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Facebook Settles Civil Rights Cases by Making Sweeping Changes to Its Online Ad Platform

The ACLU expects other social media and advertising platforms to follow suit in recognizing that civil rights laws apply online.

By Galen Sherwin, Esha Bhandari
March 19, 2019

Can Prosecutors Dismiss Jurors for Agreeing With the O.J. Simpson Verdict?

California’s highest court ruled that the O.J. verdict question was "race neutral." The Supreme Court now has a chance to weigh in.

By Cassandra Stubbs
March 18, 2019

Beware the Tech Industry’s Latest Privacy Trojan Horse

A tech startup is pushing a set of state bills disguised as medical data privacy measures — but they’re really focused on profits not patients.

By Chad Marlow
March 18, 2019

How Disability Rights Advocates Turned Back the Trump Administration’s Attack on Students of Color

Rules designed to help children of color and children with disabilities will go into immediate effect.

By Michael Yudin
March 18, 2019

Keeping Civilian Drone Deaths Secret Keeps Them Going

What’s behind Trump’s order reversing a transparency requirement to release information on civilian deaths?

By Hina Shamsi
March 15, 2019

The Supreme Court Didn’t Put the Nail in Civil Asset Forfeiture’s Coffin

News of the death of the unjust law enforcement tactic has been greatly exaggerated.

By Emma Andersson
March 15, 2019

ICE’s ‘Bait and Switch’ Policies Tear Apart Families for Following the Rules

Wanrong Lin went to his green card marriage interview and proved he was married to a U.S. citizen. ICE deported him anyway.

By Nick Steiner
March 15, 2019

Kentucky Just Banned Abortion

Two new laws passed this week are part of coordinated effort to ban abortion nationwide.

By Brigitte Amiri
March 14, 2019

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