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The right-wing threat to free speech 2 mahatmakanejeeves Sunday Sunday 8 517
Judge rules for professors in University of Florida academic freedom case 1 Eugene Saturday Saturday 5 329
Judge: Baton Rouge Violated the First Amendment by Trying To Imprison a Professor for Sharing ... 1 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 18 Jan 18 17 785
National Press Club Gives VOA Journalists its Prestigious Press Award 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 8 Jan 8 12 629
DHS Agent Ray Lamb tried to shoot Kevin Byrd outside a bar one night. He pulled the trigger--but ... 2 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 7 Jan 7 17 790
That's TWO cases in which people will get to learn about how you can be acquitted of something and.. 2 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 3 Jan 3 3 699
How to Fight Book Bans: A Tip Sheet for Students 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 1 Jan 1 7 593
Good afternoon. The Biden Admin. has asked the Supreme Court to rule that federal agents cannot ... 2 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 30 Dec 30 8 1405
Argentina's Spygate: "If I could have a Gestapo to terminate all labor unions, I would" 0 peppertree Dec 28 Dec 28 1 437
"[Robert] Reich has two ideas that he thinks don't undermine free speech. He's simply wrong." 5 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 21 Dec 21 2 1005
You can take the Fifth while also denying you did anything wrong. 2 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 18 Dec 18 1 704
Should "F**k Biden" flags be allowed on public display in neighborhoods? 6 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 17 Dec 17 1 897
On this day, December 15, 1791, the Bill of Rights was enacted. 1 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 15 Dec 15 7 469
Chicago expected to pay woman $2.9M over botched police raid 0 Eugene Dec 14 Dec 14 3 458
On this date, December 11, 1725, George Mason was born. He conceived the Bill of Rights. 1 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 11 Dec 11 1 393
The Supreme Court Is Ready to Make Taxpayers Fund Religious Schools 14 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 9 Dec 9 1 730
"Cops are still taking more stuff from people than burglars do." 6 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 8 Dec 8 15 761
A chilling story about the Party Apparatchiks who were installed on UF's board of trustees ... 1 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 4 Dec 4 1 773
Former Argentine President Mauricio Macri indicted on warrantless surveillance charges 4 peppertree Dec 1 Dec 1 0 555
For Clarence Thomas, decades-long critic of Roe v. Wade, Mississippi abortion case a moment long ... 3 mahatmakanejeeves Nov 30 Dec 1 1 766
Ian Fishback, Army officer and whistleblower against detainee abuse, dies at 42 1 mahatmakanejeeves Nov 29 Nov 29 9 563
Missouri attorney general accused of malpractice for fighting Kevin Strickland's release 2 Sherman A1 Nov 27 Nov 27 12 863
Donations pour in to help man wrongfully convicted in 1979 3 Sherman A1 Nov 26 Nov 26 6 576
Argentine youth soccer player Lucas Gonzalez shot, killed by police 0 peppertree Nov 19 Nov 19 3 630
She Tried To Report Sexual Harassment in Jail. After Her Suicide, the Guard Was Convicted of ... 5 mahatmakanejeeves Oct 29 Nov 12 37 2184
June: Alabama removes toddler from Michigan family found with marijuana 5 mahatmakanejeeves Oct 2021 Oct 2021 4 900
Watchdog faults FBI for 'widespread' errors handling surveillance warrants 0 PoliticAverse Oct 2021 Oct 2021 2 744
A Florida Man was jailed over a bumper sticker. The cops just got qualified immunity. 1 mahatmakanejeeves Sep 2021 Sep 2021 1 1083
Fed agent seizes $115K from a man at RDU Airport. The agent says he's going to launch ... 2 mahatmakanejeeves Sep 2021 Sep 2021 13 1230
FBI says fortune seized in Beverly Hills raid was criminals' loot. Owners say: Where's the proof? 10 mahatmakanejeeves Sep 2021 Sep 2021 33 2866
Beatings, buried videos a pattern at Louisiana State Police 1 Eugene Sep 2021 Sep 2021 6 589
Kansas Highway Patrol seizes 1959 Corvette from innocent owner and now wants to destroy it 5 mahatmakanejeeves Sep 2021 Sep 2021 16 1681
Seriously: re- the legal issues re- the TX anti-abortion law 4 snot Sep 2021 Sep 2021 1 679
Former Marine pulled over for following a truck too closely. Police took nearly $87,000 of his cash. 7 mahatmakanejeeves Sep 2021 Sep 2021 22 1331
Oklahoma NAACP files suit challenging anti-protest law 0 Eugene Aug 2021 Aug 2021 8 630
DOJ says a drug dog not alerting but seeming to almost alert because he's sniffing a lot can ... 2 mahatmakanejeeves Aug 2021 Aug 2021 2 1250
Opinion: The rogue prosecutor who helped pass a law enabling rogue prosecutors 1 mahatmakanejeeves Mar 2021 Aug 2021 2 1421
Disturbing review of Orange County, California sheriff's department finds serious abuses 0 Eugene Aug 2021 Aug 2021 13 779
Qualified Immunity is an "ancient" doctrine that in its present form was invented by Antonin Scalia. 1 mahatmakanejeeves Aug 2021 Aug 2021 4 718
Argentina's d'Alessiogate: Marcelo d'Alessio convicted on attempted extortion charges 0 peppertree Aug 2021 Aug 2021 1 583
How AI-powered Tech Landed Man In Jail With Scant Evidence 1 Eugene Aug 2021 Aug 2021 9 756
Homeland Security warns of potential conspiracy theory-fueled violence in August 1 peppertree Aug 2021 Aug 2021 7 1305
UVA punished student over 'speedbumps' remark about protesters 1 mahatmakanejeeves Jul 2021 Jul 2021 2 1250
Cop Appears To Plant Evidence During Totally Worth-It Traffic Stop 4 mahatmakanejeeves Jul 2021 Jul 2021 0 1651
N.J. woman must remove anti-Biden F-bomb signs or face $250-a-day fines, judge rules 11 mahatmakanejeeves Jul 2021 Jul 2021 1 2473
Teacher loses in ruling involving Pledge of Allegiance dispute 9 mahatmakanejeeves Jul 2021 Jul 2021 26 2232
On this day, June 26, 2015, Obergefell v. Hodges was decided. 1 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 2021 Jun 2021 1 1779
On this day, June 26, 2013, Hollingsworth v. Perry was decided. 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 2021 Jun 2021 0 1982
On this day, June 26, 2013, United States v. Windsor was decided. 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 2021 Jun 2021 0 1739
On this day, June 26, 2003, Lawrence v. Texas was decided. 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 2021 Jun 2021 2 609
This message was self-deleted by its author 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 2021 Jun 2021 0 497
SCOTUS has relisted cases asking for NYT v. Sullivan and Kelo v. New London to be overturned 3 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 2021 Jun 2021 4 1847
Texas Bill On Increased Police Accountability In Honor Of Botham Jean Signed Into Law 0 Eugene Jun 2021 Jun 2021 1 781
On this day, June 14, 1943, West Virginia State Board of Education v. Barnette was decided. 2 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 2021 Jun 2021 11 2544
Trump DOJ seized communications data on Congressional Democrats in leak investigations 2 peppertree Jun 2021 Jun 2021 4 1502
Judge says Maricopa County Sheriff Paul Penzone will face contempt hearing 0 Eugene Jun 2021 Jun 2021 2 982
Argentine Spygate: Visitor logs tie Macri-era Security Minister Patricia Bullrich to those indicted 0 peppertree Jun 2021 Jun 2021 1 1686
Suit alleges Phoenix police retaliated against protesters 0 Eugene May 2021 May 2021 10 866
TX lege is abt to make it illegal for bail funds to bail out anyone ever ACCUSED OF a violent crime. 3 mahatmakanejeeves May 2021 May 2021 4 1546
Suit: Georgia election law threatens voting, speech rights 2 Eugene May 2021 May 2021 8 1172
Americans overwhelmingly approve of Chauvin guilty verdict, USA TODAY/Ipsos snap poll finds 1 peppertree Apr 2021 Apr 2021 6 2689
Farmington Hills man sues Detroit police after facial recognition wrongly identifies him 1 Eugene Apr 2021 Apr 2021 1 1081
On the court and online, Justice Clarence and Virginia Thomas hit Big Tech 3 mahatmakanejeeves Apr 2021 Apr 2021 5 2414
PBS Independent Lens: Coded Bias 0 mahatmakanejeeves Mar 2021 Mar 2021 3 1413
A farmer's feud with workers union leads to high-stakes Supreme Court showdown about property rights 1 mahatmakanejeeves Mar 2021 Mar 2021 3 2300
D.C. Circuit Judge Silberman calls on the Supreme Court to overturn New York Times v. Sullivan 2 mahatmakanejeeves Mar 2021 Mar 2021 1 2564
A win for justice! 1 Thunderbeast Mar 2021 Mar 2021 23 1134
Argentina: Martin Soria named new Justice Minister, replacing Marcela Losardo 0 sandensea Mar 2021 Mar 2021 1 541
SWAT Team Destroys Innocent Woman's Texas Home Chasing A Fugitive, City Refuses To Pay For Damages 2 mahatmakanejeeves Mar 2021 Mar 2021 5 1873
Brazil justice annuls Lula da Silva's sentences, enabling 2022 run 2 sandensea Mar 2021 Mar 2021 2 680
Judge frees men imprisoned for 24 years, saying prosecutors withheld evidence 1 mahatmakanejeeves Mar 2021 Mar 2021 14 2172
Politically Charged: Officials create 'fictional gang' to punish Phoenix protesters 3 friendly_iconoclast Feb 2021 Mar 2021 5 1630
ICE investigators used a private utility database covering millions to pursue immigration violations 0 Eugene Mar 2021 Mar 2021 2 1273
Argentina's Spygate: 38 former Macri officials indicted 0 sandensea Feb 2021 Feb 2021 0 836
Protests continue in Spain against jailing of rapper over tweets 1 sandensea Feb 2021 Feb 2021 0 1298
5th Circuit Grants Qualified Immunity to Cops Who Ignited a Suicidal, Gasoline-Drenched Man by ... 4 mahatmakanejeeves Feb 2021 Feb 2021 6 1947
New Justice Barrett joins liberals as Supreme Court says Alabama cannot execute inmate without ... 4 mahatmakanejeeves Feb 2021 Feb 2021 10 1963
Biden Will End the Justice Department's Use of Private Prisons 4 Rick Rolle Feb 2021 Feb 2021 21 1100
Protests erupt in Chile after police fatally shoot street juggler 0 sandensea Feb 2021 Feb 2021 5 1506
Trump's worst pardon is one you haven't heard about 3 Eugene Dec 2020 Feb 2021 7 2073
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