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Mississippi African Americans besieged by illegal searches, ACLU lawsuit says 3 Eugene May 2017 Mar 2020 2 4459
Wikipedia can pursue NSA surveillance lawsuit: U.S. appeals court 0 Eugene May 2017 May 2017 1 2383
Trump budget could expand definition of 'sanctuary city' 0 Eugene May 2017 May 2017 0 4359
NSA backtracks on sharing number of Americans caught in warrant-less spying 1 Eugene Jun 2017 Mar 2020 1 3505
Black Lives Matter sues for court oversight of Chicago police reforms 0 Eugene Jun 2017 Jun 2017 3 2379
Opposing Trump, conservative bloc demands reforms to internet spy law 0 Eugene Jun 2017 Jun 2017 1 2231
Tennis star James Blake no longer threatening to sue New York after wrongful tackle 0 Eugene Jun 2017 Jun 2017 0 3400
Mississippi counties ordered to stop jailing poor people indefinitely 0 Eugene Jun 2017 Jun 2017 1 2011
Florida county sued for detention of US citizen at behest of immigration officials 1 Eugene Jul 2017 Jul 2017 6 1576
Massachusetts top court: State can't comply with immigration detainers (x-post from LBN) 0 Eugene Jul 2017 Jul 2017 1 1422
Acting DEA administrator says Trump 'condoned police misconduct' in remarks about handling suspects 0 Eugene Aug 2017 Aug 2017 2 876
Prosecutors ask court to end Texas county's cash bail for misdemeanors 0 Eugene Aug 2017 Aug 2017 4 2293
No sanctions for Detroit jail's group strip searches: court 2 Eugene Aug 2017 Aug 2017 2 2722
Trump order could give immigration agents a foothold in US schools 0 Eugene Aug 2017 Aug 2017 0 2450
Chicago changes course, wants police reforms with court role 0 Eugene Aug 2017 Aug 2017 0 1571
West Virginia case: It's still lawful to pose a question to a government official 1 Eugene Sep 2017 Sep 2017 4 1457
Trump administration sued over phone searches at U.S. borders 0 Eugene Sep 2017 Sep 2017 2 1265
The Justice Department goes out of its way to side against a gay couple 1 Eugene Sep 2017 Sep 2017 1 1577
Courts Sidestep the Law, and South Carolina's Poor Go to Jail 0 Eugene Oct 2017 Oct 2017 2 1594
Lawsuit claims border patrol violated constitution by searching Delta plane 1 Eugene Oct 2017 Oct 2017 2 1304
This Texas town offers hurricane relief - if your politics are right 2 Eugene Oct 2017 Oct 2017 3 1159
Divided U.S. court upholds gun seizure in 'parking while black' case 1 Eugene Oct 2017 Oct 2017 0 2128
Federal judge limits St. Louis police conduct during protests 0 Eugene Nov 2017 Nov 2017 3 857
Judge Faults U.S. for Holding Immigrant Defendants Freed on Bail 1 Eugene Jan 2018 Jan 2018 4 962
New Jersey officials say they'll lift ban on book The New Jim Crow in prisons 1 Eugene Jan 2018 Jan 2018 1 994
New York City to end cash bail for non-felony cases in win for reform advocates 0 Eugene Jan 2018 Jan 2018 3 869
Court Clears Man Who Waited 7 Years for Trial on Pot Charges 1 Eugene Jan 2018 Jan 2018 12 1591
California police worked with neo-Nazis to pursue 'anti-racist' activists, documents show 2 Eugene Feb 2018 Feb 2018 3 1011
New York state seeks expedited timeline to close city's Rikers Island jail 0 Eugene Feb 2018 Feb 2018 0 874
Case of alleged rape by New York officers calls police loophole into question 4 Eugene Feb 2018 Feb 2018 3 1292
A Florida provocateur has his day before the U.S. Supreme Court - again 0 Eugene Feb 2018 Feb 2018 4 1289
Questions for TSA after reports of laptop and phone searches on domestic flights 1 Eugene Mar 2018 Mar 2018 0 966
Memphis police accused of using fake accounts to surveil black activists 2 Eugene Aug 2018 Aug 2018 2 1012
U.S. reaches agreement over separated immigrant families 3 Eugene Sep 2018 Sep 2018 3 1225
Texas Attorney General Defends Law Forcing Kids To Stand For Pledge Of Allegiance 3 Eugene Sep 2018 Sep 2018 1 1050
Video shows off-duty Chicago police officer shooting unarmed autistic man 0 Eugene Oct 2018 Oct 2018 2 910
Petition drive ... pays $3 a signature to overturn California's new law ending cash bail 1 Eugene Oct 2018 Oct 2018 3 1009
Motel 6 to pay $7.6 million for giving guest lists to U.S. immigration 1 Eugene Nov 2018 Nov 2018 1 869
Before he is ousted, Sessions limits U.S. oversight of local police 0 Eugene Nov 2018 Nov 2018 0 896
US civil rights agency decries Trump administration's lax approach to police violence 0 Eugene Nov 2018 Nov 2018 3 888
Trump administration officials suggested sharing census responses with law enforcement, court docume 0 Eugene Nov 2018 Nov 2018 1 813
U.S. judge orders release of Iraqis detained by Trump administration 1 Eugene Nov 2018 Nov 2018 14 910
Boston police face lawsuit over listing hats and selfies as gang symbols 0 Eugene Nov 2018 Nov 2018 0 925
Private prison companies served with lawsuits over using detainee labor 0 Eugene Nov 2018 Nov 2018 8 880
New York top court: Jury trials needed when deportation a risk 1 Eugene Nov 2018 Nov 2018 2 857
Groups demand end to info-sharing on asylum-seeking children 0 Eugene Nov 2018 Nov 2018 2 733
St. Louis officers accused of beating undercover colleague 0 Eugene Nov 2018 Nov 2018 2 997
Ex-judges to ICE: End immigration arrests at courthouses 1 Eugene Dec 2018 Dec 2018 2 881
Revealed: FBI kept files on peaceful climate change protesters 0 Eugene Dec 2018 Dec 2018 4 871
Judge orders probe into California whistleblower's claims 0 Eugene Dec 2018 Dec 2018 1 1063
TSA says it no longer tracks regular travelers as if they may be terrorists 1 Eugene Dec 2018 Dec 2018 1 981
Greyhound tells riders of rights when Border Patrol comes on board 8 Eugene Dec 2018 Dec 2018 35 3893
Bankruptcy leaves Detroit police abuse claims unpaid 0 Eugene Dec 2018 Dec 2018 0 976
Comedian says Border Patrol agents pulled him off Greyhound bus to check his status, then told him h 7 Eugene Jan 2019 Mar 2019 15 2243
U.S. court allows 'No-Fly List' lawsuits, dissenters warn of danger 0 Eugene Feb 2019 Feb 2019 2 954
Muslim group seeks congressional probe on terror watchlist 1 Eugene Feb 2019 Feb 2019 0 810
FBI investigating deadly police raid in Houston 1 Eugene Feb 2019 Feb 2019 2 1070
Court: Flipping the bird to cop is free speech 2 Eugene Mar 2019 Mar 2019 6 1232
US immigration agents find ways around 'sanctuary' policies 1 Eugene Mar 2019 Mar 2019 3 999
Alarm over leaked US database targeting journalists and immigration activists 2 Eugene Mar 2019 Mar 2019 11 1299
For asylum seekers in Mexico, U.S. judge asks, 'How does the court serve them?' 0 Eugene Mar 2019 Mar 2019 6 956
Georgia Senate votes to allow lawsuits over questionable laws 0 Eugene Mar 2019 Mar 2019 1 978
D.E.A. Secretly Collected Bulk Records of Money-Counter Purchases 0 Eugene Mar 2019 Mar 2019 1 1046
Lawyers slam 'Wild West' atmosphere in Texas immigration court 0 Eugene Apr 2019 Apr 2019 2 1056
Motel 6 pays $12 million for sharing guest lists with U.S. immigration: Washington AG 1 Eugene Apr 2019 Apr 2019 3 1164
US wants 2 years to ID migrant kids separated from families 1 Eugene Apr 2019 Apr 2019 2 980
'Blatant Violation of the First Amendment': Public Citizen Sues Betsy DeVos for Censoring Its Websit 0 Eugene Apr 2019 Apr 2019 1 1167
Georgia lawmakers consider bill that takes aim at the state's journalists 4 Eugene Apr 2019 Apr 2019 3 1196
Federal judge awards legal fees in Iowa ag gag lawsuit case 1 Eugene Apr 2019 Apr 2019 2 951
No ICE Arrests In Courthouses Without Judicial Warrants, N.Y. Court Directive Says 0 Eugene Apr 2019 Apr 2019 0 969
Videos appear to show armed militia detaining migrants at US-Mexico border 0 Eugene Apr 2019 Apr 2019 1 1384
Facebook urged to tackle spread of fake profiles used by US police 0 Eugene Apr 2019 Apr 2019 1 1108
Charges dropped for University of Arizona students who protested Border Patrol 0 Eugene Apr 2019 Apr 2019 1 1083
Washington, D.C.: Handcuffing of 9-year-old prompts probe of police practices 4 Eugene Apr 2019 Apr 2019 3 1247
ACLU sues to stop Trump policy on jailing asylum seekers 1 Eugene May 2019 May 2019 6 1101
ACLU challenges bail bonds system after bounty hunters charged with assault 3 Eugene May 2019 May 2019 3 1080
Judge: ICE agents can't use immigration interview as 'trap' 1 Eugene May 2019 May 2019 3 1084
Lawsuit targets strip searches of women at Michigan jail 0 Eugene May 2019 May 2019 0 980
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 1657
Board reverses clearing of officer in veteran detention 0 Eugene May 2019 May 2019 0 1031
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