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I've had 2 drivers run a red light/stop sign in a week 6 bucolic_frolic Jul 2019 Sep 2019 2 1542
Judges say travelers can sue TSA over screener mistreatment 0 Eugene Aug 2019 Aug 2019 2 917
The U.S. Government has issued extrajudicial death sentences for some immigrant children 4 majdrfrtim Aug 2019 Aug 2019 3 1026
California Supreme Court backs greater access to police misconduct cases 0 friendly_iconoclast Aug 2019 Aug 2019 0 982
The case of the missing tattoos: Altered photo lineup by Portland police draws objection 4 Eugene Aug 2019 Aug 2019 3 1352
Oregon officials request criminal investigation into newspaper reporters over after-hours phone call 4 Eugene Aug 2019 Aug 2019 2 1420
U.S. health panel recommends doctors screen all adults for illicit drug use 6 mahatmakanejeeves Aug 2019 Aug 2019 1 1298
Phoenix looks to be next big city with citizen police review 0 Eugene Aug 2019 Aug 2019 1 940
The police know what you'll do next summer 3 Soph0571 Aug 2019 Aug 2019 7 1271
Manhattan DA Got Innocent People's Google Phone Data Through A 'Reverse Location' Search Warrant 2 friendly_iconoclast Aug 2019 Aug 2019 3 1154
ICE agents try to raid Brooklyn homeless shelter without warrants, sources say 2 Eugene Aug 2019 Aug 2019 9 1355
FBI ranks 'black identity extremists' bigger threats than Al Qaeda, white supremacists: leaked docs 2 sandensea Aug 2019 Aug 2019 0 1290
This Map Shows If Your Town's Police Are Tapped Into Ring's Surveillance Network 0 friendly_iconoclast Aug 2019 Aug 2019 4 1406
Facebook loses facial recognition appeal, must face privacy class action 2 Eugene Aug 2019 Aug 2019 4 924
Amazon Is Coaching Cops on How to Obtain Surveillance Footage Without a Warrant 1 Eugene Aug 2019 Aug 2019 2 1168
Kids, some as young as 11, now in NYPD's facial recognition database 1 Eugene Aug 2019 Aug 2019 0 1092
Body found in France's Loire River confirmed as music fan missing since police raid 0 sandensea Aug 2019 Aug 2019 0 1217
Border Patrol detains adults with no end - until lawyers sue 1 Eugene Jul 2019 Jul 2019 3 1066
Boston Police gang database made up mostly of young black, Latino men 0 Eugene Jul 2019 Jul 2019 1 846
Barr directs federal government to resume capital punishment 2 sandensea Jul 2019 Jul 2019 2 1093
Former St. Louis officer accused of assaulting protesters 0 Eugene Jul 2019 Jul 2019 2 1049
Deeply divided federal appeals court finds Virginia's 'habitual drunkard' law unconstitutional 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jul 2019 Jul 2019 3 1098
LA County to pay $53M over strip searches of female inmates 1 Eugene Jul 2019 Jul 2019 3 1012
Facial-recognition use by federal agencies draws lawmakers' anger 1 Eugene Jul 2019 Jul 2019 4 1020
Activists worry about potential abuse of face scans for ICE 1 Eugene Jul 2019 Jul 2019 1 1012
Georgia accused of discriminating against Puerto Ricans with bizarre driver-license quiz 1 Eugene Jul 2019 Jul 2019 3 1098
'Protesters as terrorists': growing number of states turn anti-pipeline activism into a crime 0 Eugene Jul 2019 Jul 2019 1 926
FBI, ICE find state driver's license photos are a gold mine for facial-recognition searches 0 Eugene Jul 2019 Jul 2019 1 979
Motel 6 hotel chain to settle lawsuit over sharing guest lists with ICE 2 Eugene Jun 2019 Jun 2019 0 1174
Major Police Body Camera Manufacturer (Axon/Taser Intl.) Rejects Facial Recognition Software 0 Eugene Jun 2019 Jun 2019 2 1068
Alabama woman loses unborn child after being shot, gets arrested; shooter goes free 1 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 2019 Jun 2019 4 1315
June 26, Equal Rights Day at SCOTUS: Lawrence (2003), Windsor and Perry (2013), Obergefell (2015) 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 2019 Jun 2019 1 1046
St. Louis County Prosecutor Announces New Conviction And Incident Review Unit 0 Sherman A1 Jun 2019 Jun 2019 0 1047
Co. Supreme Ct. Upholds Decision Forcing Teen to Register As Sex Offender for Swapping Nude Selfies 2 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 2019 Jun 2019 1 1382
'Good day for a chokehold': the police endorsing racism and violence on Facebook 0 Eugene Jun 2019 Jun 2019 5 1138
The Terrible Power of U.S. Border Officials To Violate Your Rights and Privacy 1 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 2019 Jun 2019 7 1169
Flag-burning blast from the past: Texas v. Johnson, June 21, 1989 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 2019 Jun 2019 0 1002
Judge halts immigration arrests at Massachusetts courts 0 Eugene Jun 2019 Jun 2019 1 915
Lawsplainer: SCOTUS decision in Manhattan Community Access Corp. v. Halleck, a First Amendment case 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 2019 Jun 2019 0 1281
Government fails to release data on deaths in police custody 0 Eugene Jun 2019 Jun 2019 2 922
Gay-themed books fuel fight over free speech at small-town library in Maine 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 2019 Jun 2019 6 1150
Two CT men did 30 years for murder on the basis of a forensics expert's incorrect testimony 3 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 2019 Jun 2019 12 1434
Federal task forces ban body cameras, so Atlanta police pull out. Others may follow. 1 Eugene Jun 2019 Jun 2019 11 1450
Happy 76th anniversary, West Virginia State Board of Education v. Barnette 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 2019 Jun 2019 1 985
Help finding images of possible white nationalist logo 4 AllyCat Jun 2019 Jun 2019 2 1244
Watchdog says FBI has access to about 640M photographs 0 Eugene Jun 2019 Jun 2019 4 1263
Supreme Court limits free speech claim in arrests 1 Eugene May 2019 Jun 2019 1 1436
San Francisco police union wants chief out over raid on freelance reporter 1 Eugene May 2019 May 2019 2 1185
APNewsBreak: Police won't fight California use-of-force bill 0 Eugene May 2019 May 2019 5 1115
Man witnesses deputy hassle man during drug search. Police charge him with 3rd degree harassment. 0 mahatmakanejeeves May 2019 May 2019 4 1364
Police might have broken the law by raiding a reporter's home. Here's how they justify it. 0 Eugene May 2019 May 2019 11 1183
Amazon shareholders reject facial recognition ban as concern grows in U.S. Congress 0 Eugene May 2019 May 2019 0 1070
SCOTUSblog Monday round-up; May 20, 2019 0 mahatmakanejeeves May 2019 May 2019 0 930
Does it seem that police are out of control? 6 safeinOhio May 2019 May 2019 6 1324
Trump's new tool for collecting social-media-bias stories has one unusual question on it: Are you a 1 Eugene May 2019 May 2019 1 1507
Board reverses clearing of officer in veteran detention 0 Eugene May 2019 May 2019 0 922
Lawsuit targets strip searches of women at Michigan jail 0 Eugene May 2019 May 2019 0 866
Last-minute execution decisions expose wide and bitter rift at Supreme Court 2 mahatmakanejeeves May 2019 May 2019 0 1236
What the feds consider evidence of criminal activity: living a block or two away from a drug dealer. 3 mahatmakanejeeves May 2019 May 2019 2 1050
City Wants to Seize House Over Tall Grass in Yard 5 mahatmakanejeeves May 2019 May 2019 5 1386
Judge: ICE agents can't use immigration interview as 'trap' 1 Eugene May 2019 May 2019 3 986
ACLU challenges bail bonds system after bounty hunters charged with assault 3 Eugene May 2019 May 2019 3 1001
ACLU sues to stop Trump policy on jailing asylum seekers 1 Eugene May 2019 May 2019 6 1001
At UMass, a Palestinian human rights panel draws a lawsuit 2 friendly_iconoclast May 2019 May 2019 2 1074
Georgia jury acquits man for coming to the door holding a gun when police officers came knocking 2 mahatmakanejeeves Apr 2019 Apr 2019 0 1233
Washington, D.C.: Handcuffing of 9-year-old prompts probe of police practices 4 Eugene Apr 2019 Apr 2019 3 1144
Repost from LBN: NRA sues city of L.A. over its new contract disclosure law 1 friendly_iconoclast Apr 2019 Apr 2019 0 993
Perrysburg, Ohio, high school student criminally charged for "ranking" women in his class on twitter 2 mahatmakanejeeves Apr 2019 Apr 2019 0 1264
Charges dropped for University of Arizona students who protested Border Patrol 0 Eugene Apr 2019 Apr 2019 1 970
Facebook urged to tackle spread of fake profiles used by US police 0 Eugene Apr 2019 Apr 2019 1 1021
Videos appear to show armed militia detaining migrants at US-Mexico border 0 Eugene Apr 2019 Apr 2019 1 1200
No ICE Arrests In Courthouses Without Judicial Warrants, N.Y. Court Directive Says 0 Eugene Apr 2019 Apr 2019 0 864
Ted Cruz Could Use a Refresher Class on the First Amendment 4 mahatmakanejeeves Apr 2019 Apr 2019 4 1213
Federal judge awards legal fees in Iowa ag gag lawsuit case 1 Eugene Apr 2019 Apr 2019 2 858
Alabama Cops Raid House, Seize Cash, and Ruin Lives Over $50 of Marijuana 2 mahatmakanejeeves Apr 2019 Apr 2019 7 1221
ACLU: (NJ) Students suspended for posting gun photos on Snapchat file free-speech suit 0 friendly_iconoclast Apr 2019 Apr 2019 0 929
Georgia lawmakers consider bill that takes aim at the state's journalists 4 Eugene Apr 2019 Apr 2019 3 1072
'Blatant Violation of the First Amendment': Public Citizen Sues Betsy DeVos for Censoring Its Websit 0 Eugene Apr 2019 Apr 2019 1 966
When you want to violate the Constitution, literally any smell is the "odor of marijuana." 1 mahatmakanejeeves Apr 2019 Apr 2019 9 1084
this is as good a summary of how qualified immunity abets police brutality as you'll see 0 mahatmakanejeeves Apr 2019 Apr 2019 4 988
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