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@CustomsBorder got on a Greyhound bus yesterday and asked every passenger for their papers 42 mahatmakanejeeves Sunday 14 hrs ago 44 3741
CBS News: A war of words on college campuses 1 mahatmakanejeeves Sunday Sunday 2 531
Happy 98th birthday, the ACLU. 0 mahatmakanejeeves Friday Friday 4 157
"No American should have to choose between faith and the law." 4 mahatmakanejeeves Wednesday Wednesday 0 346
Clemency for Keith Giammanco 3 CherokeeDem Jan 13 Jan 13 2 298
Dark Side: Secret Origins of Evidence in US Criminal Cases 2 friendly_iconoclast Jan 10 Jan 11 6 374
New York City to end cash bail for non-felony cases in win for reform advocates 0 Eugene Jan 10 Jan 10 3 241
New Jersey officials say they'll lift ban on book The New Jim Crow in prisons 0 Eugene Jan 9 Jan 9 1 214
Judge Faults U.S. for Holding Immigrant Defendants Freed on Bail 1 Eugene Jan 8 Jan 8 4 276
Beijing bets on facial recognition in a big drive for total surveillance 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 8 Jan 8 2 175
Marijuana raids are more deadly than the drug itself 1 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 5 Jan 5 3 312
FIRE sues college for ignoring records requests about its firing of Black Lives Matter advocate 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 4 Jan 4 0 299
70 people arrested at house party after less than an ounce of marijuana goes unclaimed 3 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2 Jan 2 3 583
"It is the function of speech to free men from the bondage of irrational fears." - Louis D. Brandeis 1 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 1 Jan 1 8 467
Jeff Sessions Takes a Stand for Debtors' Prisons 4 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 29 Dec 29 11 610
Repost from LBN: Preacher fights ban on spreading gospel on Atlanta sidewalks 0 friendly_iconoclast Dec 28 Dec 28 1 191
The Myth of the Playground Pusher 0 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 20 Dec 20 0 306
Ex-Virginia Death-Row Prisoner With Strong Claim of Innocence Get Parole After 38 Years 0 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 20 Dec 20 4 173
Happy 226th birthday, the Bill of Rights 0 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 15 Dec 15 4 369
Civil forfeiture 2 discntnt_irny_srcsm Dec 13 Dec 13 2 336
Advocates Push to Get Florida Ex-Felons the Right to Vote 0 question everything Dec 11 Dec 11 0 246
Happy 292nd Birthday, George Mason. Founding Founder, He Conceived the Bill of Rights. 1 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 11 Dec 11 1 460
The LA Times has obtained the LA Sheriff's secret Brady list of deputies with history of misconduct. 0 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 8 Dec 8 1 661
'I am a citizen': when border patrol agents violate the rights of US residents 1 Eugene Jun 2015 Dec 3 3 906
Muslim Americans challenge "no fly" list in appeals court 1 Eugene May 2012 Dec 3 2 1006
2 NYPD Officers beat 16 y.o. black kid for raising his hands 6 99th_Monkey Oct 2014 Dec 3 21 1768
Laurence Tribe: Gorsuch just might be as protective of privacy in cyberspace as Scalia was. 0 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 1 Dec 1 1 572
D.C. Metro Hit With First Amendment Suit For Refusing to Run Catholic Christmas Ad 5 mahatmakanejeeves Nov 29 Nov 29 3 482
NY prosecutors gave themselves $3.25 million in bonuses - from the asset forfeiture fund, of course. 2 mahatmakanejeeves Nov 28 Nov 28 2 1516
Your opinion please: What if there were no life-time appointments for judges? 1 DetlefK Nov 18 Nov 18 0 391
Federal judge limits St. Louis police conduct during protests 0 Eugene Nov 16 Nov 16 3 334
Un-American and grotesque: Ex-special counsel slams Sessions suggestion he may prosecute Hillary 3 Soph0571 Nov 15 Nov 15 23 1885
Divided U.S. court upholds gun seizure in 'parking while black' case 1 Eugene Oct 27 Oct 27 0 1477
Mississippi judge resigns after barring mother from seeing baby for 14 months over unpaid court fees 2 appleannie1943 Oct 27 Oct 27 4 327
Kentucky: He wanted info on Lexington's surveillance cameras. Now the city is suing him. 2 mahatmakanejeeves Oct 2017 Oct 2017 2 678
Customs took his truck without charging him with a crime. Two years later, he's getting it back. 4 mahatmakanejeeves Oct 2017 Oct 2017 7 739
This Texas town offers hurricane relief - if your politics are right 2 Eugene Oct 2017 Oct 2017 3 549
Government Fights For Inauguration Protesters' Facebook 'Likes' And Reams Of Other Data 3 mahatmakanejeeves Oct 2017 Oct 2017 3 794
Lawsuit claims border patrol violated constitution by searching Delta plane 1 Eugene Oct 2017 Oct 2017 2 732
Courts Sidestep the Law, and South Carolina's Poor Go to Jail 0 Eugene Oct 2017 Oct 2017 2 1076
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 1829
CBS: D.C. court rules tracking phones without a warrant is unconstitutional 2 friendly_iconoclast Sep 2017 Oct 2017 7 884
Portland, ME, police union strike deal to outfit police with body cameras 0 left-of-center2012 Oct 2017 Oct 2017 0 999
DePauls M. Cherif Bassiouni, global champion of justice, dead at 79 1 elleng Sep 2017 Sep 2017 0 1115
A chilling study shows how hostile college students are toward free speech - The Washington Post 6 mahatmakanejeeves Sep 2017 Sep 2017 1 1590
The Justice Department goes out of its way to side against a gay couple 1 Eugene Sep 2017 Sep 2017 1 992
Free speech crowd is awfully silent right now. 0 mahatmakanejeeves Sep 2017 Sep 2017 2 1141
Trump administration sued over phone searches at U.S. borders 0 Eugene Sep 2017 Sep 2017 2 736
West Virginia case: It's still lawful to pose a question to a government official 1 Eugene Sep 2017 Sep 2017 4 831
Chicago changes course, wants police reforms with court role 0 Eugene Aug 2017 Aug 2017 0 1059
Trump order could give immigration agents a foothold in US schools 0 Eugene Aug 2017 Aug 2017 0 1887
No sanctions for Detroit jail's group strip searches: court 2 Eugene Aug 2017 Aug 2017 2 2060
Board member of Va. ACLU resigns in protest of group's stance on Charlottesville rally 0 mahatmakanejeeves Aug 2017 Aug 2017 3 2299
Prosecutors ask court to end Texas county's cash bail for misdemeanors 0 Eugene Aug 2017 Aug 2017 4 1698
Acting DEA administrator says Trump 'condoned police misconduct' in remarks about handling suspects 0 Eugene Aug 2017 Aug 2017 2 279
Trump to First Amendment: Drop Dead 2 mahatmakanejeeves Jul 2017 Jul 2017 1 1064
Op-ed in TWSJ.: Law-enforcement agencies seize billions a year without filing charges 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jul 2017 Jul 2017 3 834
Massachusetts top court: State can't comply with immigration detainers (x-post from LBN) 0 Eugene Jul 2017 Jul 2017 1 845
Florida county sued for detention of US citizen at behest of immigration officials 1 Eugene Jul 2017 Jul 2017 6 1002
Happy 92nd anniversary, verdict in the Scopes trial 1 mahatmakanejeeves Jul 2017 Jul 2017 1 977
2014 Washington Post series, "Stop and Seize" 2 mahatmakanejeeves Jul 2017 Jul 2017 3 966
Why NCAC Objects to Restore Campus Free Speech Bills 0 Panich52 Jul 2017 Jul 2017 0 1035
Mississippi counties ordered to stop jailing poor people indefinitely 0 Eugene Jun 2017 Jun 2017 1 1453
Tennis star James Blake no longer threatening to sue New York after wrongful tackle 0 Eugene Jun 2017 Jun 2017 0 2887
Opposing Trump, conservative bloc demands reforms to internet spy law 0 Eugene Jun 2017 Jun 2017 1 1724
Black Lives Matter sues for court oversight of Chicago police reforms 0 Eugene Jun 2017 Jun 2017 3 1899
On this day in 1963, civil rights activist Medgar Evers was murdered. 1 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 2017 Jun 2017 4 2137
Monday marks 50th anniversary of Loving decision on interracial marriage 1 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 2017 Jun 2017 3 2028
NSA backtracks on sharing number of Americans caught in warrant-less spying 0 Eugene Jun 2017 Jun 2017 1 2585
'Hate speech is not protected by the First Amendment,' Portland mayor says. He's wrong. 4 mahatmakanejeeves May 2017 May 2017 0 4590
Trump budget could expand definition of 'sanctuary city' 0 Eugene May 2017 May 2017 0 3801
Wikipedia can pursue NSA surveillance lawsuit: U.S. appeals court 0 Eugene May 2017 May 2017 1 1896
Cash Bail, a Cornerstone of the Criminal-Justice System, Is Under Threat 1 question everything May 2017 May 2017 0 5689
Unredacted User Manuals Of Stingray Device Show How Accessible Surveillance Is 2 friendly_iconoclast Sep 2016 May 2017 2 698
Mississippi African Americans besieged by illegal searches, ACLU lawsuit says 2 Eugene May 2017 May 2017 2 3324
Police shooting of Texas teen in moving car violated federal guidance 0 Eugene May 2017 May 2017 3 533
Inquest recommends charges in Wisconsin inmate's dehydration death: paper 1 Eugene May 2017 May 2017 2 3556
NSA concedes violating surveillance limits and pledges curbs on US email collection 0 Eugene Apr 2017 Apr 2017 0 2511
Thomas Jefferson Center for the Protection of Free Expression Announces the 2017 Jefferson Muzzles 0 mahatmakanejeeves Apr 2017 Apr 2017 1 3787
U.S. Homeland Security probes possible abuse in Twitter summons case 0 Eugene Apr 2017 Apr 2017 1 1574
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