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

This Week in Civil Liberties

By Jessica Monaco, ACLU at 6:10pm

Our weekly round-up of popular blog posts includes some real food for thought: Should we be locking up children? Should federal money be spent on schools that discriminate? And perhaps most puzzling, should we look to Texas for an enlightened approach…

This Week in Civil Liberties

This Week in Civil Liberties

By Jessica Monaco, ACLU at 5:55pm

This week, we're winding down our blog symposium on women's rights, and celebrate a victory for a gay corrections officer. We look back to the lessons of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire, and look ahead to the place in history for the courageous women of Egypt's revolution. History teaches us that bit by bit, if we keep up the good work, the future will be brighter.

This Week in Civil Liberties (09/20/2013)

This Week in Civil Liberties (09/20/2013)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 4:53pm

In which state is the Board of Education considering adopting for public schools new science textbooks that teach creationism based on Biblical principles?

What plants did a Texas SWAT team in search of marijuana plants find after a ten-hour…

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 (08/30/2013)

This Week in Civil Liberties (08/30/2013)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 2:51pm

True or false: solitary confinement creates and exacerbates symptoms of mental illness in juvenile prisoners, undermining successful re-entry into society and jeopardizing public safety.

Which government black list infringes on peoples' constitutionally-protected…

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 (07/05/2013)

This Week in Civil Liberties (07/05/2013)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 12:58pm

For how many days did law enforcement use a Maryland man’s cell phone to track his location without a warrant?

Politicians in which state are pushing an anti-abortion bill that could bring the number of abortion providers in the state from…

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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