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Happy 75th anniversary, West Virginia State Board of Education v. Barnette 3 mahatmakanejeeves Thursday Saturday 2 225
Happy 51st anniversary, Loving v. Virginia. 1 mahatmakanejeeves Tuesday Tuesday 8 273
Tarrant County Judge uses shock belt to deliver electric shock to sex offender. Conviction reversed. 1 mahatmakanejeeves Tuesday Tuesday 1 487
Please read all 4 of these screenshots from Tiana Smalls. 3 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 9 Jun 9 2 701
Happy 53rd anniversary, Griswold v. Connecticut 1 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 7 Jun 7 2 652
Police set dog on a driver who politely refuses to answer questions 1 mahatmakanejeeves May 25 May 25 9 1097
Make No Law, Episode One: Fighting Words 0 mahatmakanejeeves May 24 May 24 0 285
The Slants get their trademark. 0 mahatmakanejeeves May 23 May 23 2 358
Amazon Teams Up With Law Enforcement to Deploy Dangerous New Face Recognition Technology 0 mahatmakanejeeves May 22 May 22 1 320
Border Patrol agent detains two US citizens at a gas station in MT after hearing them speak Spanish 0 mahatmakanejeeves May 21 May 21 5 343
EFF Sues Texas A&M For Violating PETA's Free Speech Rights By Blocking Group From Its Facebook Page 0 mahatmakanejeeves May 15 May 15 0 306
Opinion analysis: Court rules for death-row inmate whose lawyer conceded guilt 2 mahatmakanejeeves May 14 May 14 7 400
NYT: Service Meant to Monitor Inmates' Calls Could Track You, Too 0 friendly_iconoclast May 11 May 11 5 393
Florida International University demands reporters delete and stop showing pictures of bridge cracks 1 mahatmakanejeeves May 10 May 10 3 556
Am I subject to the EU's General Data Protection Regulation law? 3 Takket May 6 May 7 0 444
In my head, Sonia Sotomayor and Elena Kagan are the same person 0 Bucky May 5 May 5 0 509
"Police brutality often looks like this. Read this thread from start to finish." 2 mahatmakanejeeves Apr 25 May 1 2 407
VICTORY: Student detained for passing out political flyers settles lawsuit with Illinois college 0 mahatmakanejeeves Apr 19 Apr 19 9 438
Framed for Murder By His Own DNA 0 Hestia Apr 19 Apr 19 4 746
Lawsplainer: Can A State University Fire a Professor For Being An Ass On Twitter? 3 mahatmakanejeeves Apr 18 Apr 18 0 662
A child is more likely to end up on the sex offender registry than to be molested by someone on it. 1 mahatmakanejeeves Apr 9 Apr 9 5 410
The Criminalization of Private Debt 0 mahatmakanejeeves Mar 27 Mar 27 14 679
Do Americans really give a fuck about personal privacy anymore, or is the 9 Fred Sanders Mar 26 Mar 26 1 550
"If the right of privacy means anything, it is the right of the individual, married or single, to be 0 mahatmakanejeeves Mar 22 Mar 22 3 509
What happens when constitutional rights contradict each other? 15 DetlefK Mar 2018 Mar 2018 0 657
Mississippi Sheriff's Department Gets Sued, ACLU Finds a Long 'White Pride' Email 4 mahatmakanejeeves Mar 2018 Mar 2018 4 527
ACLU:The Trump Administration Is Using the Parkland Massacre as an Excuse to Roll Back Civil Rights 2 friendly_iconoclast Mar 2018 Mar 2018 7 615
Questions for TSA after reports of laptop and phone searches on domestic flights 1 Eugene Mar 2018 Mar 2018 0 375
Rhode Island bill: pay a one-time $20 fee to access porn sites or other "offensive material" online. 2 mahatmakanejeeves Mar 2018 Mar 2018 0 548
Artificial intelligence could identify gang crimes -- and ignite an ethical firestorm 0 mahatmakanejeeves Mar 2018 Mar 2018 1 461
Unanimous Va. Supreme Court exonerates Chesapeake man in rape of girl 41 years ago 0 mahatmakanejeeves Mar 2018 Mar 2018 2 438
A Florida provocateur has his day before the U.S. Supreme Court - again 0 Eugene Feb 2018 Feb 2018 4 622
Case of alleged rape by New York officers calls police loophole into question 4 Eugene Feb 2018 Feb 2018 3 466
ACLU:Leaked DHS Report Uses Junk Science to Argue for Surveillance of Muslims 3 friendly_iconoclast Feb 2018 Feb 2018 6 482
The Persistence of Tyranny 1 mahatmakanejeeves Feb 2018 Feb 2018 4 265
California law firm goes after property owners for code violations, bills them thousands of dollars 3 mahatmakanejeeves Feb 2018 Feb 2018 3 643
Smart Meter Company Landis+Gyr Now Using Copyright To Try To Hide Public Records 0 mahatmakanejeeves Feb 2018 Feb 2018 2 300
New York state seeks expedited timeline to close city's Rikers Island jail 0 Eugene Feb 2018 Feb 2018 0 235
California police worked with neo-Nazis to pursue 'anti-racist' activists, documents show 2 Eugene Feb 2018 Feb 2018 3 380
Public School Board Member Threatens Boss Of Woman Who Spoke Out Against School Book Banning 3 mahatmakanejeeves Feb 2018 Feb 2018 20 720
In First, Judge Blocks Kansas Law Aimed at Boycotts of Israel 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2018 Jan 2018 3 379
U.S. Border Patrol Checks on Buses Increasing Across Maine 1 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2018 Jan 2018 4 423
Court Clears Man Who Waited 7 Years for Trial on Pot Charges 1 Eugene Jan 2018 Jan 2018 12 799
Most U.S. Attorneys in States With Legal Pot Don't Seem to Be Planning a Crackdown 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2018 Jan 2018 1 332
New Jersey officials say they'll lift ban on book The New Jim Crow in prisons 1 Eugene Jan 2018 Jan 2018 1 333
@CustomsBorder got on a Greyhound bus yesterday and asked every passenger for their papers 42 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2018 Jan 2018 44 4396
CBS News: A war of words on college campuses 1 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2018 Jan 2018 2 693
Happy 98th birthday, the ACLU. 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2018 Jan 2018 4 286
"No American should have to choose between faith and the law." 4 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2018 Jan 2018 0 555
Clemency for Keith Giammanco 3 CherokeeDem Jan 2018 Jan 2018 2 466
Dark Side: Secret Origins of Evidence in US Criminal Cases 2 friendly_iconoclast Jan 2018 Jan 2018 6 557
New York City to end cash bail for non-felony cases in win for reform advocates 0 Eugene Jan 2018 Jan 2018 3 347
Judge Faults U.S. for Holding Immigrant Defendants Freed on Bail 1 Eugene Jan 2018 Jan 2018 4 412
Beijing bets on facial recognition in a big drive for total surveillance 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2018 Jan 2018 2 287
Marijuana raids are more deadly than the drug itself 1 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2018 Jan 2018 3 458
FIRE sues college for ignoring records requests about its firing of Black Lives Matter advocate 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2018 Jan 2018 0 456
70 people arrested at house party after less than an ounce of marijuana goes unclaimed 3 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2018 Jan 2018 3 823
"It is the function of speech to free men from the bondage of irrational fears." - Louis D. Brandeis 1 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2018 Jan 2018 8 591
Jeff Sessions Takes a Stand for Debtors' Prisons 4 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 2017 Dec 2017 11 698
Repost from LBN: Preacher fights ban on spreading gospel on Atlanta sidewalks 0 friendly_iconoclast Dec 2017 Dec 2017 1 266
The Myth of the Playground Pusher 0 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 2017 Dec 2017 0 394
Ex-Virginia Death-Row Prisoner With Strong Claim of Innocence Get Parole After 38 Years 0 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 2017 Dec 2017 4 237
Happy 226th birthday, the Bill of Rights 0 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 2017 Dec 2017 4 528
Civil forfeiture 2 discntnt_irny_srcsm Dec 2017 Dec 2017 2 445
Advocates Push to Get Florida Ex-Felons the Right to Vote 0 question everything Dec 2017 Dec 2017 0 315
Happy 292nd Birthday, George Mason. Founding Founder, He Conceived the Bill of Rights. 1 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 2017 Dec 2017 1 632
The LA Times has obtained the LA Sheriff's secret Brady list of deputies with history of misconduct. 0 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 2017 Dec 2017 1 795
'I am a citizen': when border patrol agents violate the rights of US residents 1 Eugene Jun 2015 Dec 2017 3 1046
Muslim Americans challenge "no fly" list in appeals court 1 Eugene May 2012 Dec 2017 2 1069
2 NYPD Officers beat 16 y.o. black kid for raising his hands 6 99th_Monkey Oct 2014 Dec 2017 21 1858
Laurence Tribe: Gorsuch just might be as protective of privacy in cyberspace as Scalia was. 0 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 2017 Dec 2017 1 653
D.C. Metro Hit With First Amendment Suit For Refusing to Run Catholic Christmas Ad 5 mahatmakanejeeves Nov 2017 Nov 2017 3 569
NY prosecutors gave themselves $3.25 million in bonuses - from the asset forfeiture fund, of course. 2 mahatmakanejeeves Nov 2017 Nov 2017 2 1598
Your opinion please: What if there were no life-time appointments for judges? 1 DetlefK Nov 2017 Nov 2017 0 486
Federal judge limits St. Louis police conduct during protests 0 Eugene Nov 2017 Nov 2017 3 404
Un-American and grotesque: Ex-special counsel slams Sessions suggestion he may prosecute Hillary 3 Soph0571 Nov 2017 Nov 2017 23 1964
Divided U.S. court upholds gun seizure in 'parking while black' case 1 Eugene Oct 2017 Oct 2017 0 1590
Mississippi judge resigns after barring mother from seeing baby for 14 months over unpaid court fees 2 appleannie1943 Oct 2017 Oct 2017 4 406
Kentucky: He wanted info on Lexington's surveillance cameras. Now the city is suing him. 2 mahatmakanejeeves Oct 2017 Oct 2017 2 746
Customs took his truck without charging him with a crime. Two years later, he's getting it back. 4 mahatmakanejeeves Oct 2017 Oct 2017 7 811
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