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Lawsuit targets strip searches of women at Michigan jail 0 Eugene May 2019 May 2019 0 912
Last-minute execution decisions expose wide and bitter rift at Supreme Court 2 mahatmakanejeeves May 2019 May 2019 0 1291
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 1106
City Wants to Seize House Over Tall Grass in Yard 5 mahatmakanejeeves May 2019 May 2019 5 1426
Judge: ICE agents can't use immigration interview as 'trap' 1 Eugene May 2019 May 2019 3 1033
ACLU challenges bail bonds system after bounty hunters charged with assault 3 Eugene May 2019 May 2019 3 1039
ACLU sues to stop Trump policy on jailing asylum seekers 1 Eugene May 2019 May 2019 6 1041
At UMass, a Palestinian human rights panel draws a lawsuit 2 friendly_iconoclast May 2019 May 2019 2 1140
Georgia jury acquits man for coming to the door holding a gun when police officers came knocking 2 mahatmakanejeeves Apr 2019 Apr 2019 0 1283
Washington, D.C.: Handcuffing of 9-year-old prompts probe of police practices 4 Eugene Apr 2019 Apr 2019 3 1196
Repost from LBN: NRA sues city of L.A. over its new contract disclosure law 1 friendly_iconoclast Apr 2019 Apr 2019 0 1033
Perrysburg, Ohio, high school student criminally charged for "ranking" women in his class on twitter 2 mahatmakanejeeves Apr 2019 Apr 2019 0 1314
Charges dropped for University of Arizona students who protested Border Patrol 0 Eugene Apr 2019 Apr 2019 1 1017
Facebook urged to tackle spread of fake profiles used by US police 0 Eugene Apr 2019 Apr 2019 1 1060
Videos appear to show armed militia detaining migrants at US-Mexico border 0 Eugene Apr 2019 Apr 2019 1 1274
No ICE Arrests In Courthouses Without Judicial Warrants, N.Y. Court Directive Says 0 Eugene Apr 2019 Apr 2019 0 902
Ted Cruz Could Use a Refresher Class on the First Amendment 4 mahatmakanejeeves Apr 2019 Apr 2019 4 1261
Federal judge awards legal fees in Iowa ag gag lawsuit case 1 Eugene Apr 2019 Apr 2019 2 894
Alabama Cops Raid House, Seize Cash, and Ruin Lives Over $50 of Marijuana 2 mahatmakanejeeves Apr 2019 Apr 2019 7 1277
ACLU: (NJ) Students suspended for posting gun photos on Snapchat file free-speech suit 0 friendly_iconoclast Apr 2019 Apr 2019 0 1005
Georgia lawmakers consider bill that takes aim at the state's journalists 4 Eugene Apr 2019 Apr 2019 3 1133
'Blatant Violation of the First Amendment': Public Citizen Sues Betsy DeVos for Censoring Its Websit 0 Eugene Apr 2019 Apr 2019 1 1061
When you want to violate the Constitution, literally any smell is the "odor of marijuana." 1 mahatmakanejeeves Apr 2019 Apr 2019 9 1132
this is as good a summary of how qualified immunity abets police brutality as you'll see 0 mahatmakanejeeves Apr 2019 Apr 2019 4 1040
US wants 2 years to ID migrant kids separated from families 1 Eugene Apr 2019 Apr 2019 2 918
Motel 6 pays $12 million for sharing guest lists with U.S. immigration: Washington AG 1 Eugene Apr 2019 Apr 2019 3 1110
Lawyers slam 'Wild West' atmosphere in Texas immigration court 0 Eugene Apr 2019 Apr 2019 2 978
Supreme Court Draws, Quarters The Eighth Amendment 3 mahatmakanejeeves Apr 2019 Apr 2019 6 1315
Judge orders Fairfax County, Virginia, police to stop collecting data from license plate readers 2 mahatmakanejeeves Apr 2019 Apr 2019 4 1057
University of Arizona will charge 2 students over protest of Border Patrol event on campus 1 mahatmakanejeeves Apr 2019 Apr 2019 3 997
16-year-old Illinois boy commits suicide after police threatened him with lifetime sex registry 8 mahatmakanejeeves Apr 2019 Apr 2019 3 1632
D.E.A. Secretly Collected Bulk Records of Money-Counter Purchases 0 Eugene Mar 2019 Mar 2019 1 950
Georgia Senate votes to allow lawsuits over questionable laws 0 Eugene Mar 2019 Mar 2019 1 912
For asylum seekers in Mexico, U.S. judge asks, 'How does the court serve them?' 0 Eugene Mar 2019 Mar 2019 6 872
Cops steal $270K while executing search warrant,but is stealing while executing SW a 4A violation? 3 mahatmakanejeeves Mar 2019 Mar 2019 5 1121
Alarm over leaked US database targeting journalists and immigration activists 2 Eugene Mar 2019 Mar 2019 11 1253
US immigration agents find ways around 'sanctuary' policies 1 Eugene Mar 2019 Mar 2019 3 944
Court: Flipping the bird to cop is free speech 2 Eugene Mar 2019 Mar 2019 6 1174
ACLU: N. Carolinians Voted to End Cooperation With Trump's Deportation Force. ICE Retaliated 0 friendly_iconoclast Mar 2019 Mar 2019 8 1109
On Fox News, Dinesh D'Souza calls on Trump to use "force" and send the National Guard to campuses 8 mahatmakanejeeves Mar 2019 Mar 2019 1 1809
Happy 100th anniversary (March 3), Schenck v. United States. 3 mahatmakanejeeves Mar 2019 Mar 2019 3 1060
"I hate to be a grinch, but: this is not a legitimate use of the power to pull people over." 5 mahatmakanejeeves Nov 2018 Mar 2019 2 1768
Please do not click on the links in this thread about online legal threats. 3 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2019 Mar 2019 2 1428
A 53 year-old homeless man was arrested after trying and failing to use a counterfeit $20 bill to... 11 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2019 Mar 2019 3 2131
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 2169
ACLU sues Texas over law that says government contractors can't boycott Israel 7 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 2018 Mar 2019 4 1178
Court: OK For Wayne County, Michigan, to seize man's car for 3 years 2 mahatmakanejeeves Feb 2019 Mar 2019 2 869
Clarence Thomas declares war on New York Times v. Sullivan. 5 mahatmakanejeeves Feb 2019 Mar 2019 3 1431
This message was self-deleted by its author 0 mahatmakanejeeves Feb 2019 Feb 2019 0 586
Thomas attacks the right of indigent criminal defendants to have counsel provided 2 mahatmakanejeeves Feb 2019 Feb 2019 1 1003
Supreme Court seems to seek narrow way to uphold cross that memorializes war dead 2 mahatmakanejeeves Feb 2019 Feb 2019 1 960
Muslim group seeks congressional probe on terror watchlist 1 Eugene Feb 2019 Feb 2019 0 755
FBI investigating deadly police raid in Houston 1 Eugene Feb 2019 Feb 2019 2 1020
Happy belated 233rd anniversary, the Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom 2 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2019 Feb 2019 3 930
Happy 50th anniversary, Tinker v. Des Moines 2 mahatmakanejeeves Feb 2019 Feb 2019 2 960
ICE Seizes Over 1 Million Websites With No Due Process; Apparently Unaware That Copyright & Trademar 2 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 2018 Feb 2019 2 1242
Freedom Caucus chairman: use asset forfeiture to fund the wall 8 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2019 Feb 2019 1 1755
How the Georgia speaker of the House pockets big bucks to delay cases for alleged criminals 2 mahatmakanejeeves Feb 2019 Feb 2019 5 994
U.S. court allows 'No-Fly List' lawsuits, dissenters warn of danger 0 Eugene Feb 2019 Feb 2019 2 894
I'll never forget watching by interrogation recording a cop threaten a 19 year old kid with rape.... 0 mahatmakanejeeves Feb 2019 Feb 2019 8 1145
FIRE presents the 2019 edition of its annual list of the 10 Worst Colleges for Free Speech. 1 mahatmakanejeeves Feb 2019 Feb 2019 3 945
Protect the National Butterfly Center Go Fund Me 0 littlemissmartypants Feb 2019 Feb 2019 3 894
SCOTUS grants cert in first major religion clause case in the Kavanaugh era. 4 mahatmakanejeeves Nov 2018 Jan 2019 1 1287
UPDATE: Campus speech group urges UGA to end inquiry of teaching assistant 1 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2019 Jan 2019 1 1015
Amazon facial-identification software used by police falls short on tests for accuracy and bias,... 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2019 Jan 2019 1 786
You know, Tuesday afternoon would be a GREAT time for the SCO to announced a new indictment 0 RHMerriman Jan 2019 Jan 2019 1 1276
Bankruptcy leaves Detroit police abuse claims unpaid 0 Eugene Dec 2018 Dec 2018 0 927
Greyhound tells riders of rights when Border Patrol comes on board 8 Eugene Dec 2018 Dec 2018 35 3812
Jury finds man facing jail after playing 'F the Police' not guilty 1 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 2018 Dec 2018 5 1143
TSA says it no longer tracks regular travelers as if they may be terrorists 1 Eugene Dec 2018 Dec 2018 1 933
Missouri: Edmundson Ran Debtors' Prison, 'Extorting' Poor Black Residents, Lawsuit Says 0 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 2018 Dec 2018 2 868
Happy 227th birthday, the Bill of Rights, enacted on December 15, 1791 2 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 2018 Dec 2018 2 1112
Judge orders probe into California whistleblower's claims 0 Eugene Dec 2018 Dec 2018 1 1024
TX prosecutors admit swaying jury by showing the surviving victim her husband's autopsy photo 1 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 2018 Dec 2018 0 988
Trump gov't put out a call asking legal immigrants to sponsor some of the 1,000's of kids in cages 0 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 2018 Dec 2018 5 1034
Revealed: FBI kept files on peaceful climate change protesters 0 Eugene Dec 2018 Dec 2018 4 802
Ex-judges to ICE: End immigration arrests at courthouses 1 Eugene Dec 2018 Dec 2018 2 839
Happy 293rd Birthday, George Mason. Founding Founder, He Conceived the Bill of Rights. 0 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 2018 Dec 2018 1 959
Texas police made more than $50 million in 2017 from seizing people's property 2 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 2018 Dec 2018 1 890
Former Miami Fire Rescue captain fights to get job back after noose incident 0 Scurrilous Dec 2018 Dec 2018 3 1007
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