This Week in Civil Liberties

This Week in Civil Liberties (1/6/2012)

This Week in Civil Liberties (1/6/2012)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 6:12pm
Which bill, signed into law by President Obama on New Year’s Eve, allows for indefinite military detention without charge or trial?
This Week in Civil Liberties (12/9/2011)

This Week in Civil Liberties (12/9/2011)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 6:21pm

Who is holding secret meetings regarding the National Defense Authorization Act and its indefinite detention provisions?

Who stood up for LGBT and gender-nonconforming kids to change her school’s unfair yearbook picture policy?

Which…

This Week in Civil Liberties (11/18/2011)

This Week in Civil Liberties (11/18/2011)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 5:56pm

Guess who’s stalking you on the Internet?

Who is suing the Oakland Police Department to end violence against Occupy Oakland protesters?

Which amendment could the Stop Online Privacy Act impede?

Which presidential candidate…

This Week in Civil Liberties (11/4/2011)

This Week in Civil Liberties (11/4/2011)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 5:16pm

Which constitutional amendment did the Oakland Police Department need to be reminded of this month?

What special interest group capitalizes on our nation’s addiction to incarceration to the tune of billions of dollars in annual…

This Week in Civil Liberties (10/28/11)

This Week in Civil Liberties (10/28/11)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 6:29pm

In which states did ACLU lawsuits put a halt to suspicionless, mandatory drug testing?

Which Senators are working to show that the Patriot Act has a secret interpretation that violates the rights of American citizens?

What can be done…

This Week in Civil Liberties (10/21/2011)

This Week in Civil Liberties (10/21/2011)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 5:53pm

Who said the police don't need a warrant to demand cell phone location records of innocent citizens not even suspected of crime?

When was the last time Congress updated electronic privacy law?

Who violated the NAACP's right to free…

This Week in Civil Liberties (10/14/2011)

This Week in Civil Liberties (10/14/2011)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 6:04pm

In what state has an anti-immigrant law sent immigrants fleeing?

Which County Sheriff is running for cover after the ACLU exposed brutal conditions in his jail?

Which legislative body voted this week to allow hospitals to refuse…

This Week in Civil Liberties (10/7/2011)

This Week in Civil Liberties (10/7/2011)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 5:38pm

What school, abiding by the American Counseling Association’s Code of Ethics, removed a student for refusing to counsel LGBT clients?

Who assaulted one of his students for wearing an LGBT t-shirt?

What list can you get on,…

This Week in Civil Liberties (9/30/2011)

This Week in Civil Liberties (9/30/2011)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 7:23pm

Which police department will stop wrongfully arresting people for misdemeanor marijuana possession charges after coercing or tricking them into revealing small amounts of pot they had concealed in their pockets or bags?

Where did a public school…

This Week in Civil Liberties (9/23/2011)

This Week in Civil Liberties (9/23/2011)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 5:10pm

In memory of Troy Davis, what can you do to keep fighting for the innocent on death row?

What did Ceara Sturgis’ principal try to force her to wear for her yearbook picture?

What organizations are allowed to discriminate when…

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