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Texas police made more than $50 million in 2017 from seizing people's property 2 mahatmakanejeeves Sunday Sunday 1 219
Former Miami Fire Rescue captain fights to get job back after noose incident 0 Scurrilous Thursday Thursday 3 302
Last vestiges of criminal past erased for wrongly convicted "San Antonio Four" 0 mahatmakanejeeves Thursday Thursday 3 154
Argentina's Macri decrees legalization of lethal force against fleeing suspects 0 sandensea Wednesday Wednesday 0 215
HS Newspaper Suspended For Publishing Investigation Into Football Players' Transfers 3 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 1 Tuesday 5 437
Argument preview: Justices to reconsider potentially far reaching double-jeopardy exception 1 mahatmakanejeeves Nov 29 Dec 3 0 289
St. Louis officers accused of beating undercover colleague 0 Eugene Nov 29 Nov 29 2 312
Groups demand end to info-sharing on asylum-seeking children 0 Eugene Nov 28 Nov 28 2 153
Former Biscayne Park (FL) police chief gets 3 years in prison for framing black people 0 Scurrilous Nov 27 Nov 27 5 311
New York top court: Jury trials needed when deportation a risk 1 Eugene Nov 27 Nov 27 2 208
Private prison companies served with lawsuits over using detainee labor 0 Eugene Nov 25 Nov 25 8 304
"I hate to be a grinch, but: this is not a legitimate use of the power to pull people over." 4 mahatmakanejeeves Nov 24 Nov 24 2 612
Boston police face lawsuit over listing hats and selfies as gang symbols 0 Eugene Nov 21 Nov 21 0 233
Justices to consider whether Eighth Amendment ban on "excessive fines" applies to the states 2 mahatmakanejeeves Nov 21 Nov 21 2 286
U.S. judge orders release of Iraqis detained by Trump administration 1 Eugene Nov 21 Nov 21 14 298
The Atlantic: The ACLU Declines to Defend Civil Rights 38 mahatmakanejeeves Nov 19 Nov 19 2 1119
Trump administration officials suggested sharing census responses with law enforcement, court docume 0 Eugene Nov 19 Nov 19 1 201
Gorsuch, joined by Sotomayor(!), writes that SCOTUS should've taken a Confrontation Clause case 3 mahatmakanejeeves Nov 19 Nov 19 6 926
US civil rights agency decries Trump administration's lax approach to police violence 0 Eugene Nov 15 Nov 15 3 216
Judge Allows Case Against Neo-Nazi Publisher to Proceed 1 mahatmakanejeeves Nov 15 Nov 15 6 385
Before he is ousted, Sessions limits U.S. oversight of local police 0 Eugene Nov 9 Nov 9 0 271
Motel 6 to pay $7.6 million for giving guest lists to U.S. immigration 1 Eugene Nov 6 Nov 6 1 253
How a police beating in Elkhart, Indiana, unfolded 2 mahatmakanejeeves Nov 6 Nov 6 8 432
SCOTUS grants cert in first major religion clause case in the Kavanaugh era. 3 mahatmakanejeeves Nov 2 Nov 2 1 587
For first time ever, Innocence Project to appear in court on behalf of a prosecutor 0 mahatmakanejeeves Oct 30 Oct 30 4 292
Petition drive ... pays $3 a signature to overturn California's new law ending cash bail 1 Eugene Oct 29 Oct 29 3 355
Deep In The Desert, A Case Pits Immigration Crackdown Against Religious Freedom 2 mahatmakanejeeves Oct 23 Oct 23 2 342
You can't protest here. 2 mahatmakanejeeves Oct 23 Oct 23 2 468
Lovely article about prison reform in Texas 0 janterry Oct 21 Oct 21 1 423
Sen. Judiciary Comm. questions Trump's 4th Circuit nominee, 36 years old, less than 30 minutes 4 mahatmakanejeeves Oct 17 Oct 17 2 474
Video shows off-duty Chicago police officer shooting unarmed autistic man 0 Eugene Oct 17 Oct 17 2 377
Need some DU Love Urgently 4 littlemissmartypants Oct 14 Oct 17 10 614
Patch Publishes Completely Unnecessary Sex Offender Maps to Keep Kids Safe on Halloween 1 mahatmakanejeeves Oct 17 Oct 17 1 337
Ex-Biscayne Park (FL) officers get year in prison for roles in framing crimes on black teen 3 Scurrilous Oct 16 Oct 16 2 557
(October 2) World Innocence Day: "One wrongful conviction is too many,..." 0 mahatmakanejeeves Oct 16 Oct 16 0 194
World Record for life ruined? Wilbert Jones, 19 when arrested, released after 45 years 7 mahatmakanejeeves Oct 14 Oct 14 32 1880
Our government decides that a 5-year-old child can give informed consent to waive her rights. 4 mahatmakanejeeves Oct 12 Oct 12 7 465
Student asked by school principal to remove jersey during patriotic-themed football game 4 mahatmakanejeeves Oct 10 Oct 12 0 720
"... some idiot law firm thought it could threaten Something Awful into a settlement...." 1 mahatmakanejeeves Oct 8 Oct 8 1 769
The people upset by demonstrations on Capitol Hill are incensed by a kneeling athlete. 3 mahatmakanejeeves Oct 7 Oct 7 4 454
Texas Agriculture Commissioner gets police to remove political sign from woman's yard 4 mahatmakanejeeves Oct 4 Oct 4 17 787
Pregnant bystander mauled by police dog denied by judge in federal lawsuit 4 mahatmakanejeeves Oct 4 Oct 4 3 669
The 2018 Jefferson Muzzles 1 mahatmakanejeeves Oct 4 Oct 4 1 293
Warden orders life-support withdrawn. Inmate dies. 2 mahatmakanejeeves Oct 4 Oct 4 1 564
USC students rallied today demanding prof be fired for championing due process 2 mahatmakanejeeves Oct 2 Oct 2 4 728
"Not in this America, you pharisaical theocratic half-wit." 2 mahatmakanejeeves Sep 29 Sep 29 2 750
Texas Attorney General Defends Law Forcing Kids To Stand For Pledge Of Allegiance 3 Eugene Sep 26 Sep 26 1 437
Paxton takes a stand for Cy-Fair ISD in case of student who sat for Pledge of Allegiance 8 mahatmakanejeeves Sep 26 Sep 26 2 340
Prisoner freed after Golf Digest investigation uncovers flaws in trial 1 mahatmakanejeeves Sep 19 Sep 19 5 487
Blood-Spatter Expert in Joe Bryan Case Says "My Conclusions Were Wrong" 0 mahatmakanejeeves Sep 18 Sep 18 2 353
Amazon's Face Recognition Falsely Matched 28 Members of Congress With Mugshots 2 mahatmakanejeeves Jul 2018 Sep 17 3 543
I teach my 1Ls on Day 2 of law school that "I want my lawyer" is the most important phrase in law. 2 mahatmakanejeeves Sep 17 Sep 17 2 439
U.S. reaches agreement over separated immigrant families 3 Eugene Sep 13 Sep 13 3 534
Last fall, I started writing a series on "prosecution fees," a legal trick used in California cities 0 mahatmakanejeeves Sep 2018 Sep 2018 10 584
When Kavanaugh joins the court, there will be a solid 4 votes to overturn Times v. Sullivan. 1 mahatmakanejeeves Sep 2018 Sep 2018 3 665
Life In Prison 0 left-of-center2012 Sep 2018 Sep 2018 2 512
Your civil asset forfeiture story of the day: West Virginia state trooper seizes $10K in cash.... 2 mahatmakanejeeves Aug 2018 Aug 2018 9 828
Prosecutor in Inaug. Protest Trial Sanctioned for Due Process Violations Made Head of Her Department 1 mahatmakanejeeves Aug 2018 Aug 2018 4 401
cross post: 4 Civil Rights You Lose By Using Legal Marijuana 0 discntnt_irny_srcsm Aug 2018 Aug 2018 3 491
Are you protesting KAVANUAGH on Sun. Aug 26th? 7 BigmanPigman Aug 2018 Aug 2018 5 639
Anti KAVANAUGH events this week... 1 BigmanPigman Aug 2018 Aug 2018 7 618
PROTESTS AGAINST KAVANAUGH Aug 26th... 2 BigmanPigman Aug 2018 Aug 2018 6 596
They're Falsely Accused of Shoplifting, but Retailers Demand Penalties 13 mahatmakanejeeves Aug 2018 Aug 2018 50 2517
On Tuesday, a woman who couldn't afford her $1,500 bail killed herself in a Texas county jail. 1 mahatmakanejeeves Aug 2018 Aug 2018 2 870
Protect our rights: protests against Kavanaugh, Aug 26th. 0 BigmanPigman Aug 2018 Aug 2018 3 414
Forbes: To Catch A Robber, The FBI Attempted An Unprecedented Grab For Google Location Data 1 friendly_iconoclast Aug 2018 Aug 2018 1 373
EFF: "Internet Publication of 3D Printing Files About Guns: Facts and What's at Stake" 17 friendly_iconoclast Aug 2018 Aug 2018 4 577
Lou Dobbs: Are you in favor of mandatory recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance? 3 mahatmakanejeeves Aug 2018 Aug 2018 6 725
As Alabama AG, Jeff Sessions tried to ban public university students from discussing LGBTQ issues 2 mahatmakanejeeves Jul 2018 Aug 2018 1 539
Memphis police accused of using fake accounts to surveil black activists 2 Eugene Aug 2018 Aug 2018 2 505
The Trump Administration Is Hiding a Crucial Report on NSA Spying Practices 0 JonLP24 Jul 2018 Jul 2018 5 629
Judge orders L.A. Times to alter story about Glendale cop, sparking protest from newspaper 6 mahatmakanejeeves Jul 2018 Jul 2018 9 944
The "Unmasking Antifa Act of 2018" would ... make it a federal crime to protest while wearing a mask 6 mahatmakanejeeves Jul 2018 Jul 2018 1 643
Cops Want To Be Able To Shut Off Self-Driving Cars 6 mahatmakanejeeves Jul 2018 Jul 2018 0 735
Inalienable Rights Means Citizenship Not Required 9 ymetca Feb 2017 Jul 2018 6 1445
Pics from the protest in NJ that my son attended... 4 Tucker08087 Jul 2018 Jul 2018 1 748
Tacoma hit with $300,000 fine for improperly withholding records about surveillance device 2 friendly_iconoclast Jul 2018 Jul 2018 3 699
Well, my 15 year old son just headed off to protest! 9 Tucker08087 Jun 2018 Jul 2018 13 854
Leaked Internal Memo Reveals the ACLU Is Wavering on Free Speech 5 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 2018 Jul 2018 0 795
What Trump Can Teach Us About Con Law 1 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 2018 Jun 2018 1 546
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