This Week in Civil Liberties

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?
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 (04/12/2013)

This Week in Civil Liberties (04/12/2013)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 4:40pm

Which court will hear the ACLU's case against gene patenting on Monday?

Which tax collection agency can read your emails without a warrant?

Which intergovernmental organization has demanded answers for U.S. human rights violations regarding…

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…

This Week in Civil Liberties (03/15/2013)

This Week in Civil Liberties (03/15/2013)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 4:43pm

Criticism of what Electronic Arts game demonstrates the digital divide experienced by the 19 million Americans who don't have broadband access and those who do?

Which state will finally allow DREAMers, federally authorized to live and work…

This Week in Civil Liberties (03/08/2013)

This Week in Civil Liberties (03/08/2013)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 4:24pm

Nine-year-old Aiyana Jones was mistakenly killed by local police after they used what weapon of war?

Which private prison company fabricated facts on prisoner abuse and doctored its own Wikipedia page to fight bad publicity?

Which state…

This Week in Civil Liberties (03/01/2013)

This Week in Civil Liberties (03/01/2013)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 4:43pm

What types of data can be pulled off of a seized iPhone by law enforcement agents using forensic analysis tools?

The U.S. Marshals Service experimented with what new surveillance tool, according to documents released this week?

What…

This Week in Civil Liberties (02/22/2013)

This Week in Civil Liberties (02/22/2013)

By Amanda Corlett, ACLU at 4:13pm

How did President Obama respond when asked whether or not his administration can kill a United States citizen - while on U. S. soil - suspected of terrorist activities?

What new drone-based surveillance technology can track a car or pedestrian…

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