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Last vestiges of criminal past erased for wrongly convicted "San Antonio Four" 0 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 2018 Dec 2018 3 742
Argentina's Macri decrees legalization of lethal force against fleeing suspects 0 sandensea Dec 2018 Dec 2018 0 845
HS Newspaper Suspended For Publishing Investigation Into Football Players' Transfers 3 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 2018 Dec 2018 5 1213
Argument preview: Justices to reconsider potentially far reaching double-jeopardy exception 1 mahatmakanejeeves Nov 2018 Dec 2018 0 981
St. Louis officers accused of beating undercover colleague 0 Eugene Nov 2018 Nov 2018 2 954
Groups demand end to info-sharing on asylum-seeking children 0 Eugene Nov 2018 Nov 2018 2 696
Former Biscayne Park (FL) police chief gets 3 years in prison for framing black people 0 Scurrilous Nov 2018 Nov 2018 5 823
New York top court: Jury trials needed when deportation a risk 1 Eugene Nov 2018 Nov 2018 2 791
Private prison companies served with lawsuits over using detainee labor 0 Eugene Nov 2018 Nov 2018 8 843
Boston police face lawsuit over listing hats and selfies as gang symbols 0 Eugene Nov 2018 Nov 2018 0 858
Justices to consider whether Eighth Amendment ban on "excessive fines" applies to the states 2 mahatmakanejeeves Nov 2018 Nov 2018 2 878
U.S. judge orders release of Iraqis detained by Trump administration 1 Eugene Nov 2018 Nov 2018 14 870
The Atlantic: The ACLU Declines to Defend Civil Rights 38 mahatmakanejeeves Nov 2018 Nov 2018 2 2769
Trump administration officials suggested sharing census responses with law enforcement, court docume 0 Eugene Nov 2018 Nov 2018 1 762
Gorsuch, joined by Sotomayor(!), writes that SCOTUS should've taken a Confrontation Clause case 3 mahatmakanejeeves Nov 2018 Nov 2018 6 1534
US civil rights agency decries Trump administration's lax approach to police violence 0 Eugene Nov 2018 Nov 2018 3 835
Judge Allows Case Against Neo-Nazi Publisher to Proceed 1 mahatmakanejeeves Nov 2018 Nov 2018 6 984
Before he is ousted, Sessions limits U.S. oversight of local police 0 Eugene Nov 2018 Nov 2018 0 815
Motel 6 to pay $7.6 million for giving guest lists to U.S. immigration 1 Eugene Nov 2018 Nov 2018 1 826
How a police beating in Elkhart, Indiana, unfolded 2 mahatmakanejeeves Nov 2018 Nov 2018 8 1136
For first time ever, Innocence Project to appear in court on behalf of a prosecutor 0 mahatmakanejeeves Oct 2018 Oct 2018 4 738
Petition drive ... pays $3 a signature to overturn California's new law ending cash bail 1 Eugene Oct 2018 Oct 2018 3 935
Deep In The Desert, A Case Pits Immigration Crackdown Against Religious Freedom 2 mahatmakanejeeves Oct 2018 Oct 2018 2 900
You can't protest here. 2 mahatmakanejeeves Oct 2018 Oct 2018 2 948
Lovely article about prison reform in Texas 0 janterry Oct 2018 Oct 2018 1 952
Sen. Judiciary Comm. questions Trump's 4th Circuit nominee, 36 years old, less than 30 minutes 4 mahatmakanejeeves Oct 2018 Oct 2018 2 1152
Video shows off-duty Chicago police officer shooting unarmed autistic man 0 Eugene Oct 2018 Oct 2018 2 861
Need some DU Love Urgently 4 littlemissmartypants Oct 2018 Oct 2018 10 1329
Patch Publishes Completely Unnecessary Sex Offender Maps to Keep Kids Safe on Halloween 1 mahatmakanejeeves Oct 2018 Oct 2018 1 766
Ex-Biscayne Park (FL) officers get year in prison for roles in framing crimes on black teen 3 Scurrilous Oct 2018 Oct 2018 2 1009
(October 2) World Innocence Day: "One wrongful conviction is too many,..." 0 mahatmakanejeeves Oct 2018 Oct 2018 0 660
World Record for life ruined? Wilbert Jones, 19 when arrested, released after 45 years 7 mahatmakanejeeves Oct 2018 Oct 2018 32 2484
Our government decides that a 5-year-old child can give informed consent to waive her rights. 4 mahatmakanejeeves Oct 2018 Oct 2018 7 986
Student asked by school principal to remove jersey during patriotic-themed football game 4 mahatmakanejeeves Oct 2018 Oct 2018 0 1220
"... some idiot law firm thought it could threaten Something Awful into a settlement...." 1 mahatmakanejeeves Oct 2018 Oct 2018 1 1441
The people upset by demonstrations on Capitol Hill are incensed by a kneeling athlete. 3 mahatmakanejeeves Oct 2018 Oct 2018 4 1044
Texas Agriculture Commissioner gets police to remove political sign from woman's yard 4 mahatmakanejeeves Oct 2018 Oct 2018 17 1355
Pregnant bystander mauled by police dog denied by judge in federal lawsuit 4 mahatmakanejeeves Oct 2018 Oct 2018 3 1203
The 2018 Jefferson Muzzles 1 mahatmakanejeeves Oct 2018 Oct 2018 1 814
Warden orders life-support withdrawn. Inmate dies. 2 mahatmakanejeeves Oct 2018 Oct 2018 1 1152
USC students rallied today demanding prof be fired for championing due process 2 mahatmakanejeeves Oct 2018 Oct 2018 4 1362
"Not in this America, you pharisaical theocratic half-wit." 2 mahatmakanejeeves Sep 2018 Sep 2018 2 1469
Texas Attorney General Defends Law Forcing Kids To Stand For Pledge Of Allegiance 3 Eugene Sep 2018 Sep 2018 1 969
Paxton takes a stand for Cy-Fair ISD in case of student who sat for Pledge of Allegiance 8 mahatmakanejeeves Sep 2018 Sep 2018 2 834
Prisoner freed after Golf Digest investigation uncovers flaws in trial 1 mahatmakanejeeves Sep 2018 Sep 2018 5 943
Blood-Spatter Expert in Joe Bryan Case Says "My Conclusions Were Wrong" 0 mahatmakanejeeves Sep 2018 Sep 2018 2 845
Amazon's Face Recognition Falsely Matched 28 Members of Congress With Mugshots 2 mahatmakanejeeves Jul 2018 Sep 2018 3 1089
I teach my 1Ls on Day 2 of law school that "I want my lawyer" is the most important phrase in law. 2 mahatmakanejeeves Sep 2018 Sep 2018 2 967
U.S. reaches agreement over separated immigrant families 3 Eugene Sep 2018 Sep 2018 3 1150
Last fall, I started writing a series on "prosecution fees," a legal trick used in California cities 0 mahatmakanejeeves Sep 2018 Sep 2018 10 1015
When Kavanaugh joins the court, there will be a solid 4 votes to overturn Times v. Sullivan. 1 mahatmakanejeeves Sep 2018 Sep 2018 3 1200
Life In Prison 0 left-of-center2012 Sep 2018 Sep 2018 2 1118
Your civil asset forfeiture story of the day: West Virginia state trooper seizes $10K in cash.... 2 mahatmakanejeeves Aug 2018 Aug 2018 9 1401
Prosecutor in Inaug. Protest Trial Sanctioned for Due Process Violations Made Head of Her Department 1 mahatmakanejeeves Aug 2018 Aug 2018 4 912
cross post: 4 Civil Rights You Lose By Using Legal Marijuana 0 discntnt_irny_srcsm Aug 2018 Aug 2018 3 1010
Are you protesting KAVANUAGH on Sun. Aug 26th? 7 BigmanPigman Aug 2018 Aug 2018 5 1375
Anti KAVANAUGH events this week... 1 BigmanPigman Aug 2018 Aug 2018 7 1226
PROTESTS AGAINST KAVANAUGH Aug 26th... 2 BigmanPigman Aug 2018 Aug 2018 6 1150
They're Falsely Accused of Shoplifting, but Retailers Demand Penalties 13 mahatmakanejeeves Aug 2018 Aug 2018 50 3654
On Tuesday, a woman who couldn't afford her $1,500 bail killed herself in a Texas county jail. 1 mahatmakanejeeves Aug 2018 Aug 2018 2 1295
Protect our rights: protests against Kavanaugh, Aug 26th. 0 BigmanPigman Aug 2018 Aug 2018 3 893
Forbes: To Catch A Robber, The FBI Attempted An Unprecedented Grab For Google Location Data 1 friendly_iconoclast Aug 2018 Aug 2018 1 946
EFF: "Internet Publication of 3D Printing Files About Guns: Facts and What's at Stake" 17 friendly_iconoclast Aug 2018 Aug 2018 4 1830
Lou Dobbs: Are you in favor of mandatory recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance? 3 mahatmakanejeeves Aug 2018 Aug 2018 6 1193
As Alabama AG, Jeff Sessions tried to ban public university students from discussing LGBTQ issues 2 mahatmakanejeeves Jul 2018 Aug 2018 1 954
Memphis police accused of using fake accounts to surveil black activists 2 Eugene Aug 2018 Aug 2018 2 952
The Trump Administration Is Hiding a Crucial Report on NSA Spying Practices 0 JonLP24 Jul 2018 Jul 2018 5 992
Judge orders L.A. Times to alter story about Glendale cop, sparking protest from newspaper 6 mahatmakanejeeves Jul 2018 Jul 2018 9 1646
The "Unmasking Antifa Act of 2018" would ... make it a federal crime to protest while wearing a mask 6 mahatmakanejeeves Jul 2018 Jul 2018 1 1159
Cops Want To Be Able To Shut Off Self-Driving Cars 6 mahatmakanejeeves Jul 2018 Jul 2018 0 1301
Inalienable Rights Means Citizenship Not Required 9 ymetca Feb 2017 Jul 2018 6 1979
Pics from the protest in NJ that my son attended... 4 Tucker08087 Jul 2018 Jul 2018 1 1468
Tacoma hit with $300,000 fine for improperly withholding records about surveillance device 2 friendly_iconoclast Jul 2018 Jul 2018 3 1260
Well, my 15 year old son just headed off to protest! 9 Tucker08087 Jun 2018 Jul 2018 13 1790
Leaked Internal Memo Reveals the ACLU Is Wavering on Free Speech 5 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 2018 Jul 2018 0 1399
What Trump Can Teach Us About Con Law 1 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 2018 Jun 2018 1 956
Kennedy retires July 31st; Mueller indicts 1 poli-junkie Jun 2018 Jun 2018 12 2347
Eugene Volokh concisely summarizes today's travel ban decision. 1 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 2018 Jun 2018 2 1066
Today is the Anniversary Of Obergefell, Windsor, And Lawrence Rulings For LGBT Civil Rights 4 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 2018 Jun 2018 1 1061
Happy 75th anniversary, West Virginia State Board of Education v. Barnette 4 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 2018 Jun 2018 2 1321
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