This Week in Civil Liberties

This Week in Civil Liberties (08/23/2013)

This Week in Civil Liberties (08/23/2013)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 4:41pm
Which recently-convicted whistleblower will be seeking hormone therapy as part of her transition during incarceration?
This Week in Civil Liberties (07/26/2013)

This Week in Civil Liberties (07/26/2013)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 3:14pm

What technology to collect location data (and the privacy implications of law enforcement use of it) was at the center of an ACLU report released last week?

In which state is a motorcycle safety bill with a series of sweeping anti-abortion…

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?

What private prison company is a bad investment for shareholders, according to hactivist collective Anonymous?

U.S. actions towards which whistleblower…

This Week in Civil Liberties (06/28/2013)

This Week in Civil Liberties (06/28/2013)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 3:57pm

Which federal court ruled this week that the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is unconstitutional?

True or false: Kansas public schools invited creationism advocates to teach students the "truth about dinosaurs," also known as "God's…

This Week in Civil Liberties (06/21/2013)

This Week in Civil Liberties (06/21/2013)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 4:36pm

The police department of what major city was sued this week by the ACLU for discriminatory suspicionless surveillance practices?

Which state announced a decision to end its contract with private prison company CCA to run the state's largest…

This Week in Civil Liberties (06/14/2013)

This Week in Civil Liberties (06/14/2013)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 4:45pm

The ACLU filed a lawsuit this week challenging which agency's surveillance program that the government uses to spy on millions of ordinary Americans?

Which federal court invalidated patents on the BRCA1 and BRCA2 cancer genes?

The ACLU…

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 (05/24/2013)

This Week in Civil Liberties (05/24/2013)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 2:40pm

True or False? Overly severe discipline in school does not improve student behavior, but pushes them out of school and into the school-to-prison pipeline.

How much did law enforcement pay a witness in an Alabama capital punishment case for…

This Week in Civil Liberties (05/17/2013)

This Week in Civil Liberties (05/17/2013)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 4:39pm

 

In which state was a Heights High School senior class president suspended and banned from delivering his scheduled convocation speech because of a harmless tweet?

Which political group was unfairly targeted for aggressive enforcement…

This Week in Civil Liberties (05/10/2013)

This Week in Civil Liberties (05/10/2013)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 5:02pm

The Supreme Court of which state granted a stay of execution to Willie Manning, who may be innocent of the crime for which he was convicted?

True or false? Eye-tracking technology could pose a risk to privacy if inappropriately used to discover…

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