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Feds Refuse to Release Documents on “Zero-Day” Security Exploits

Feds Refuse to Release Documents on “Zero-Day” Security Exploits

03/03/2015 – Federal agencies served with a Freedom of Information Act request are refusing to release documents related to their purchase, use and disclosure of zero-day exploits, keeping the ...

Government Attempt to Speed Up Guantánamo Trials (Rightfully) Backfires

Government Attempt to Speed Up Guantánamo Trials (Rightfully) Backfires

03/02/2015 – Government meddling has long been a problem at the Guantánamo Bay military commissions, with the hearings of the last few days offering another crystal-clear example.

Thank You Illinois Bar Examiners for Accommodating My Need to Pump During the Test and Extending It to All Nursing Mothers

Thank You Illinois Bar Examiners for Accommodating My Need to Pump During the Test and Extending It to All Nursing Mothers

03/02/2015 – I gave birth to my first child 8 weeks ago and took the bar exam last week. For a time, this grueling combination did not seem possible – and not because of the exhausting nature of both ...

We Must Honor the Legacy of Selma Foot Soldiers by Repairing What They Fought For

We Must Honor the Legacy of Selma Foot Soldiers by Repairing What They Fought For

02/27/2015 – In an important moment of bipartisanship, Congress unanimously passed a bill this month that honors the thousands of people who marched for voting rights 50 years ago in Selma, Alabama, ...

ACLU-Obtained Documents Reveal Breadth of Secretive Stingray Use in Florida

ACLU-Obtained Documents Reveal Breadth of Secretive Stingray Use in Florida

02/22/2015 – The ACLU is releasing records today obtained from law enforcement agencies across Florida about their acquisition and use of sophisticated cell phone location tracking devices known as ...

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Rein in the Surveillance State

The National Security Agency's mass surveillance has greatly expanded in the years since September 11, ...

Smart Justice, Fair Justice

For the last four decades, this country has relentlessly expanded the size of our criminal justice ...

Border Communities Under Siege

The U.S.-Mexico border has been turned into a militarized zone, all in the name of "border security."

Accountability for Torture

With the release of the Senate Intelligence Committee's summary of its landmark investigation into the ...