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What happens when constitutional rights contradict each other? 15 DetlefK Mar 2018 Mar 2018 0 1929
Mississippi Sheriff's Department Gets Sued, ACLU Finds a Long 'White Pride' Email 4 mahatmakanejeeves Mar 2018 Mar 2018 4 1051
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 1271
Questions for TSA after reports of laptop and phone searches on domestic flights 1 Eugene Mar 2018 Mar 2018 0 858
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 1114
Artificial intelligence could identify gang crimes -- and ignite an ethical firestorm 0 mahatmakanejeeves Mar 2018 Mar 2018 1 1101
Unanimous Va. Supreme Court exonerates Chesapeake man in rape of girl 41 years ago 0 mahatmakanejeeves Mar 2018 Mar 2018 2 953
A Florida provocateur has his day before the U.S. Supreme Court - again 0 Eugene Feb 2018 Feb 2018 4 1143
Case of alleged rape by New York officers calls police loophole into question 4 Eugene Feb 2018 Feb 2018 3 1086
ACLU:Leaked DHS Report Uses Junk Science to Argue for Surveillance of Muslims 3 friendly_iconoclast Feb 2018 Feb 2018 6 1146
California law firm goes after property owners for code violations, bills them thousands of dollars 3 mahatmakanejeeves Feb 2018 Feb 2018 3 1394
Smart Meter Company Landis+Gyr Now Using Copyright To Try To Hide Public Records 0 mahatmakanejeeves Feb 2018 Feb 2018 2 783
New York state seeks expedited timeline to close city's Rikers Island jail 0 Eugene Feb 2018 Feb 2018 0 733
California police worked with neo-Nazis to pursue 'anti-racist' activists, documents show 2 Eugene Feb 2018 Feb 2018 3 869
Public School Board Member Threatens Boss Of Woman Who Spoke Out Against School Book Banning 3 mahatmakanejeeves Feb 2018 Feb 2018 20 1339
In First, Judge Blocks Kansas Law Aimed at Boycotts of Israel 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2018 Jan 2018 3 838
U.S. Border Patrol Checks on Buses Increasing Across Maine 1 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2018 Jan 2018 4 969
Court Clears Man Who Waited 7 Years for Trial on Pot Charges 1 Eugene Jan 2018 Jan 2018 12 1481
Most U.S. Attorneys in States With Legal Pot Don't Seem to Be Planning a Crackdown 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2018 Jan 2018 1 754
New Jersey officials say they'll lift ban on book The New Jim Crow in prisons 1 Eugene Jan 2018 Jan 2018 1 876
@CustomsBorder got on a Greyhound bus yesterday and asked every passenger for their papers 42 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2018 Jan 2018 44 5951
CBS News: A war of words on college campuses 1 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2018 Jan 2018 2 1181
Happy 98th birthday, the ACLU. 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2018 Jan 2018 4 748
"No American should have to choose between faith and the law." 4 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2018 Jan 2018 0 1351
Clemency for Keith Giammanco 3 CherokeeDem Jan 2018 Jan 2018 2 1144
New York City to end cash bail for non-felony cases in win for reform advocates 0 Eugene Jan 2018 Jan 2018 3 765
Judge Faults U.S. for Holding Immigrant Defendants Freed on Bail 1 Eugene Jan 2018 Jan 2018 4 884
Beijing bets on facial recognition in a big drive for total surveillance 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2018 Jan 2018 2 714
Marijuana raids are more deadly than the drug itself 1 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2018 Jan 2018 3 923
FIRE sues college for ignoring records requests about its firing of Black Lives Matter advocate 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2018 Jan 2018 0 898
70 people arrested at house party after less than an ounce of marijuana goes unclaimed 3 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2018 Jan 2018 3 1481
"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 1332
Jeff Sessions Takes a Stand for Debtors' Prisons 4 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 2017 Dec 2017 11 1267
Repost from LBN: Preacher fights ban on spreading gospel on Atlanta sidewalks 0 friendly_iconoclast Dec 2017 Dec 2017 1 722
The Myth of the Playground Pusher 0 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 2017 Dec 2017 0 836
Ex-Virginia Death-Row Prisoner With Strong Claim of Innocence Get Parole After 38 Years 0 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 2017 Dec 2017 4 667
Happy 226th birthday, the Bill of Rights 0 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 2017 Dec 2017 4 1061
Civil forfeiture 2 discntnt_irny_srcsm Dec 2017 Dec 2017 2 916
Advocates Push to Get Florida Ex-Felons the Right to Vote 0 question everything Dec 2017 Dec 2017 0 700
Happy 292nd Birthday, George Mason. Founding Founder, He Conceived the Bill of Rights. 1 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 2017 Dec 2017 1 1208
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 1274
'I am a citizen': when border patrol agents violate the rights of US residents 1 Eugene Jun 2015 Dec 2017 3 1569
Muslim Americans challenge "no fly" list in appeals court 1 Eugene May 2012 Dec 2017 2 1521
2 NYPD Officers beat 16 y.o. black kid for raising his hands 6 99th_Monkey Oct 2014 Dec 2017 21 2578
Laurence Tribe: Gorsuch just might be as protective of privacy in cyberspace as Scalia was. 0 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 2017 Dec 2017 1 1076
D.C. Metro Hit With First Amendment Suit For Refusing to Run Catholic Christmas Ad 5 mahatmakanejeeves Nov 2017 Nov 2017 3 1056
NY prosecutors gave themselves $3.25 million in bonuses - from the asset forfeiture fund, of course. 2 mahatmakanejeeves Nov 2017 Nov 2017 2 2122
Your opinion please: What if there were no life-time appointments for judges? 1 DetlefK Nov 2017 Nov 2017 0 905
Federal judge limits St. Louis police conduct during protests 0 Eugene Nov 2017 Nov 2017 3 782
Un-American and grotesque: Ex-special counsel slams Sessions suggestion he may prosecute Hillary 3 Soph0571 Nov 2017 Nov 2017 23 2516
Divided U.S. court upholds gun seizure in 'parking while black' case 1 Eugene Oct 2017 Oct 2017 0 2048
Mississippi judge resigns after barring mother from seeing baby for 14 months over unpaid court fees 2 appleannie1943 Oct 2017 Oct 2017 4 892
Kentucky: He wanted info on Lexington's surveillance cameras. Now the city is suing him. 2 mahatmakanejeeves Oct 2017 Oct 2017 2 1148
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 1247
This Texas town offers hurricane relief - if your politics are right 2 Eugene Oct 2017 Oct 2017 3 1083
Government Fights For Inauguration Protesters' Facebook 'Likes' And Reams Of Other Data 3 mahatmakanejeeves Oct 2017 Oct 2017 3 1357
Lawsuit claims border patrol violated constitution by searching Delta plane 1 Eugene Oct 2017 Oct 2017 2 1229
Courts Sidestep the Law, and South Carolina's Poor Go to Jail 0 Eugene Oct 2017 Oct 2017 2 1527
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 2449
CBS: D.C. court rules tracking phones without a warrant is unconstitutional 2 friendly_iconoclast Sep 2017 Oct 2017 7 1499
Portland, ME, police union strike deal to outfit police with body cameras 0 left-of-center2012 Oct 2017 Oct 2017 0 1489
DePauls M. Cherif Bassiouni, global champion of justice, dead at 79 1 elleng Sep 2017 Sep 2017 0 1597
A chilling study shows how hostile college students are toward free speech - The Washington Post 6 mahatmakanejeeves Sep 2017 Sep 2017 1 3086
The Justice Department goes out of its way to side against a gay couple 1 Eugene Sep 2017 Sep 2017 1 1505
Free speech crowd is awfully silent right now. 0 mahatmakanejeeves Sep 2017 Sep 2017 2 1665
Trump administration sued over phone searches at U.S. borders 0 Eugene Sep 2017 Sep 2017 2 1185
West Virginia case: It's still lawful to pose a question to a government official 1 Eugene Sep 2017 Sep 2017 4 1348
Chicago changes course, wants police reforms with court role 0 Eugene Aug 2017 Aug 2017 0 1495
Trump order could give immigration agents a foothold in US schools 0 Eugene Aug 2017 Aug 2017 0 2349
No sanctions for Detroit jail's group strip searches: court 2 Eugene Aug 2017 Aug 2017 2 2603
Board member of Va. ACLU resigns in protest of group's stance on Charlottesville rally 0 mahatmakanejeeves Aug 2017 Aug 2017 3 2788
Prosecutors ask court to end Texas county's cash bail for misdemeanors 0 Eugene Aug 2017 Aug 2017 4 2182
Acting DEA administrator says Trump 'condoned police misconduct' in remarks about handling suspects 0 Eugene Aug 2017 Aug 2017 2 761
Trump to First Amendment: Drop Dead 2 mahatmakanejeeves Jul 2017 Jul 2017 1 2485
Op-ed in TWSJ.: Law-enforcement agencies seize billions a year without filing charges 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jul 2017 Jul 2017 3 1301
Massachusetts top court: State can't comply with immigration detainers (x-post from LBN) 0 Eugene Jul 2017 Jul 2017 1 1320
Florida county sued for detention of US citizen at behest of immigration officials 1 Eugene Jul 2017 Jul 2017 6 1472
Happy 92nd anniversary, verdict in the Scopes trial 1 mahatmakanejeeves Jul 2017 Jul 2017 1 1446
2014 Washington Post series, "Stop and Seize" 2 mahatmakanejeeves Jul 2017 Jul 2017 3 1411
Why NCAC Objects to Restore Campus Free Speech Bills 0 Panich52 Jul 2017 Jul 2017 0 1481
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