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Judge rules (Illinois) eavesdropping law unconstitutional 7 Bozita Mar 2012 Feb 2013 10 3079
"... some idiot law firm thought it could threaten Something Awful into a settlement...." 1 mahatmakanejeeves Oct 2018 Oct 2018 1 1417
"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 1738
"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 1145
"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 1381
"No American should have to choose between faith and the law." 4 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2018 Jan 2018 0 1406
"Not in this America, you pharisaical theocratic half-wit." 2 mahatmakanejeeves Sep 2018 Sep 2018 2 1423
"Police brutality often looks like this. Read this thread from start to finish." 2 mahatmakanejeeves Apr 2018 May 2018 2 1076
"100,000 signatures wanted to free Don Siegelman" Pls sign petition at FREE-DON.org 5 robinlynne Oct 2012 Nov 2012 9 3761
"Gideon’s Army": Young Public Defenders Brave Staggering Caseloads, Low Pay to Represent the Poor 7 rug Jan 2013 Jan 2013 3 2322
"Male Escorts A Homeland Security Threat?" NYT Editorial 8 Smarmie Doofus Aug 2015 Aug 2015 10 1986
"Never talk to the police" video 2 Ilsa Mar 2012 Mar 2012 4 2745
'Big Mountain Jesus' gets the OK from Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals 5 mahatmakanejeeves Aug 2015 Aug 2015 0 1560
'Blatant Violation of the First Amendment': Public Citizen Sues Betsy DeVos for Censoring Its Websit 0 Eugene Apr 2019 Apr 2019 1 1030
'Good day for a chokehold': the police endorsing racism and violence on Facebook 0 Eugene Jun 2019 Jun 2019 5 1203
'Hate speech is not protected by the First Amendment,' Portland mayor says. He's wrong. 4 mahatmakanejeeves May 2017 May 2017 0 5423
'I am a citizen': when border patrol agents violate the rights of US residents 1 Eugene Jun 2015 Dec 2017 3 1599
'I was struck with multiple blows': inside the secret violence of Homan Square 0 Eugene Apr 2016 Apr 2016 7 1074
'In Trump We Trust': Ice cream shop resists town orders to take down its impeachment banner 6 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2020 Jan 2020 2 1458
'Muslim-free' Arkansas gun range draws wary eye of Justice Department 2 Eugene May 2015 May 2015 4 1367
'Protesters as terrorists': growing number of states turn anti-pipeline activism into a crime 0 Eugene Jul 2019 Jul 2019 1 966
'Racially biased' arrests in Louisiana school district prompt appeal to feds 0 Eugene May 2015 May 2015 1 1201
'Racism from cradle to grave': Texas cemetery sued for 'whites only' policy 3 Eugene May 2016 May 2016 3 1171
'Secret and unaccountable': Where some immigrant teens are being taken by ICE 6 Eugene Oct 2019 Oct 2019 7 1171
'You are being tracked': How cities use licence-plate scanners to create vast databases of vehicles 3 shockedcanadian Jul 2014 Jul 2014 1 1342
(Baltimore) 2,000 cases may be overturned because police used secret Stingray surveillance 2 Eugene Sep 2015 Sep 2015 6 1630
(October 2) World Innocence Day: "One wrongful conviction is too many,..." 0 mahatmakanejeeves Oct 2018 Oct 2018 0 645
(REDACTED) memo released on killing (REDACTED) American overseas 0 jakeXT Aug 2014 Aug 2014 4 1072
(UK) Convicted murderers lose appeal against whole-life tariffs 0 alp227 Jan 2012 Jan 2012 1 1422
(xp) Arabs, Muslims can sue U.S. officials over post-9/11 jail treatment 1 Eugene Jun 2015 Jun 2015 2 1112
16-year-old Illinois boy commits suicide after police threatened him with lifetime sex registry 8 mahatmakanejeeves Apr 2019 Apr 2019 3 1607
1984 has finally arrived, folks 7 WhoIsNumberNone Nov 2012 Feb 2013 5 2534
2 NYPD Officers beat 16 y.o. black kid for raising his hands 6 99th_Monkey Oct 2014 Dec 2017 21 2656
2014 Washington Post series, "Stop and Seize" 2 mahatmakanejeeves Jul 2017 Jul 2017 3 1430
40 Members of Congress Say No to Indefinite Detention of Americans 0 jakeXT Dec 2011 Dec 2011 6 1690
5th Circuit Grants Qualified Immunity to Cops Who Ignited a Suicidal, Gasoline-Drenched Man by ... 4 mahatmakanejeeves Feb 2021 Feb 2021 6 1824
70 people arrested at house party after less than an ounce of marijuana goes unclaimed 3 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2018 Jan 2018 3 1521
8 Ways the Supreme Court Has Been Destroying American Democracy 3 Panich52 Jun 2015 Nov 2015 4 1520
92% of Americans think their basic rights are being threatened, new poll shows 1 Eugene Dec 2019 Dec 2019 5 3202
@CustomsBorder got on a Greyhound bus yesterday and asked every passenger for their papers 42 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2018 Jan 2018 44 6181
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 2106
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
A chilling study shows how hostile college students are toward free speech - The Washington Post 6 mahatmakanejeeves Sep 2017 Sep 2017 1 3127
A farmer's feud with workers union leads to high-stakes Supreme Court showdown about property rights 1 mahatmakanejeeves Mar 2021 Mar 2021 3 2166
A Federal Judge Has a Plan to Let Politicians Manipulate Elections 2 mahatmakanejeeves May 2020 May 2020 12 1457
A Florida Man was jailed over a bumper sticker. The cops just got qualified immunity. 1 mahatmakanejeeves Sep 29 Sep 29 1 751
A Florida provocateur has his day before the U.S. Supreme Court - again 0 Eugene Feb 2018 Feb 2018 4 1182
A history of the ACLU defending the Confederate flag, the tea party, the KKK and Rush Limbaugh 6 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 2015 Jul 2015 0 1943
A one-time foe takes on ‘religious liberty’ bills for gay-rights group 0 Panich52 Feb 2015 Feb 2015 3 1089
A Puerto Rican man applied for a license. Georgia officials arrested and jailed him for fraud. 0 Eugene Feb 2020 Feb 2020 3 1099
A question and why I avoid using terms like... 8 discntnt_irny_srcsm Mar 2015 Mar 2015 0 1545
A stone ignites a community: Billings, Montana, stood up to white supremacists 2 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 2016 Dec 2016 8 3378
A university moved to fire a professor after he defended a student’s right to debate gay marriage. 0 mahatmakanejeeves May 2016 May 2016 3 1007
A win for justice! 1 Thunderbeast Mar 2021 Mar 2021 23 1004
Above the Law: An Investigation of Civil Asset Forfeiture Abuses in California 0 Panich52 Apr 2015 Apr 2015 3 1115
ABUSE OF POWER: THE CASE FOR ATTORNEY GENERAL BARR'S IMPEACHMENT 4 BigmanPigman Sep 2020 Sep 2020 8 957
ACLU accuses NSA of using holiday lull to ‘minimise impact’ of documents 0 Eugene Dec 2014 Dec 2014 4 1081
ACLU Bills Would Require Transparency on Police Surveillance 2 Eugene Sep 2016 Apr 2017 2 1031
ACLU challenges bail bonds system after bounty hunters charged with assault 3 Eugene May 2019 May 2019 3 1027
ACLU Defense of Religious Practice and Expression (including in the workplace) 0 NYC_SKP Oct 2014 Oct 2014 0 1296
ACLU faults 'suspicious activity' reporting by law enforcement 0 Eugene Sep 2013 Sep 2013 5 1141
ACLU files request over data US collected via Muslim app used by millions 0 Eugene Dec 2020 Dec 2020 2 807
ACLU lawsuit against Sheriff and DA in Los Angeles County 2 JDPriestly Jul 2012 Oct 2012 7 2151
ACLU on the Hill: NSA Surveillance "Intrusive and Unconstitutional" 6 NYC_SKP Jul 2013 Aug 2013 7 1832
ACLU plans challenge to ruling finding no First Amendment right to film police 3 farleftlib Feb 2016 Feb 2016 4 2302
ACLU position on second amendment 4 jimmy the one Mar 2015 Mar 2015 0 2137
ACLU Pushes For More Transparency On No-Fly List 1 Panich52 Dec 2015 Dec 2015 4 1021
ACLU seeks probe of alleged abuses at Arizona border checkpoints 0 Eugene Jan 2014 Jan 2014 2 1059
ACLU story: "You May Have 'Nothing to Hide' But You Still Have Something to Fear" 9 NYC_SKP Aug 2013 Aug 2013 29 3139
ACLU sues for details of U.S. surveillance under executive order 1 Eugene Dec 2013 Jan 2014 6 1265
ACLU sues Texas over law that says government contractors can't boycott Israel 7 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 2018 Mar 2019 4 1159
ACLU sues to stop Trump policy on jailing asylum seekers 1 Eugene May 2019 May 2019 6 1023
ACLU threatens Cleveland over delays in convention protest permits 1 Eugene May 2016 May 2016 2 1027
ACLU- "Racial Justice: Gone Too Far. Our Kids in Handcuffs" 0 NYC_SKP Sep 2013 Sep 2013 2 1357
ACLU: (NJ) Students suspended for posting gun photos on Snapchat file free-speech suit 0 friendly_iconoclast Apr 2019 Apr 2019 0 987
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 1571
ACLU: Know Your Rights Constitutional Free Zone Map 4 NYC_SKP Apr 2014 Apr 2014 15 1797
ACLU: N. Carolinians Voted to End Cooperation With Trump's Deportation Force. ICE Retaliated 0 friendly_iconoclast Mar 2019 Mar 2019 8 1094
ACLU: Police Documents on License Plate Scanners Reveal Mass Tracking 0 NYC_SKP Jul 2013 Jul 2013 5 1184
ACLU:Leaked DHS Report Uses Junk Science to Argue for Surveillance of Muslims 3 friendly_iconoclast Feb 2018 Feb 2018 6 1196
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