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How Do Those Police Body Cameras Work Anyway?

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

'Historic Settlement' Allows Some Deported Illegals to Return to CA

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

ACLU, U.S. Settle Lawsuit On Deportation Of Immigrants

yesterdayNews : The Two-Way

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.

Feds to allow some immigrant deportees to return under new settlement

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.

Docs v. Glocks Case Fires Up in Florida: ACLU Files Brief on First Amendment Speech Rights

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

Racist Or Nah?? Louisiana School Suspends Rastafarian Teen Indefinitely Until He Cuts Off His Dreadlocks

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 ...

Michael Brown Homicide: 2 Police Reports Obtained by ACLU

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......

Media and ACLU sue Oklahoma over right to watch executions

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, Guardian U.S. and Oklahoma Observer file lawsuit against state prison system

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

Immigrant Rights Groups Sue To Stop Deportations

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:

ACLU: Ferguson death report violates law

6 days agoNews : The Newsroom

A barebones police report on Michael Brown's shooting death violates Missouri's open records laws: ACLU.

ACLU Argues for Michigan to Recognize Legal Same-Sex Marriages

[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 Michael Brown Shooting Incident Report Is Ridiculous

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. UPDATE...Show More Summary

Darren Wilson Never Filed An Incident Report As Required

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 [...]

ACLU and National Media Intervene in Mann v Steyn et al

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 […]

Too Much Gun For A Small Town

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 […]

Ferguson's "free speech zone" is a padlocked no-man's-land

last weekOdd : Boing Boing

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

Officer Who Threatened To ‘Fcking Kill’ Ferguson Protesters Has Been Taken Off Duty

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 [...]

ACLU Gets Officer ‘Go Fck Yourself’ Removed from Ferguson Duty

last weekNews : Mediaite

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...

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