This Week in Civil Liberties

This Week in Civil Liberties (01/24/2014)

This Week in Civil Liberties (01/24/2014)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 4:59pm
What Canadian celebrity, arrested for drag racing this week, could be deported if convicted of a felony?
This Week in Civil Liberties (12/14/2012)

This Week in Civil Liberties (12/14/2012)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 4:34pm

A spying program run by what agency allows the government unprecedented surveillance powers to collect and analyze information on innocent American citizens?

In which state do politicians need a reminder that saving a woman’s life…

This Week in Civil Liberties (7/20/2012)

This Week in Civil Liberties (7/20/2012)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 4:52pm

Which government agency monitors the private emails of its employees?

Which state is ready to illegally execute an intellectually disabled man on Monday?

Who is being sued by the ACLU and the Center for Constitutional Rights for authorizing…

This Week in Civil Liberties (03/14/2014)

This Week in Civil Liberties (03/14/2014)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 4:19pm

What NSA whistleblower joined the ACLU at South by Southwest for his first live conversation with an audience?

On March 25, the Supreme Court will hear arguments from companies who want to violate what law that requires employer-based health…

This Week in Civil Liberties (03/07/2014)

This Week in Civil Liberties (03/07/2014)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 3:38pm

True or false: a police department in Florida failed to tell judges about its use of a cell phone tracking device because the manufacturer asked them to keep it under wraps.

Edward Snowden will appear via live video next Monday at what film,…

This Week in Civil Liberties (02/21/2014)

This Week in Civil Liberties (02/21/2014)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 4:48pm

How many Japanese Americans were relocated to American concentration camps seventy one years ago?

A transparency report released by what major telecommunications provider reveals that the government requests large volumes of customer information,…

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 (01/31/2014)

This Week in Civil Liberties (01/31/2014)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 4:52pm

In what state are politicians considering a bill that would allow hospital staff to refuse to participate in any phase of patient care related to ending a pregnancy?

True or false: Scott Roeder, convicted of the murder of Dr. George Tiller,…

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 (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…

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