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US Senator Wyden: Why I had to halt FBI's latest internet spying push 1 friendly_iconoclast Wednesday Wednesday 1 206
How a 'watch list' was defeated in the Fifties: the case of Kent v. Dulles 1 friendly_iconoclast Saturday Saturday 0 187
Homeless man did not break law by fleeing cold: Massachusetts' top court 1 Eugene Jun 23 Jun 23 16 359
Justice Sotomayor's Ringing Dissent 1 spud_demon Jun 21 Jun 21 9 268
FBI uses questionable facial recognition software to comb vast photo database 0 Eugene Jun 15 Jun 15 8 190
Fifty years old today: "You have the right to remain silent." 1 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 13 Jun 14 5 196
Legal settlement may set precedent for detained immigrants seeking lawyers 0 Eugene Jun 14 Jun 14 3 137
New Document Revealed in California Jail Informants Probe 0 Eugene Jun 10 Jun 10 2 179
Immigrants appeal Texas judge’s order to turn over personal information 0 Eugene Jun 4 Jun 4 7 198
English-Only Policy Dropped at Milwaukee Custard Stand 1 Eugene Jun 3 Jun 3 1 197
Judge who handcuffed public defender to teach a ‘lesson’ gets own chastising 1 Eugene Jun 3 Jun 3 4 264
Taking down drones with eagles 6 elljay May 30 May 30 0 379
Push for encryption law falters despite Apple case spotlight 0 Eugene May 28 May 28 2 211
Bill would expand FBI's warrantless access to online records, senators warn 0 Eugene May 26 May 26 5 185
ACLU threatens Cleveland over delays in convention protest permits 1 Eugene May 19 May 19 2 258
Prosecutor: Cop Destroyed Woman's Phone, Lied About Assault 1 Eugene May 19 May 19 1 241
Utah to Temporarily Stop Enforcing Law in 'Deadpool' Case 1 Eugene May 3 May 11 1 268
'Racism from cradle to grave': Texas cemetery sued for 'whites only' policy 3 Eugene May 6 May 6 3 303
A university moved to fire a professor after he defended a student’s right to debate gay marriage. 0 mahatmakanejeeves May 3 May 3 3 299
Feds Call for Judge to Disband Police in Polygamous Towns 1 Eugene Apr 29 Apr 29 4 228
What an insulting abuse of power 1 inchhigh Apr 29 Apr 29 0 307
U.S. high court approves rule change to expand FBI hacking power 0 Eugene Apr 28 Apr 28 1 230
Newly released bigoted texts from San Francisco police call cases into question 1 Eugene Apr 26 Apr 26 3 307
Why Oklahoma cops are returning $53,000 to a Christian band, an orphanage and a church 0 mahatmakanejeeves Apr 26 Apr 26 10 380
Supreme Court to Decide Whether States Can Make You Leave Your Fourth Amendment Rights at the DMV 5 houston16revival Apr 21 Apr 23 4 423
Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Organizations Debunk 'Bathroom Predator Myth' 2 Eugene Apr 22 Apr 22 2 238
South Carolina town where black man shot asks U.S. for police help 1 Eugene Apr 22 Apr 22 3 292
Top Cincinnati university cop urged aggressive traffic stops: report 4 Eugene Apr 15 Apr 16 2 469
Court rules warrantless collection of cellphone location data constitutional 0 Eugene Apr 14 Apr 14 3 273
The hidden: how Chicago police kept thousands isolated at Homan Square 2 friendly_iconoclast Apr 13 Apr 13 1 329
Long-stalled email privacy bill advances in Congress 0 Eugene Apr 13 Apr 13 0 183
Chicago policing taskforce calls black distrust of department 'justified' 0 Eugene Apr 13 Apr 13 1 188
'I was struck with multiple blows': inside the secret violence of Homan Square 0 Eugene Apr 11 Apr 11 7 271
Stingray ruling could challenge thousands of Baltimore convictions 1 Eugene Apr 5 Apr 5 3 394
Class-Action Suit Challenges US Government's No-Fly List 0 Eugene Apr 5 Apr 5 6 258
Why Are Educators Learning How to Interrogate Their Students? 1 friendly_iconoclast Apr 5 Apr 5 4 512
All agree his sentence was too harsh, but he may still stay locked up forever 2 mahatmakanejeeves Apr 2 Apr 2 3 562
Appeals Court: No stingrays without a warrant, explanation to judge 1 friendly_iconoclast Apr 2 Apr 2 2 719
Complaint: Court Sentences Latinos to Costly English Classes 1 Eugene Mar 2016 Mar 2016 2 655
Is There Any Governmental Entity 2 speaktruthtopower Mar 2016 Mar 2016 0 622
Officer Harasses Woman For Wearing Hijab At DC Public Library 0 mahatmakanejeeves Mar 2016 Mar 2016 3 763
New Jersey Police Chief on Leave After Email Allegedly Defending Racial Profiling Surfaces 0 Eugene Mar 2016 Mar 2016 1 609
Lawmakers say NSA plan to expand sharing data ‘unconstitutional’ 2 Eugene Mar 2016 Mar 2016 2 554
Ted Cruz proposal to reinstate NYPD's Muslim surveillance met with scorn 0 Eugene Mar 2016 Mar 2016 1 468
Report: Bias Evident in Philadelphia Stop-and-Frisk Practice 1 Eugene Mar 2016 Mar 2016 3 530
U.N. torture envoy appeals again for visit to U.S. prisons 2 Eugene Mar 2016 Mar 2016 2 220
FBI quietly changes its privacy rules for accessing NSA data on Americans 0 Eugene Mar 2016 Mar 2016 2 327
Ferguson to weigh accepting U.S. government's police reform plan 0 Eugene Mar 2016 Mar 2016 1 227
Justice Department asks judge to revisit NY iPhone case 0 Eugene Mar 2016 Mar 2016 0 290
Justice Department Sends Ferguson Warning on Consent Decree 0 Eugene Mar 2016 Mar 2016 3 277
NYPD is sued for using sound cannons at Eric Garner protest 0 Eugene Mar 2016 Mar 2016 8 322
Louisiana's public defense system could collapse without renewed cash flow 0 Eugene Mar 2016 Mar 2016 2 245
U.N. Commissioner Warns Apple Not to Allow FBI to Access Private Data 0 Eugene Mar 2016 Mar 2016 4 534
Justice Department to review Minneapolis response to police protests 0 Eugene Mar 2016 Mar 2016 2 332
Congress tells FBI that forcing Apple to unlock iPhones is 'a fool's errand' 1 Eugene Mar 2016 Mar 2016 1 415
NYPD allegedly violated civil rights in wrongful home searches 1 Eugene Mar 2016 Mar 2016 3 418
Texas District Sues to Prevent Release of Clock Details 2 Eugene Feb 2016 Feb 2016 1 660
Medical failures at US detention centers linked to deaths of eight immigrants 0 Eugene Feb 2016 Feb 2016 1 256
US border patrol cleared of racially profiling Hispanics in Ohio 0 Eugene Feb 2016 Feb 2016 0 676
Former New York county police chief pleads guilty in beating case 0 Eugene Feb 2016 Feb 2016 2 546
ACLU plans challenge to ruling finding no First Amendment right to film police 3 farleftlib Feb 2016 Feb 2016 4 832
Boston Police use of cell phone trackers kept private 0 friendly_iconoclast Feb 2016 Feb 2016 1 983
On Apple v. the FBI: "(Y)ou can't make a backdoor that only good guys can fit through" 0 friendly_iconoclast Feb 2016 Feb 2016 1 588
Solid support for Apple in iPhone encryption fight: poll 0 Eugene Feb 2016 Feb 2016 2 290
Eleven years and counting: EFF scores a major victory in its NSA mass surveillance suit 0 friendly_iconoclast Feb 2016 Feb 2016 1 350
Is cash bail unconstitutional? Activists sue over system 'favoring the wealthy' 11 Eugene Dec 2015 Feb 2016 8 857
NYPD tracked citizens’ cellphones 1,000 times since 2008 without warrants 3 Eugene Feb 2016 Feb 2016 7 339
Sheriff Faces Misdemeanor After Dying Inmate Didn't Get Care 1 Eugene Feb 2016 Feb 2016 3 274
Wyoming Trespass Laws Under Fire by Environmentalists, Photographers 2 mahatmakanejeeves Feb 2016 Feb 2016 3 469
California School to Change Policy After Banning Gay T-Shirt 2 Eugene Feb 2016 Feb 2016 2 697
Chicago Says It Will Release Police Shooting Videos Quickly 0 Eugene Feb 2016 Feb 2016 1 278
Federal Monitor Says Changing NYPD Culture a Challenge 0 Eugene Feb 2016 Feb 2016 1 267
Four men—including a pair of pastors—sue Tacoma police over stingray documents 1 friendly_iconoclast Feb 2016 Feb 2016 3 495
Immigrants arrested in U.S. raids say were misled on right to counsel 0 Eugene Feb 2016 Feb 2016 2 240
What the DOJ Lawsuit Against Ferguson Alleges 0 Eugene Feb 2016 Feb 2016 1 350
Justice Department presents evidence to grand jury in police choking death of Eric Garner 0 Eugene Feb 2016 Feb 2016 2 289
Two UVa Law School graduates to clerk for Supreme Court 0 mahatmakanejeeves Feb 2016 Feb 2016 0 700
Groups sue for videos of Minneapolis police killing 0 Eugene Feb 2016 Feb 2016 0 279
Ex-Vegas Officer, Department Sued in Body Camera Force Case 0 Eugene Feb 2016 Feb 2016 2 527
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