberties (09/13/2013)

This Week in Civil Liberties (09/13/2013)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 4:37pm

According to government records, how many passengers crossing the border had their electronic devices searched without a warrant between October 2012 and August 2013?

FISA Court opinions released to the ACLU this week show that which government…

This Week in Civil Liberties (08/23/2013)

This Week in Civil Liberties (08/23/2013)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 4:41pm

Which recently-convicted whistleblower will be seeking hormone therapy as part of her transition during incarceration?

An amendment in which state was would have barred state courts from applying — or even considering — foreign law, international…

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 (06/28/2013)

This Week in Civil Liberties (06/28/2013)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 3:57pm

Which federal court ruled this week that the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is unconstitutional?

True or false: Kansas public schools invited creationism advocates to teach students the "truth about dinosaurs," also known as "God's…

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?

Which state announced a decision to end its contract with private prison company CCA to run the state's largest…

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 (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?

Which house of the legislature will consider the immigration reform bill proposed last month?

Which social media platform is…

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