Surprisingly little has been written about the technology powering these cameras. This article contains interviews with Vievu president Steve Lovell, Taser International founder and CEO Rick Smith, and ACLU senior policy analyst Jay Stanley. Read Full Story
On Wednesday, the federal government consented to allow some illegal immigrants who agreed to voluntarily go back to Mexico from Southern California to return to the United States in what the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) called...Show More Summary
Under the deal, immigrants who are in the country illegally must be informed of their right to a hearing before an immigration judge. The ACLU was representing nine Mexicans and three organizations.
Homeland Security officials have agreed to allow some migrants deported from Southern California to return to the U.S. as part of a settlement agreement with the ACLU, the civil rights group announced Wednesday.
Florida physicians are caught in the National Rifle Association's crosshairs of censorship. That's the gist of the ACLU Foundation of Florida's argument in a brief filed this week with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit in the case of Wollschlaeger vs. Show More Summary
Really??! Louisiana School Suspends Rastafarian Teen Over Dreadlocks Via Raw Story reports: The ACLU of Louisiana has come to the defense of a Rastafarian boy who has been suspended from school and forbidden to return until he cuts ...
After filing a lawsuit over access to public records, the ACLU of Missouri has received a "heavily redacted" copy of the incident report on the August 9 shooting of Michael Brown. This five-page document, released by the Ferguson Police Department, reveals few details about the events of the fatal......
Oklahoma prison officials violated the 1st Amendment when they closed the blinds to witnesses during a botched execution in April, media and civil liberties advocates allege in a federal lawsuit filed Monday.
ACLU | The Guardian On Monday, the ACLU filed a federal lawsuit along with The Guardian U.S. and The Oklahoma Observer, according to a press release, “seeking to stop Oklahoma prison officials from selectively filtering what journalists...Show More Summary
No les gusta la migra The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), along with three other immigrant rights groups, are suing the United States government to stop the deportation of Central American immigrant mothers and children, EFE reported. See more at:
A barebones police report on Michael Brown's shooting death violates Missouri's open records laws: ACLU.
[Content Note: Homophobia.]Because there are a number of states (including the state in which I live, Indiana) where same-sex couples have briefly been able to legally marry before rulings declaring state bans on same-sex marriage unconstitutional...Show More Summary
The ACLU of Missouri filed a lawsuit to get Michael Brown's shooting incident report released, and well... just read it for yourself. It won't take long. Just a few seconds. Because there's almost no information in it. http://www.scribd.com/doc/237504285/CARE-Incident-Report UPDATE...Show More Summary
Neither Darren Wilson nor the Ferguson Police Department filed incident reports, which is why the St. Louis County paperwork is so bare. The FOIA the ACLU of Missouri filed to obtain that “missing” Incident Report? They finally received the report, read carefully. As Angie at Kos points out: It…notes that: Unit #4412 from SLCPD (St [...]
I get the sense that the Washington libel community and U.S. national media have belatedly woken up to the potential threat of Mann v Steyn and that the tide is now starting to run strongly against Mann in the anti-SLAPP proceedings. The most visible evidence of this is an impressive Amici brief from the ACLU […]
by Dish Staff Amanda Taub spells out why militarized small-town police are especially dangerous: When the ACLU asked officials in the town of Farmington, Missouri (less than a 90 minute drive from Ferguson) to provide a copy of training materials for its Special Response Team, which is roughly like a SWAT team, the town sent […]
Man arrested for briefly failing to keep moving #Ferguson/Jon Swaine/@jonswaine The ACLU was denied an emergency injunction against Ferguson's cops' illegal "no standing on the sidewalk" rule because Ferguson promised to erect a "free speech zone," but the only thing on that site is a fenced-off, locked-up pen that no one is allowed to use. Read the rest
A Ferguson Police officer who threatened to kill protesters while aiming a rifle at them has been taken off duty after a complaint from the Missouri ACLU, the organization announced on Wednesday. The ACLU tweeted, “SUCCESS! In response to our letter, officer who threatened to kill #Ferguson protesters has been removed from duty.” Just before his [...]
The Missouri branch of the American Civil Liberties Union was rightfully incensed by such pitifully poor cop work that they submitted a letter to Missouri Highway Patrol demanding that Officer Go Fuck Yourself be removed from duty in Ferguson...