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On the Agenda: March 5 – 9, 2012

On the Agenda: March 5 – 9, 2012

By Suzanne Ito, ACLU at 11:08am
We have a busy week ahead, with a big speech by the attorney general today, hearings on immigrants' rights, cybersecurity and prisoners' rights throughout the week and, of course, Super Tuesday tomorrow.
On the Agenda: February 27 – March 2, 2012

On the Agenda: February 27 – March 2, 2012

By Suzanne Ito, ACLU at 12:14pm

As Michiganders and Arizonans turn out for tomorrow's primaries, we're reminded that the right to vote is under attack.

On the Agenda: February 20 - 24, 2012

On the Agenda: February 20 - 24, 2012

By Suzanne Ito, ACLU at 12:56pm

This week, we'll mark the 43rd anniversary of the Supreme Court's decision in Tinker v. Des Moines, the landmark student speech case.

On the Agenda: February 13-17, 2012

On the Agenda: February 13-17, 2012

By Suzanne Ito, ACLU at 11:49am

For Valentine's Day, tonight is the HBO premiere of The Loving Story, a documentary about the Virginia couple that challenged a state law that forbade interracial marriage.

ACLU Lens: Washington Governor to Sign Same-Sex Marriage Bill Today

ACLU Lens: Washington Governor to Sign Same-Sex Marriage Bill Today

By Suzanne Ito, ACLU at 1:52pm

We celebrate today. Tomorrow, we'll continue to fight to secure the freedom to marry across the rest of the country.

On the Agenda: February 6 – 10, 2012

On the Agenda: February 6 – 10, 2012

By Suzanne Ito, ACLU & Suzanne Ito, ACLU at 11:36am

The first hearing under North Carolina's Racial Justice Act continues this week. The ACLU is part of a team of lawyers representing Marcus Robinson, a black defendant convicted in the death of a white person and who received a far harsher judgment…

On the Agenda: February 6 – 10, 2012

On the Agenda: February 6 – 10, 2012

By Suzanne Ito, ACLU & Suzanne Ito, ACLU at 11:36am

The first hearing under North Carolina's Racial Justice Act continues this week. The ACLU is part of a team of lawyers representing Marcus Robinson, a black defendant convicted in the death of a white person and who received a far harsher judgment…

On the Agenda: January 30 – February 3, 2012

On the Agenda: January 30 – February 3, 2012

By Suzanne Ito, ACLU at 11:42am

This week, all eyes are on Florida for Tuesday’s GOP primary. As we pointed out last week, the right to vote in that state is threatened by a new law that makes it nearly impossible for organizations like the nonpartisan League of Women…

On the Agenda: January 23 - 27, 2012

On the Agenda: January 23 - 27, 2012

By Suzanne Ito, ACLU at 12:49pm

President Obama’s State of the Union address Tuesday night is this week’s big event. Hopefully we'll hear him address civil liberties issues.

Also this week, the Senate may introduce cybersecurity legislation that could affect…

On the Agenda: January 17-20, 2012

On the Agenda: January 17-20, 2012

By Suzanne Ito, ACLU at 1:56pm

Coming up this week: Pre-trial hearings for Guantánamo detainee Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri, the SOPA blackout and two events featuring ACLU staff.

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