This Week in Civil Liberties

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?
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 (01/10/2014)

This Week in Civil Liberties (01/10/2014)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 4:43pm

In what state did a hidden cameraman capture police using excessive force and seizing the cameras of those attempting to film the encounter?

How revealing is metadata?

A new business model adopted by what Internet provider puts network…

This Week in Civil Liberties (01/03/2014)

This Week in Civil Liberties (01/03/2014)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 12:52pm

What executive order governs the NSA’s surveillance abroad – even when that surveillance sweeps up Americans’ communications?

What constitutional amendment did a District Court judge cite when knocking down a Florida law that required…

This Week in Civil Liberties (12/06/2013)

This Week in Civil Liberties (12/06/2013)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 4:25pm

What lobbying group forces Catholic hospitals to abide by directives that potentially put religion above patient health?

Freedom of the press is protected by what amendment in the U.S.?

What government agency asked a court to allow…

This Week in Civil Liberties (11/22/2013)

This Week in Civil Liberties (11/22/2013)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 4:21pm

Police officers in what Massachusetts city are outraged by the potential privacy infringement if police departments install GPS tracking devices in all patrol cars?

In which state is it possible to be registered to vote for President, but not…

This Week in Civil Liberties (11/15/2013)

This Week in Civil Liberties (11/15/2013)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 4:40pm

Which rapper showed off his ACLU membership card in a new video by the ACLU of Washington?

What bill recently passed by the Senate would prevent employers from discriminating against workers based on their sexual orientation or gender identity?

How…

This Week in Civil Liberties (10/4/13)

This Week in Civil Liberties (10/4/13)

By Amanda Corlett, ACLU at 4:59pm

What justification did the employer of an Ohio woman use when it fired her after learning she was pregnant?

How does the Affordable Care Act  have the opportunity to expand potential voters’ access to the ballot?

Why is the CIA’s…

This Week in Civil Liberties (09/13/2013)

This Week in Civil Liberties (09/13/2013)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 4:37pm

According to government records, how many passengers crossing the border had their electronic devices searched without a warrant between October 2012 and August 2013?

FISA Court opinions released to the ACLU this week show that which government…

This Week in Civil Liberties (09/06/2013)

This Week in Civil Liberties (09/06/2013)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 4:39pm

Name three groups that have filed amicus briefs in support of the ACLU's challenge to NSA spying.

What large telecommunications company is paid by the government for access to its enormous phone records database?

What three-letter agency…

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