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Make No Law, Episode One: Fighting Words 0 mahatmakanejeeves May 2018 May 2018 0 942
The Slants get their trademark. 0 mahatmakanejeeves May 2018 May 2018 2 944
Amazon Teams Up With Law Enforcement to Deploy Dangerous New Face Recognition Technology 0 mahatmakanejeeves May 2018 May 2018 1 885
Border Patrol agent detains two US citizens at a gas station in MT after hearing them speak Spanish 0 mahatmakanejeeves May 2018 May 2018 5 902
EFF Sues Texas A&M For Violating PETA's Free Speech Rights By Blocking Group From Its Facebook Page 0 mahatmakanejeeves May 2018 May 2018 0 855
Opinion analysis: Court rules for death-row inmate whose lawyer conceded guilt 2 mahatmakanejeeves May 2018 May 2018 7 980
NYT: Service Meant to Monitor Inmates' Calls Could Track You, Too 0 friendly_iconoclast May 2018 May 2018 5 1129
Florida International University demands reporters delete and stop showing pictures of bridge cracks 1 mahatmakanejeeves May 2018 May 2018 3 1132
Am I subject to the EU's General Data Protection Regulation law? 3 Takket May 2018 May 2018 0 1040
In my head, Sonia Sotomayor and Elena Kagan are the same person 0 Bucky May 2018 May 2018 0 1143
"Police brutality often looks like this. Read this thread from start to finish." 2 mahatmakanejeeves Apr 2018 May 2018 2 1076
VICTORY: Student detained for passing out political flyers settles lawsuit with Illinois college 0 mahatmakanejeeves Apr 2018 Apr 2018 10 1091
Framed for Murder By His Own DNA 0 Hestia Apr 2018 Apr 2018 4 1856
Lawsplainer: Can A State University Fire a Professor For Being An Ass On Twitter? 3 mahatmakanejeeves Apr 2018 Apr 2018 0 1403
A child is more likely to end up on the sex offender registry than to be molested by someone on it. 1 mahatmakanejeeves Apr 2018 Apr 2018 5 963
The Criminalization of Private Debt 0 mahatmakanejeeves Mar 2018 Mar 2018 14 1316
Do Americans really give a fuck about personal privacy anymore, or is the 9 Fred Sanders Mar 2018 Mar 2018 1 1316
"If the right of privacy means anything, it is the right of the individual, married or single, to be 0 mahatmakanejeeves Mar 2018 Mar 2018 3 1146
What happens when constitutional rights contradict each other? 15 DetlefK Mar 2018 Mar 2018 0 2076
Mississippi Sheriff's Department Gets Sued, ACLU Finds a Long 'White Pride' Email 4 mahatmakanejeeves Mar 2018 Mar 2018 4 1089
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 1324
Questions for TSA after reports of laptop and phone searches on domestic flights 1 Eugene Mar 2018 Mar 2018 0 897
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 1155
Artificial intelligence could identify gang crimes -- and ignite an ethical firestorm 0 mahatmakanejeeves Mar 2018 Mar 2018 1 1142
Unanimous Va. Supreme Court exonerates Chesapeake man in rape of girl 41 years ago 0 mahatmakanejeeves Mar 2018 Mar 2018 2 1000
A Florida provocateur has his day before the U.S. Supreme Court - again 0 Eugene Feb 2018 Feb 2018 4 1182
Case of alleged rape by New York officers calls police loophole into question 4 Eugene Feb 2018 Feb 2018 3 1127
ACLU:Leaked DHS Report Uses Junk Science to Argue for Surveillance of Muslims 3 friendly_iconoclast Feb 2018 Feb 2018 6 1196
California law firm goes after property owners for code violations, bills them thousands of dollars 3 mahatmakanejeeves Feb 2018 Feb 2018 3 1448
Smart Meter Company Landis+Gyr Now Using Copyright To Try To Hide Public Records 0 mahatmakanejeeves Feb 2018 Feb 2018 2 813
New York state seeks expedited timeline to close city's Rikers Island jail 0 Eugene Feb 2018 Feb 2018 0 775
California police worked with neo-Nazis to pursue 'anti-racist' activists, documents show 2 Eugene Feb 2018 Feb 2018 3 911
Public School Board Member Threatens Boss Of Woman Who Spoke Out Against School Book Banning 3 mahatmakanejeeves Feb 2018 Feb 2018 20 1377
In First, Judge Blocks Kansas Law Aimed at Boycotts of Israel 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2018 Jan 2018 3 865
U.S. Border Patrol Checks on Buses Increasing Across Maine 1 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2018 Jan 2018 4 1002
Court Clears Man Who Waited 7 Years for Trial on Pot Charges 1 Eugene Jan 2018 Jan 2018 12 1527
Most U.S. Attorneys in States With Legal Pot Don't Seem to Be Planning a Crackdown 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2018 Jan 2018 1 790
New Jersey officials say they'll lift ban on book The New Jim Crow in prisons 1 Eugene Jan 2018 Jan 2018 1 918
@CustomsBorder got on a Greyhound bus yesterday and asked every passenger for their papers 42 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2018 Jan 2018 44 6182
CBS News: A war of words on college campuses 1 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2018 Jan 2018 2 1213
Happy 98th birthday, the ACLU. 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2018 Jan 2018 4 788
"No American should have to choose between faith and the law." 4 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2018 Jan 2018 0 1412
Clemency for Keith Giammanco 3 CherokeeDem Jan 2018 Jan 2018 2 1172
New York City to end cash bail for non-felony cases in win for reform advocates 0 Eugene Jan 2018 Jan 2018 3 801
Judge Faults U.S. for Holding Immigrant Defendants Freed on Bail 1 Eugene Jan 2018 Jan 2018 4 908
Beijing bets on facial recognition in a big drive for total surveillance 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2018 Jan 2018 2 740
Marijuana raids are more deadly than the drug itself 1 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2018 Jan 2018 3 949
FIRE sues college for ignoring records requests about its firing of Black Lives Matter advocate 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2018 Jan 2018 0 930
70 people arrested at house party after less than an ounce of marijuana goes unclaimed 3 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2018 Jan 2018 3 1523
"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 1383
Jeff Sessions Takes a Stand for Debtors' Prisons 4 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 2017 Dec 2017 11 1299
Repost from LBN: Preacher fights ban on spreading gospel on Atlanta sidewalks 0 friendly_iconoclast Dec 2017 Dec 2017 1 745
The Myth of the Playground Pusher 0 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 2017 Dec 2017 0 856
Ex-Virginia Death-Row Prisoner With Strong Claim of Innocence Get Parole After 38 Years 0 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 2017 Dec 2017 4 684
Happy 226th birthday, the Bill of Rights 0 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 2017 Dec 2017 4 1084
Civil forfeiture 2 discntnt_irny_srcsm Dec 2017 Dec 2017 2 939
Advocates Push to Get Florida Ex-Felons the Right to Vote 0 question everything Dec 2017 Dec 2017 0 724
Happy 292nd Birthday, George Mason. Founding Founder, He Conceived the Bill of Rights. 1 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 2017 Dec 2017 1 1256
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 1292
'I am a citizen': when border patrol agents violate the rights of US residents 1 Eugene Jun 2015 Dec 2017 3 1599
Muslim Americans challenge "no fly" list in appeals court 1 Eugene May 2012 Dec 2017 2 1548
2 NYPD Officers beat 16 y.o. black kid for raising his hands 6 99th_Monkey Oct 2014 Dec 2017 21 2657
Laurence Tribe: Gorsuch just might be as protective of privacy in cyberspace as Scalia was. 0 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 2017 Dec 2017 1 1092
D.C. Metro Hit With First Amendment Suit For Refusing to Run Catholic Christmas Ad 5 mahatmakanejeeves Nov 2017 Nov 2017 3 1081
NY prosecutors gave themselves $3.25 million in bonuses - from the asset forfeiture fund, of course. 2 mahatmakanejeeves Nov 2017 Nov 2017 2 2185
Your opinion please: What if there were no life-time appointments for judges? 1 DetlefK Nov 2017 Nov 2017 0 938
Federal judge limits St. Louis police conduct during protests 0 Eugene Nov 2017 Nov 2017 3 804
Un-American and grotesque: Ex-special counsel slams Sessions suggestion he may prosecute Hillary 3 Soph0571 Nov 2017 Nov 2017 23 2544
Divided U.S. court upholds gun seizure in 'parking while black' case 1 Eugene Oct 2017 Oct 2017 0 2073
Mississippi judge resigns after barring mother from seeing baby for 14 months over unpaid court fees 2 appleannie1943 Oct 2017 Oct 2017 4 926
Kentucky: He wanted info on Lexington's surveillance cameras. Now the city is suing him. 2 mahatmakanejeeves Oct 2017 Oct 2017 2 1185
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 1268
This Texas town offers hurricane relief - if your politics are right 2 Eugene Oct 2017 Oct 2017 3 1110
Government Fights For Inauguration Protesters' Facebook 'Likes' And Reams Of Other Data 3 mahatmakanejeeves Oct 2017 Oct 2017 3 1380
Lawsuit claims border patrol violated constitution by searching Delta plane 1 Eugene Oct 2017 Oct 2017 2 1248
Courts Sidestep the Law, and South Carolina's Poor Go to Jail 0 Eugene Oct 2017 Oct 2017 2 1545
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 2471
CBS: D.C. court rules tracking phones without a warrant is unconstitutional 2 friendly_iconoclast Sep 2017 Oct 2017 7 1519
Portland, ME, police union strike deal to outfit police with body cameras 0 left-of-center2012 Oct 2017 Oct 2017 0 1521
DePauls M. Cherif Bassiouni, global champion of justice, dead at 79 1 elleng Sep 2017 Sep 2017 0 1616
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