This Week in Civil Liberties

This Week in Civil Liberties (7/29/2011)

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This Week in Civil Liberties

This Week in Civil Liberties

By Jessica Monaco, ACLU at 6:22pm

The theme this week was "without": combating the spread of AIDS without actual tools and information to combat the spread of AIDS, searches without warrants, protections for business without protections for everybody else, government bureaucracy…

This Week in Civil Liberties

This Week in Civil Liberties

By Suzanne Ito, ACLU at 6:08pm

This week, our own Robyn Shepherd shared a hair-raising personal story of street harassment on the blog for Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Next week, we'll release a know-your-rights fact sheet for students about how to deal sexual assault and…

This Week in Civil Liberties (02/28/2014)

This Week in Civil Liberties (02/28/2014)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 4:54pm

The police department of what U.S. city created a list "400 most dangerous people," not based on crimes they had committed, but on historic crime information, disturbance calls, suspicions reports, and social network analysis?

Residents of…

This Week in Civil Liberties (2/14/2014)

This Week in Civil Liberties (2/14/2014)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 5:33pm

At what age was James Burns when he first held in solitary confinement?

How many states have Good Samaritan" laws, which allow people who call 911 to report an overdose to be immune from criminal prosecution for certain crimes associated with…

This Week in Civil Liberties (02/07/2014)

This Week in Civil Liberties (02/07/2014)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 4:32pm

True or false: private probation companies are engaged in a court-sanctioned extortion racket.

In which state did the ACLU file a lawsuit this week challenging the ban on marriage for same-sex couples?

Which legislative body is considering…

This Week in Civil Liberties (01/17/2014)

This Week in Civil Liberties (01/17/2014)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 5:03pm

Bonnie Raines broke into and stole every document from which government agency office in 1971?

What provokes the "take off your shoes and get back to the kitchen?" outrage when we talk about women's rights?

True or false: in 2012, over…

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 (12/20/2013)

This Week in Civil Liberties (12/20/2013)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 4:38pm

This week ACLU Executive Director Anthony D. Romero thanked which whistleblower for being a true patriot?

How many years did Reynolds Wintersmith spend in federal prison for a non-violent drug offense before President Obama commuted his life…

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…

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