This Week in Civil Liberties

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?
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…

This Week in Civil Liberties (05/03/2013)

This Week in Civil Liberties (05/03/2013)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 4:30pm

Which city's police department has taken it upon itself to determine who does and does not belong on the property of commercial businesses?

A Tulsa police officer was suspended for refusing to protect and serve which religious minority?

What…

This Week in Civil Liberties (04/12/2013)

This Week in Civil Liberties (04/12/2013)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 4:40pm

Which court will hear the ACLU's case against gene patenting on Monday?

Which tax collection agency can read your emails without a warrant?

Which intergovernmental organization has demanded answers for U.S. human rights violations regarding…

This Week in Civil Liberties (03/08/2013)

This Week in Civil Liberties (03/08/2013)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 4:24pm

Nine-year-old Aiyana Jones was mistakenly killed by local police after they used what weapon of war?

Which private prison company fabricated facts on prisoner abuse and doctored its own Wikipedia page to fight bad publicity?

Which state…

This Week in Civil Liberties (03/01/2013)

This Week in Civil Liberties (03/01/2013)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 4:43pm

What types of data can be pulled off of a seized iPhone by law enforcement agents using forensic analysis tools?

The U.S. Marshals Service experimented with what new surveillance tool, according to documents released this week?

What…

This Week in Civil Liberties (1/4/2013)

This Week in Civil Liberties (1/4/2013)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 4:51pm

How many people were executed in the United States in 2012?

An extension to which law did President Obama sign this week in order to continue President Bush’s warrantless wiretapping program for another five years?

In which city…

This Week in Civil Liberties (12/07/2012)

This Week in Civil Liberties (12/07/2012)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 5:16pm

Is the Obama administration’s drone war legal?

Which ACLU affiliate continues to fight for transit equity 58 years after Rosa Parks was arrested for refusing to give up her seat on a bus to a white man?

In which state is the ACLU…

This Week in Civil Liberties (11/16/2012)

This Week in Civil Liberties (11/16/2012)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 3:21pm

In which state is the ACLU filing a lawsuit against a school district that banned a kids’ book about a family with two moms?

A scandal involving which CIA official demonstrates the need for restrictions on government surveillance powers?

Legislators…

This Week in Civil Liberties (10/19/2012)

This Week in Civil Liberties (10/19/2012)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 4:59pm

A federal court ruled yesterday against which law that had made approximately 120,000 married same-sex couples ineligible for all of them 1,000+ federal programs where marriage makes a difference?

Which court is considering whether surveillance…

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