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Off-duty NYPD officer allegedly seen pounding SUV arrested on riot charge 2 shockedcanadian Oct 2013 Oct 2013 2 1349
EFF racks up another courtroom victory over the NSA: damning docs to follow 8 friendly_iconoclast Sep 2013 Oct 2013 17 2206
Incredible Story of Wacky Judge in Chicago 0 LegalScholar Oct 2013 Oct 2013 0 1130
ACLU- "Racial Justice: Gone Too Far. Our Kids in Handcuffs" 0 NYC_SKP Sep 2013 Sep 2013 2 1368
U.S. Justice Department spent $4.9 million on drones, new rules urged: watchdog 1 Eugene Sep 2013 Sep 2013 0 1118
Border Patrol agrees to officer training in Washington state profiling case 1 Eugene Sep 2013 Sep 2013 0 1220
ACLU faults 'suspicious activity' reporting by law enforcement 0 Eugene Sep 2013 Sep 2013 5 1164
This message was self-deleted by its author 1 JustanAngel Sep 2013 Sep 2013 0 1015
Hundreds of Pages of NSA Spying Documents to be Released As Result of EFF Lawsuit 0 friendly_iconoclast Sep 2013 Sep 2013 4 1123
Civil-liberties groups seek hearings on DEA's use of intelligence 0 Eugene Sep 2013 Sep 2013 4 1091
Breast Cancer Awareness Bracelets Ban in School Struck Down by Court, Appealed, Upheld [VIDEO] 0 Counterpoint PA Sep 2013 Sep 2013 1 1163
Lawyers challenge U.S. 'no fly' list in federal court in Oregon 1 Eugene Jun 2013 Aug 2013 5 1360
Federal Court Sides With ACLU in No Fly List Lawsuit 1 friendly_iconoclast Aug 2013 Aug 2013 10 1401
In rebuff to Bloomberg, New York City Council curbs police power 9 Eugene Jun 2013 Aug 2013 3 2169
NSA surveillance program violates the constitution, ACLU says 2 Eugene Aug 2013 Aug 2013 9 1522
Holder pressed on U.S. drug agency use of hidden data evidence 1 Eugene Aug 2013 Aug 2013 9 1824
What surveillance really is, at its root, is a highly effective form of social control 6 limpyhobbler Aug 2013 Aug 2013 7 1952
John Grishams books are censored at Guantanamo Bay. 2 MarkLaw Aug 2013 Aug 2013 1 1271
ACLU: A Guide to What We Now Know About the NSA's Dragnet Searches of Your Communications 3 NYC_SKP Aug 2013 Aug 2013 10 1586
ACLU on the Hill: NSA Surveillance "Intrusive and Unconstitutional" 6 NYC_SKP Jul 2013 Aug 2013 7 1856
Repost from LBN: NYPD to stop archiving names, addresses of stop-and-frisk targets 1 friendly_iconoclast Aug 2013 Aug 2013 2 1437
Vicious Cycle of Repression-Protest-Repression 0 William deB. Mills Aug 2013 Aug 2013 1 1691
Mind-Boggling Road-Side Cavity Searches Aren't Isolated Incidents: Lawyers 2 AnotherMcIntosh Aug 2013 Aug 2013 5 1821
ACLU story: "You May Have 'Nothing to Hide' But You Still Have Something to Fear" 9 NYC_SKP Aug 2013 Aug 2013 29 3167
Justice Should Not Depend on Skin Color 1 NYC_SKP Jul 2013 Jul 2013 4 1299
Seeking Asylum from a country not traditionally considered... 4 shockedcanadian Jul 2013 Jul 2013 0 1694
From the ACLU "Blog of Rights": "Domestic Drones" 1 NYC_SKP Jul 2013 Jul 2013 0 1499
New York City mayor vetoes bills to limit stop-and-frisk policy 0 Eugene Jul 2013 Jul 2013 4 1316
New Jersey Senate Candidate leads fight to repeal Patriot Act and FISA Amendments Act 0 limpyhobbler Jul 2013 Jul 2013 4 1455
Looking for support for this group. 39 NYC_SKP Jul 2013 Jul 2013 8 5128
Teacher Fired for Past Life as Porn Actress 11 Modern School Jan 2013 Jul 2013 1 5838
Detroit Free Press: Police launch investigations after arrest of photographer 4 friendly_iconoclast Jul 2013 Jul 2013 4 1955
AP Exclusive: Daniels looked to censor opponents 0 friendly_iconoclast Jul 2013 Jul 2013 1 1421
Posting a DU 3 comment here, in hopes this group will remain. 3 dixiegrrrrl May 2011 Jul 2013 2 1703
ACLU: Police Documents on License Plate Scanners Reveal Mass Tracking 0 NYC_SKP Jul 2013 Jul 2013 5 1200
Eclectic group sues U.S. government over phone data surveillance 0 Eugene Jul 2013 Jul 2013 1 1166
U.S. defends secrecy of unique surveillance court 4 Eugene Jul 2013 Jul 2013 1 1659
Activist Arrest for Sidewalk Chalk Message, Police Officer Ignorant of Bill of Rights [VIDEO] 0 Counterpoint PA Jul 2013 Jul 2013 1 1463
Judge rejects state secrets defense in wiretapping lawsuit 1 Eugene Jul 2013 Jul 2013 4 1523
Public Works employees being photographed and videoed 0 SHRED Jun 2013 Jun 2013 3 1382
I'm confused about Shelby County v. Holder. 3 Motown_Johnny Jun 2013 Jun 2013 0 1577
NY Court: Computer Searches Can Threaten Privacy 0 Eugene Jun 2013 Jun 2013 3 1387
Cop Claims Chicago's Finest Beat Their Own 4 AnotherMcIntosh Mar 2013 Jun 2013 2 1952
White House Petition to Pardon Edward Snowden 12 limpyhobbler Jun 2013 Jun 2013 1 2878
Stand with Edward Snowden 5 im1013 Jun 2013 Jun 2013 3 2137
Fireside Chat - NSA/Bill of Rights/US Constitution - June 10, 2013 0 LovingA2andMI Jun 2013 Jun 2013 0 1617
Verizon Wireless Secretly Passed AP Reporters' Phone Records to Feds 1 limpyhobbler May 2013 May 2013 4 1408
Canadian requesting FOIA at border...who do I contact? 2 shockedcanadian May 2013 May 2013 0 1481
Strict Constructionists and the Second Amendment 16 bucolic_frolic Dec 2012 May 2013 4 9946
New Post on Torture in the US 3 TimKeller Dec 2012 Apr 2013 2 1581
Right to Lawyer Can Be Empty Promise for Poor 5 Kire Mar 2013 Apr 2013 2 1973
High school apologizes for ‘think like a Nazi’ assignment after backlash from English students... 1 shockedcanadian Apr 2013 Apr 2013 0 1450
UC Research Examines Corporate Communications in the ‘Gilded Age’ of Free Speech 0 OKIsItJustMe Apr 2013 Apr 2013 1 1431
It All Started Innocently Enough 7 DallasNE Mar 2013 Apr 2013 3 4656
U.S. Citizens Arrested for Refusing Border Patrol Questions, while boarding a domestic flight 3 limpyhobbler Mar 2013 Mar 2013 1 2055
Bill would limit whistleblower activities on PA farms (and possibly gas drilling sites at farms) 1 limpyhobbler Mar 2013 Mar 2013 1 1425
The Right to Counsel: Badly Battered at 50 1 Kire Mar 2013 Mar 2013 1 1409
Supreme Court to consider when assets can be frozen pre-trial 0 Eugene Mar 2013 Mar 2013 0 1317
Federal Judge Finds National Security Letters Unconstitutional, Bans Them 4 limpyhobbler Mar 2013 Mar 2013 12 1814
New York City mayor opposes new oversight of police 6 Eugene Jun 2012 Mar 2013 5 2338
Montana drafts new bill giving felons the option of being spanked 11 Mkap Feb 2013 Mar 2013 0 3146
You Can’t Protest at the Supreme Court 13 alp227 Jan 2012 Feb 2013 5 6327
CISPA Offers Choice between Security and Liberty 2 BridgeTheGap Apr 2012 Feb 2013 5 2131
1984 has finally arrived, folks 7 WhoIsNumberNone Nov 2012 Feb 2013 5 2558
Supreme Court upholds police "dog sniff" of truck 4 Eugene Feb 2013 Feb 2013 0 1957
Please support this man! The courageous story of Justice lawyer Edgar Schmidt 0 shockedcanadian Feb 2013 Feb 2013 0 1377
Judge rules (Illinois) eavesdropping law unconstitutional 7 Bozita Mar 2012 Feb 2013 10 3117
Being passive is damaging says Julian Assange 6 3feetofsnow Aug 2012 Feb 2013 24 2527
Michael Moore asks citizens to stand up to Obama on civil liberties issue 19 Eugene Feb 2013 Feb 2013 62 4175
Minneapolis license plate data raises privacy questions 2 mahatmakanejeeves Feb 2013 Feb 2013 3 1531
New York "stop and frisk" trial set for March 2013 7 Eugene Aug 2012 Feb 2013 3 2335
Felony Forgiveness 2 BudHardener Jan 2013 Feb 2013 1 2427
Death penalty injustice, not such a new idea... 0 Bay Boy Jan 2013 Jan 2013 0 1291
EYE IN THE SKY WATCHIN OVER YOU!! 17 tomkoop Jun 2012 Jan 2013 7 7262
Obama Crowned Himself on New Year's Eve 8 davidswanson Dec 2011 Jan 2013 9 3550
"Gideon’s Army": Young Public Defenders Brave Staggering Caseloads, Low Pay to Represent the Poor 7 rug Jan 2013 Jan 2013 3 2351
There could be justice for Trayvon Martin after all... 18 GopperStopper2680 Mar 2012 Jan 2013 3 4888
Students Busted for 'Studying While Black' 4 AnotherMcIntosh Dec 2012 Jan 2013 3 2009
Oakland man guilty of murder - no body of victim 11 alp227 Feb 2012 Jan 2013 0 4661
In Police Training, a Dark Film on U.S. Muslims 1 groovedaddy Jan 2012 Jan 2013 0 1508
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