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"No American should have to choose between faith and the law." 4 mahatmakanejeeves Yesterday 18 hrs ago 0 319
Clemency for Keith Giammanco 3 CherokeeDem Saturday Saturday 2 285
Dark Side: Secret Origins of Evidence in US Criminal Cases 2 friendly_iconoclast Jan 10 Thursday 6 364
New York City to end cash bail for non-felony cases in win for reform advocates 0 Eugene Jan 10 Jan 10 3 237
New Jersey officials say they'll lift ban on book The New Jim Crow in prisons 0 Eugene Jan 9 Jan 9 1 210
Judge Faults U.S. for Holding Immigrant Defendants Freed on Bail 1 Eugene Jan 8 Jan 8 4 262
Beijing bets on facial recognition in a big drive for total surveillance 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 8 Jan 8 2 167
Marijuana raids are more deadly than the drug itself 1 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 5 Jan 5 3 306
FIRE sues college for ignoring records requests about its firing of Black Lives Matter advocate 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 4 Jan 4 0 290
70 people arrested at house party after less than an ounce of marijuana goes unclaimed 3 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2 Jan 2 3 573
"It is the function of speech to free men from the bondage of irrational fears." - Louis D. Brandeis 1 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 1 Jan 1 8 464
Jeff Sessions Takes a Stand for Debtors' Prisons 4 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 29 Dec 29 11 600
Repost from LBN: Preacher fights ban on spreading gospel on Atlanta sidewalks 0 friendly_iconoclast Dec 28 Dec 28 1 188
The Myth of the Playground Pusher 0 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 20 Dec 20 0 301
Ex-Virginia Death-Row Prisoner With Strong Claim of Innocence Get Parole After 38 Years 0 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 20 Dec 20 4 168
Happy 226th birthday, the Bill of Rights 0 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 15 Dec 15 4 361
Civil forfeiture 2 discntnt_irny_srcsm Dec 13 Dec 13 2 333
Advocates Push to Get Florida Ex-Felons the Right to Vote 0 question everything Dec 11 Dec 11 0 243
Happy 292nd Birthday, George Mason. Founding Founder, He Conceived the Bill of Rights. 1 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 11 Dec 11 1 452
The LA Times has obtained the LA Sheriff's secret Brady list of deputies with history of misconduct. 0 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 8 Dec 8 1 656
'I am a citizen': when border patrol agents violate the rights of US residents 1 Eugene Jun 2015 Dec 3 3 900
Muslim Americans challenge "no fly" list in appeals court 1 Eugene May 2012 Dec 3 2 1002
2 NYPD Officers beat 16 y.o. black kid for raising his hands 6 99th_Monkey Oct 2014 Dec 3 21 1764
Laurence Tribe: Gorsuch just might be as protective of privacy in cyberspace as Scalia was. 0 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 1 Dec 1 1 569
D.C. Metro Hit With First Amendment Suit For Refusing to Run Catholic Christmas Ad 5 mahatmakanejeeves Nov 29 Nov 29 3 477
NY prosecutors gave themselves $3.25 million in bonuses - from the asset forfeiture fund, of course. 2 mahatmakanejeeves Nov 28 Nov 28 2 1513
Your opinion please: What if there were no life-time appointments for judges? 1 DetlefK Nov 18 Nov 18 0 388
Federal judge limits St. Louis police conduct during protests 0 Eugene Nov 16 Nov 16 3 329
Un-American and grotesque: Ex-special counsel slams Sessions suggestion he may prosecute Hillary 3 Soph0571 Nov 15 Nov 15 23 1879
Divided U.S. court upholds gun seizure in 'parking while black' case 1 Eugene Oct 27 Oct 27 0 1469
Mississippi judge resigns after barring mother from seeing baby for 14 months over unpaid court fees 2 appleannie1943 Oct 27 Oct 27 4 323
Kentucky: He wanted info on Lexington's surveillance cameras. Now the city is suing him. 2 mahatmakanejeeves Oct 24 Oct 24 2 670
Customs took his truck without charging him with a crime. Two years later, he's getting it back. 4 mahatmakanejeeves Oct 20 Oct 21 7 734
This Texas town offers hurricane relief - if your politics are right 2 Eugene Oct 20 Oct 20 3 546
Government Fights For Inauguration Protesters' Facebook 'Likes' And Reams Of Other Data 3 mahatmakanejeeves Oct 2017 Oct 2017 3 789
Lawsuit claims border patrol violated constitution by searching Delta plane 1 Eugene Oct 2017 Oct 2017 2 728
Courts Sidestep the Law, and South Carolina's Poor Go to Jail 0 Eugene Oct 2017 Oct 2017 2 1072
Customs agents seized a lawful gun owner's truck over five bullets. Now he's suing to get it back. 2 mahatmakanejeeves Sep 2017 Oct 2017 2 1825
CBS: D.C. court rules tracking phones without a warrant is unconstitutional 2 friendly_iconoclast Sep 2017 Oct 2017 7 878
Portland, ME, police union strike deal to outfit police with body cameras 0 left-of-center2012 Oct 2017 Oct 2017 0 996
DePauls M. Cherif Bassiouni, global champion of justice, dead at 79 1 elleng Sep 2017 Sep 2017 0 1112
A chilling study shows how hostile college students are toward free speech - The Washington Post 6 mahatmakanejeeves Sep 2017 Sep 2017 1 1579
The Justice Department goes out of its way to side against a gay couple 1 Eugene Sep 2017 Sep 2017 1 988
Free speech crowd is awfully silent right now. 0 mahatmakanejeeves Sep 2017 Sep 2017 2 1135
Trump administration sued over phone searches at U.S. borders 0 Eugene Sep 2017 Sep 2017 2 732
West Virginia case: It's still lawful to pose a question to a government official 1 Eugene Sep 2017 Sep 2017 4 827
Chicago changes course, wants police reforms with court role 0 Eugene Aug 2017 Aug 2017 0 1054
Trump order could give immigration agents a foothold in US schools 0 Eugene Aug 2017 Aug 2017 0 1883
No sanctions for Detroit jail's group strip searches: court 2 Eugene Aug 2017 Aug 2017 2 2056
Board member of Va. ACLU resigns in protest of group's stance on Charlottesville rally 0 mahatmakanejeeves Aug 2017 Aug 2017 3 2295
Prosecutors ask court to end Texas county's cash bail for misdemeanors 0 Eugene Aug 2017 Aug 2017 4 1693
Acting DEA administrator says Trump 'condoned police misconduct' in remarks about handling suspects 0 Eugene Aug 2017 Aug 2017 2 274
Trump to First Amendment: Drop Dead 2 mahatmakanejeeves Jul 2017 Jul 2017 1 1056
Op-ed in TWSJ.: Law-enforcement agencies seize billions a year without filing charges 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jul 2017 Jul 2017 3 830
Massachusetts top court: State can't comply with immigration detainers (x-post from LBN) 0 Eugene Jul 2017 Jul 2017 1 841
Florida county sued for detention of US citizen at behest of immigration officials 1 Eugene Jul 2017 Jul 2017 6 997
Happy 92nd anniversary, verdict in the Scopes trial 1 mahatmakanejeeves Jul 2017 Jul 2017 1 973
2014 Washington Post series, "Stop and Seize" 2 mahatmakanejeeves Jul 2017 Jul 2017 3 960
Why NCAC Objects to Restore Campus Free Speech Bills 0 Panich52 Jul 2017 Jul 2017 0 1029
Mississippi counties ordered to stop jailing poor people indefinitely 0 Eugene Jun 2017 Jun 2017 1 1444
Tennis star James Blake no longer threatening to sue New York after wrongful tackle 0 Eugene Jun 2017 Jun 2017 0 2880
Opposing Trump, conservative bloc demands reforms to internet spy law 0 Eugene Jun 2017 Jun 2017 1 1718
Black Lives Matter sues for court oversight of Chicago police reforms 0 Eugene Jun 2017 Jun 2017 3 1895
On this day in 1963, civil rights activist Medgar Evers was murdered. 1 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 2017 Jun 2017 4 2133
Monday marks 50th anniversary of Loving decision on interracial marriage 1 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 2017 Jun 2017 3 2023
NSA backtracks on sharing number of Americans caught in warrant-less spying 0 Eugene Jun 2017 Jun 2017 1 2581
'Hate speech is not protected by the First Amendment,' Portland mayor says. He's wrong. 4 mahatmakanejeeves May 2017 May 2017 0 4585
Trump budget could expand definition of 'sanctuary city' 0 Eugene May 2017 May 2017 0 3796
Wikipedia can pursue NSA surveillance lawsuit: U.S. appeals court 0 Eugene May 2017 May 2017 1 1890
Cash Bail, a Cornerstone of the Criminal-Justice System, Is Under Threat 1 question everything May 2017 May 2017 0 5684
Unredacted User Manuals Of Stingray Device Show How Accessible Surveillance Is 2 friendly_iconoclast Sep 2016 May 2017 2 693
Mississippi African Americans besieged by illegal searches, ACLU lawsuit says 2 Eugene May 2017 May 2017 2 3320
Police shooting of Texas teen in moving car violated federal guidance 0 Eugene May 2017 May 2017 3 529
Inquest recommends charges in Wisconsin inmate's dehydration death: paper 1 Eugene May 2017 May 2017 2 3552
NSA concedes violating surveillance limits and pledges curbs on US email collection 0 Eugene Apr 2017 Apr 2017 0 2505
Thomas Jefferson Center for the Protection of Free Expression Announces the 2017 Jefferson Muzzles 0 mahatmakanejeeves Apr 2017 Apr 2017 1 3782
U.S. Homeland Security probes possible abuse in Twitter summons case 0 Eugene Apr 2017 Apr 2017 1 1569
ACLU Bills Would Require Transparency on Police Surveillance 2 Eugene Sep 2016 Apr 2017 2 580
Motivation for Senate 2018. Supreme Court 0 srcameron Apr 2017 Apr 2017 1 3646
Justice Dept. seeks pause on consent decree with Baltimore 0 Eugene Apr 2017 Apr 2017 0 2996
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