This Week in Civil Liberties

This Week in Civil Liberties (06/07/2013)

This Week in Civil Liberties (06/07/2013)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 4:36pm
Which federal court ruled that the police can seize the DNA of innocent Americans who have never been convicted of a serious crime, even without a search warrant?
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…

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 (04/19/2013)

This Week in Civil Liberties (04/19/2013)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 1:08pm

In which state does middle school student Jordan Anderson continue to face discrimination for standing up to religious indoctrination in his public school?

Fill in the blank: the ACLU argued in front of the Supreme Court this week that ____…

This Week in Civil Liberties (4/5/2013)

This Week in Civil Liberties (4/5/2013)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 4:23pm

What slang term written on a standardized test earned a Texas teen the excessive punishment of 4-days suspension?

In which state did correctional center staff restrain and torture a prisoner with pepper spray?

Which cybersecurity bill's…

This Week in Civil Liberties (03/29/2013)

This Week in Civil Liberties (03/29/2013)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 4:40pm

A document uncovered by which ACLU affiliate shows that federal investigators were routinely using a cell phone surveillance tool but withholding information on the technology from the courts in applications for electronic surveillance orders?

Which…

This Week in Civil Liberties (03/22/2013)

This Week in Civil Liberties (03/22/2013)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 5:08pm

How many friend-of-the-court briefs have been filed in support of Edie Windsor case against the discriminatory Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA)?

What bill has been proposed a second time with no changes to the privacy problems that caused President…

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