This Week in Civil Liberties

This Week in Civil Liberties (06/01/12)

This Week in Civil Liberties (06/01/12)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 5:30pm
Which government agency uses factually flawed and biased information in counterterrorism training materials? What law, which discriminates against married same-sex couples, was ruled unconstitutional by a federal appeals court? In which state did…
Free Future Friday links roundup

Free Future Friday links roundup

By Jay Stanley, Senior Policy Analyst, ACLU Speech, Privacy & Technology Project at 10:20am

A few links that have caught our eye this past week:

The Citynewswatch blog in Charlotte, NC has a nice post on that city’s new license plate reader program, among other surveillance systems (pity any city that hosts a major national…

This Week in Civil Liberties (5/11/12)

This Week in Civil Liberties (5/11/12)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 5:20pm

Which Internet company is in court protecting one of its user's right to free speech?

Which state voted to ban marriage for same-sex couples?

Which politician endorsed the freedom to marry for same-sex couples this week?

Which…

This Week in Civil Liberties (04/20/12)

This Week in Civil Liberties (04/20/12)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 9:20pm

Which state saved no taxpayer money by implementing a law that requires drug testing of all of applicants for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)?

What company fired an employee for using medical marijuana in accordance with state…

This Week in Civil Liberties (4/6/2012)

This Week in Civil Liberties (4/6/2012)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 4:51pm

What do local law enforcement across the country use to track Americans' location?

Which part of the government doesn't recognize rape as sexual assault?

Which court ruled that you can be strip searched for a traffic violation?

How…

This Week in Civil Liberties (3/23/2012)

This Week in Civil Liberties (3/23/2012)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 5:39pm

Some employers are asking job applicants for their passwords to which social networking site?

Which court ruled that a law that protects pregnant workers is unenforceable?

Which country is the only one in the world that sentences…

This Week in Civil Liberties (3/9/2012)

This Week in Civil Liberties (3/9/2012)

By Jessica Monaco, ACLU at 4:11pm

What company thinks it's ok to discriminate against its pregnant employees?

What can you do to stop for-profit prison companies from taking over the prisons in your state?

What did one New Mexico school administrator do when she found…

This Week in Civil Liberties (3/2/2012)

This Week in Civil Liberties (3/2/2012)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 5:52pm

How can you better protect your privacy from Google data collection?

Which legal architect of the torture program advised the Senate not to block the use of NDAA indefinite detention provisions?

In which state did a principal make…

This Week in Civil Liberties (2/24/12)

This Week in Civil Liberties (2/24/12)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 4:15pm

Which agency doesn’t need a warrant to intercept and store the 1.7 billion emails, phone calls, texts and other electronic communications it collects each day?

Which company is fueling our country’s addiction to incarceration by…

This Week in Civil Liberties (2/17/2012)

This Week in Civil Liberties (2/17/2012)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 8:51pm

Which lobbying group wants to redefine religious liberty in order to prevent women from access to birth control?

The ACLU is challenging which law that ratified warrantless wiretapping?

Spoiler Alert: What does the documentary Let’s…

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