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Make No Law, Episode One: Fighting Words 0 mahatmakanejeeves 3 hrs ago 3 hrs ago 0 190
The Slants get their trademark. 0 mahatmakanejeeves Yesterday Yesterday 1 312
Amazon Teams Up With Law Enforcement to Deploy Dangerous New Face Recognition Technology 0 mahatmakanejeeves Tuesday Tuesday 1 286
Border Patrol agent detains two US citizens at a gas station in MT after hearing them speak Spanish 0 mahatmakanejeeves Monday Monday 5 304
EFF Sues Texas A&M For Violating PETA's Free Speech Rights By Blocking Group From Its Facebook Page 0 mahatmakanejeeves May 15 May 15 0 281
Opinion analysis: Court rules for death-row inmate whose lawyer conceded guilt 2 mahatmakanejeeves May 14 May 14 7 362
NYT: Service Meant to Monitor Inmates' Calls Could Track You, Too 0 friendly_iconoclast May 11 May 11 5 354
Florida International University demands reporters delete and stop showing pictures of bridge cracks 1 mahatmakanejeeves May 10 May 10 3 506
Am I subject to the EU's General Data Protection Regulation law? 3 Takket May 6 May 7 0 320
In my head, Sonia Sotomayor and Elena Kagan are the same person 0 Bucky May 5 May 5 0 473
"Police brutality often looks like this. Read this thread from start to finish." 2 mahatmakanejeeves Apr 25 May 1 2 380
VICTORY: Student detained for passing out political flyers settles lawsuit with Illinois college 0 mahatmakanejeeves Apr 19 Apr 19 9 421
Framed for Murder By His Own DNA 0 Hestia Apr 19 Apr 19 4 699
Lawsplainer: Can A State University Fire a Professor For Being An Ass On Twitter? 3 mahatmakanejeeves Apr 18 Apr 18 0 598
A child is more likely to end up on the sex offender registry than to be molested by someone on it. 1 mahatmakanejeeves Apr 9 Apr 9 5 387
The Criminalization of Private Debt 0 mahatmakanejeeves Mar 27 Mar 27 14 659
Do Americans really give a fuck about personal privacy anymore, or is the 9 Fred Sanders Mar 26 Mar 26 1 530
"If the right of privacy means anything, it is the right of the individual, married or single, to be 0 mahatmakanejeeves Mar 22 Mar 22 3 476
What happens when constitutional rights contradict each other? 15 DetlefK Mar 6 Mar 19 0 611
Mississippi Sheriff's Department Gets Sued, ACLU Finds a Long 'White Pride' Email 4 mahatmakanejeeves Mar 15 Mar 15 4 509
ACLU:The Trump Administration Is Using the Parkland Massacre as an Excuse to Roll Back Civil Rights 2 friendly_iconoclast Mar 15 Mar 15 7 585
Questions for TSA after reports of laptop and phone searches on domestic flights 1 Eugene Mar 12 Mar 12 0 351
Rhode Island bill: pay a one-time $20 fee to access porn sites or other "offensive material" online. 2 mahatmakanejeeves Mar 9 Mar 9 0 524
Artificial intelligence could identify gang crimes -- and ignite an ethical firestorm 0 mahatmakanejeeves Mar 6 Mar 6 1 436
Unanimous Va. Supreme Court exonerates Chesapeake man in rape of girl 41 years ago 0 mahatmakanejeeves Mar 1 Mar 1 2 422
A Florida provocateur has his day before the U.S. Supreme Court - again 0 Eugene Feb 26 Feb 26 4 596
Case of alleged rape by New York officers calls police loophole into question 4 Eugene Feb 2018 Feb 2018 3 427
ACLU:Leaked DHS Report Uses Junk Science to Argue for Surveillance of Muslims 3 friendly_iconoclast Feb 2018 Feb 2018 6 462
The Persistence of Tyranny 1 mahatmakanejeeves Feb 2018 Feb 2018 4 247
California law firm goes after property owners for code violations, bills them thousands of dollars 3 mahatmakanejeeves Feb 2018 Feb 2018 3 608
Smart Meter Company Landis+Gyr Now Using Copyright To Try To Hide Public Records 0 mahatmakanejeeves Feb 2018 Feb 2018 2 283
New York state seeks expedited timeline to close city's Rikers Island jail 0 Eugene Feb 2018 Feb 2018 0 219
California police worked with neo-Nazis to pursue 'anti-racist' activists, documents show 2 Eugene Feb 2018 Feb 2018 3 348
Public School Board Member Threatens Boss Of Woman Who Spoke Out Against School Book Banning 3 mahatmakanejeeves Feb 2018 Feb 2018 20 688
In First, Judge Blocks Kansas Law Aimed at Boycotts of Israel 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2018 Jan 2018 3 360
U.S. Border Patrol Checks on Buses Increasing Across Maine 1 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2018 Jan 2018 4 400
Court Clears Man Who Waited 7 Years for Trial on Pot Charges 1 Eugene Jan 2018 Jan 2018 12 771
Most U.S. Attorneys in States With Legal Pot Don't Seem to Be Planning a Crackdown 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2018 Jan 2018 1 314
New Jersey officials say they'll lift ban on book The New Jim Crow in prisons 1 Eugene Jan 2018 Jan 2018 1 316
@CustomsBorder got on a Greyhound bus yesterday and asked every passenger for their papers 42 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2018 Jan 2018 44 4310
CBS News: A war of words on college campuses 1 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2018 Jan 2018 2 673
Happy 98th birthday, the ACLU. 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2018 Jan 2018 4 267
"No American should have to choose between faith and the law." 4 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2018 Jan 2018 0 535
Clemency for Keith Giammanco 3 CherokeeDem Jan 2018 Jan 2018 2 444
Dark Side: Secret Origins of Evidence in US Criminal Cases 2 friendly_iconoclast Jan 2018 Jan 2018 6 531
New York City to end cash bail for non-felony cases in win for reform advocates 0 Eugene Jan 2018 Jan 2018 3 331
Judge Faults U.S. for Holding Immigrant Defendants Freed on Bail 1 Eugene Jan 2018 Jan 2018 4 390
Beijing bets on facial recognition in a big drive for total surveillance 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2018 Jan 2018 2 272
Marijuana raids are more deadly than the drug itself 1 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2018 Jan 2018 3 441
FIRE sues college for ignoring records requests about its firing of Black Lives Matter advocate 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2018 Jan 2018 0 440
70 people arrested at house party after less than an ounce of marijuana goes unclaimed 3 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2018 Jan 2018 3 782
"It is the function of speech to free men from the bondage of irrational fears." - Louis D. Brandeis 1 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2018 Jan 2018 8 565
Jeff Sessions Takes a Stand for Debtors' Prisons 4 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 2017 Dec 2017 11 685
Repost from LBN: Preacher fights ban on spreading gospel on Atlanta sidewalks 0 friendly_iconoclast Dec 2017 Dec 2017 1 252
The Myth of the Playground Pusher 0 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 2017 Dec 2017 0 380
Ex-Virginia Death-Row Prisoner With Strong Claim of Innocence Get Parole After 38 Years 0 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 2017 Dec 2017 4 226
Happy 226th birthday, the Bill of Rights 0 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 2017 Dec 2017 4 508
Civil forfeiture 2 discntnt_irny_srcsm Dec 2017 Dec 2017 2 411
Advocates Push to Get Florida Ex-Felons the Right to Vote 0 question everything Dec 2017 Dec 2017 0 304
Happy 292nd Birthday, George Mason. Founding Founder, He Conceived the Bill of Rights. 1 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 2017 Dec 2017 1 596
The LA Times has obtained the LA Sheriff's secret Brady list of deputies with history of misconduct. 0 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 2017 Dec 2017 1 760
'I am a citizen': when border patrol agents violate the rights of US residents 1 Eugene Jun 2015 Dec 2017 3 1006
Muslim Americans challenge "no fly" list in appeals court 1 Eugene May 2012 Dec 2017 2 1057
2 NYPD Officers beat 16 y.o. black kid for raising his hands 6 99th_Monkey Oct 2014 Dec 2017 21 1849
Laurence Tribe: Gorsuch just might be as protective of privacy in cyberspace as Scalia was. 0 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 2017 Dec 2017 1 641
D.C. Metro Hit With First Amendment Suit For Refusing to Run Catholic Christmas Ad 5 mahatmakanejeeves Nov 2017 Nov 2017 3 555
NY prosecutors gave themselves $3.25 million in bonuses - from the asset forfeiture fund, of course. 2 mahatmakanejeeves Nov 2017 Nov 2017 2 1585
Your opinion please: What if there were no life-time appointments for judges? 1 DetlefK Nov 2017 Nov 2017 0 460
Federal judge limits St. Louis police conduct during protests 0 Eugene Nov 2017 Nov 2017 3 391
Un-American and grotesque: Ex-special counsel slams Sessions suggestion he may prosecute Hillary 3 Soph0571 Nov 2017 Nov 2017 23 1953
Divided U.S. court upholds gun seizure in 'parking while black' case 1 Eugene Oct 2017 Oct 2017 0 1579
Mississippi judge resigns after barring mother from seeing baby for 14 months over unpaid court fees 2 appleannie1943 Oct 2017 Oct 2017 4 393
Kentucky: He wanted info on Lexington's surveillance cameras. Now the city is suing him. 2 mahatmakanejeeves Oct 2017 Oct 2017 2 734
Customs took his truck without charging him with a crime. Two years later, he's getting it back. 4 mahatmakanejeeves Oct 2017 Oct 2017 7 797
This Texas town offers hurricane relief - if your politics are right 2 Eugene Oct 2017 Oct 2017 3 620
Government Fights For Inauguration Protesters' Facebook 'Likes' And Reams Of Other Data 3 mahatmakanejeeves Oct 2017 Oct 2017 3 860
Lawsuit claims border patrol violated constitution by searching Delta plane 1 Eugene Oct 2017 Oct 2017 2 799
Courts Sidestep the Law, and South Carolina's Poor Go to Jail 0 Eugene Oct 2017 Oct 2017 2 1143
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 1947
CBS: D.C. court rules tracking phones without a warrant is unconstitutional 2 friendly_iconoclast Sep 2017 Oct 2017 7 963
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