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For Clarence Thomas, decades-long critic of Roe v. Wade, Mississippi abortion case a moment long ... 2 mahatmakanejeeves 3 hrs ago 1 hr ago 0 442
Ian Fishback, Army officer and whistleblower against detainee abuse, dies at 42 1 mahatmakanejeeves 19 hrs ago 18 hrs ago 7 346
Missouri attorney general accused of malpractice for fighting Kevin Strickland's release 2 Sherman A1 Saturday Saturday 12 619
Donations pour in to help man wrongfully convicted in 1979 3 Sherman A1 Friday Friday 6 434
Argentine youth soccer player Lucas Gonzalez shot, killed by police 0 peppertree Nov 19 Nov 19 3 441
She Tried To Report Sexual Harassment in Jail. After Her Suicide, the Guard Was Convicted of ... 5 mahatmakanejeeves Oct 29 Nov 12 37 1998
June: Alabama removes toddler from Michigan family found with marijuana 5 mahatmakanejeeves Oct 5 Oct 6 4 783
Watchdog faults FBI for 'widespread' errors handling surveillance warrants 0 PoliticAverse Oct 1 Oct 1 2 667
A Florida Man was jailed over a bumper sticker. The cops just got qualified immunity. 1 mahatmakanejeeves Sep 29 Sep 29 1 988
Fed agent seizes $115K from a man at RDU Airport. The agent says he's going to launch ... 2 mahatmakanejeeves Sep 24 Sep 25 13 1057
FBI says fortune seized in Beverly Hills raid was criminals' loot. Owners say: Where's the proof? 10 mahatmakanejeeves Sep 19 Sep 19 33 2717
Beatings, buried videos a pattern at Louisiana State Police 1 Eugene Sep 9 Sep 9 6 494
Kansas Highway Patrol seizes 1959 Corvette from innocent owner and now wants to destroy it 5 mahatmakanejeeves Sep 6 Sep 6 16 1518
Seriously: re- the legal issues re- the TX anti-abortion law 4 snot Sep 3 Sep 4 1 569
Former Marine pulled over for following a truck too closely. Police took nearly $87,000 of his cash. 7 mahatmakanejeeves Sep 1 Sep 1 22 1187
Oklahoma NAACP files suit challenging anti-protest law 0 Eugene Aug 2021 Aug 2021 8 554
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 1121
Opinion: The rogue prosecutor who helped pass a law enabling rogue prosecutors 1 mahatmakanejeeves Mar 2021 Aug 2021 2 1332
Disturbing review of Orange County, California sheriff's department finds serious abuses 0 Eugene Aug 2021 Aug 2021 13 697
Qualified Immunity is an "ancient" doctrine that in its present form was invented by Antonin Scalia. 1 mahatmakanejeeves Aug 2021 Aug 2021 4 599
Argentina's d'Alessiogate: Marcelo d'Alessio convicted on attempted extortion charges 0 peppertree Aug 2021 Aug 2021 1 483
How AI-powered Tech Landed Man In Jail With Scant Evidence 1 Eugene Aug 2021 Aug 2021 9 683
Homeland Security warns of potential conspiracy theory-fueled violence in August 1 peppertree Aug 2021 Aug 2021 7 1191
UVA punished student over 'speedbumps' remark about protesters 1 mahatmakanejeeves Jul 2021 Jul 2021 2 1084
Cop Appears To Plant Evidence During Totally Worth-It Traffic Stop 4 mahatmakanejeeves Jul 2021 Jul 2021 0 1559
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 2344
Teacher loses in ruling involving Pledge of Allegiance dispute 9 mahatmakanejeeves Jul 2021 Jul 2021 26 2141
On this day, June 26, 2015, Obergefell v. Hodges was decided. 1 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 2021 Jun 2021 1 1686
On this day, June 26, 2013, Hollingsworth v. Perry was decided. 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 2021 Jun 2021 0 1891
On this day, June 26, 2013, United States v. Windsor was decided. 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 2021 Jun 2021 0 1640
On this day, June 26, 2003, Lawrence v. Texas was decided. 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 2021 Jun 2021 2 487
This message was self-deleted by its author 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 2021 Jun 2021 0 434
SCOTUS has relisted cases asking for NYT v. Sullivan and Kelo v. New London to be overturned 3 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 2021 Jun 2021 4 1736
Texas Bill On Increased Police Accountability In Honor Of Botham Jean Signed Into Law 0 Eugene Jun 2021 Jun 2021 1 708
On this day, June 14, 1943, West Virginia State Board of Education v. Barnette was decided. 2 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 2021 Jun 2021 11 2428
Trump DOJ seized communications data on Congressional Democrats in leak investigations 2 peppertree Jun 2021 Jun 2021 4 1403
Judge says Maricopa County Sheriff Paul Penzone will face contempt hearing 0 Eugene Jun 2021 Jun 2021 2 904
Argentine Spygate: Visitor logs tie Macri-era Security Minister Patricia Bullrich to those indicted 0 peppertree Jun 2021 Jun 2021 1 1593
Suit alleges Phoenix police retaliated against protesters 0 Eugene May 2021 May 2021 10 771
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 1429
Suit: Georgia election law threatens voting, speech rights 2 Eugene May 2021 May 2021 8 1103
Americans overwhelmingly approve of Chauvin guilty verdict, USA TODAY/Ipsos snap poll finds 1 peppertree Apr 2021 Apr 2021 6 2588
Farmington Hills man sues Detroit police after facial recognition wrongly identifies him 1 Eugene Apr 2021 Apr 2021 1 1000
On the court and online, Justice Clarence and Virginia Thomas hit Big Tech 3 mahatmakanejeeves Apr 2021 Apr 2021 5 2307
PBS Independent Lens: Coded Bias 0 mahatmakanejeeves Mar 2021 Mar 2021 3 1327
A farmer's feud with workers union leads to high-stakes Supreme Court showdown about property rights 1 mahatmakanejeeves Mar 2021 Mar 2021 3 2209
D.C. Circuit Judge Silberman calls on the Supreme Court to overturn New York Times v. Sullivan 2 mahatmakanejeeves Mar 2021 Mar 2021 1 2458
A win for justice! 1 Thunderbeast Mar 2021 Mar 2021 23 1050
Argentina: Martin Soria named new Justice Minister, replacing Marcela Losardo 0 sandensea Mar 2021 Mar 2021 1 465
SWAT Team Destroys Innocent Woman's Texas Home Chasing A Fugitive, City Refuses To Pay For Damages 2 mahatmakanejeeves Mar 2021 Mar 2021 5 1794
Brazil justice annuls Lula da Silva's sentences, enabling 2022 run 2 sandensea Mar 2021 Mar 2021 2 606
Judge frees men imprisoned for 24 years, saying prosecutors withheld evidence 1 mahatmakanejeeves Mar 2021 Mar 2021 14 2096
Politically Charged: Officials create 'fictional gang' to punish Phoenix protesters 3 friendly_iconoclast Feb 2021 Mar 2021 5 1552
ICE investigators used a private utility database covering millions to pursue immigration violations 0 Eugene Mar 2021 Mar 2021 2 1202
Argentina's Spygate: 38 former Macri officials indicted 0 sandensea Feb 2021 Feb 2021 0 719
Protests continue in Spain against jailing of rapper over tweets 1 sandensea Feb 2021 Feb 2021 0 1212
5th Circuit Grants Qualified Immunity to Cops Who Ignited a Suicidal, Gasoline-Drenched Man by ... 4 mahatmakanejeeves Feb 2021 Feb 2021 6 1873
New Justice Barrett joins liberals as Supreme Court says Alabama cannot execute inmate without ... 4 mahatmakanejeeves Feb 2021 Feb 2021 10 1887
Biden Will End the Justice Department's Use of Private Prisons 4 Rick Rolle Feb 2021 Feb 2021 21 1007
Protests erupt in Chile after police fatally shoot street juggler 0 sandensea Feb 2021 Feb 2021 5 1437
Trump's worst pardon is one you haven't heard about 3 Eugene Dec 2020 Feb 2021 7 1991
WHAT!!?? Another mistaken identity "Made to stand naked" by police? 12 TigressDem Dec 2020 Feb 2021 5 1920
I'm an Activist in Russia. I Can't Believe What My Life Has Become. 8 BigmanPigman Aug 2020 Feb 2021 22 2049
The ELEPHANT in the US living room is White Supremacy Violence 2 TigressDem Jan 2021 Jan 2021 5 1639
Trump policing commission calls for independent probes of officer shootings, more technology use 0 Eugene Jan 2021 Jan 2021 1 1065
Justin Amash has introduced a bill to end civil asset forfeiture nationwide. 7 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 2020 Dec 2020 19 1868
If you allow the government to break the law during an emergency, ... 3 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 2020 Dec 2020 9 1858
On this day, December 15, 1791, the Bill of Rights was enacted. 2 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 2020 Dec 2020 3 841
IT IS TIME for mandatory BODY CAMS for POLICE -- Another police shooting no body cams 0 TigressDem Dec 2020 Dec 2020 7 943
Supreme Court says Muslims placed on no-fly list can sue FBI agents for damages 0 friendly_iconoclast Dec 2020 Dec 2020 2 716
ACLU files request over data US collected via Muslim app used by millions 0 Eugene Dec 2020 Dec 2020 2 851
Will somebody silence Trump promoting law breaking and civil unrest. 2 Prosper Dec 2020 Dec 2020 2 799
Police guide that calls BLM a terrorist group draws outrage 0 friendly_iconoclast Dec 2020 Dec 2020 5 670
Offensive License Plates Are Free Speech, Court Tells California 6 mahatmakanejeeves Nov 2020 Nov 2020 4 1359
BluePrints members receive Student Press Law Center Courage in Student Journalism Award 0 mahatmakanejeeves Nov 2020 Nov 2020 2 731
Chile police chief resigns after officers shoot adolescents 0 sandensea Nov 2020 Nov 2020 1 765
This message was self-deleted by its author 0 sl8 Nov 2020 Nov 2020 2 1121
Pasco's (FL) sheriff uses grades and abuse histories to label schoolchildren potential criminals... 3 friendly_iconoclast Nov 2020 Nov 2020 4 874
Justice Alito says pandemic has resulted in 'unimaginable' restrictions on individual liberty 13 mahatmakanejeeves Nov 2020 Nov 2020 2 1358
Facial recognition used to identify Lafayette Square protester accused of assault 0 mahatmakanejeeves Nov 2020 Nov 2020 1 1216
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