Last week, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) slammed America's top three social networks for willingly providing law enforcement officials with special access to user data.
Release: The American Civil Liberties Union today sued a West Virginia county clerk for refusing to accept and process online voter registrations. State law provides for online voter registration, and all other West Virginia counties accept it save for Cabell … Continue reading ?
A Georgetown University think tank and the American Civil Liberties Union, along with 52 other civil liberties organizations are urging the U.S. Department of Justice to look into the way federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies use face recognition technology, which they says is having a “disparate impact on communities of color.” On Tuesday, […]
(Reuters) - The American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan sued the state education department and Flint schools on Tuesday, saying they had violated federal education laws by exposing students to high levels of lead in their drinking water.
A lawsuit challenging California's laws against prostitution just got a much-needed boost. The Southern California chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union, together with a raft of other organizations committed to gender equality,...Show More Summary
CHICAGO — A local data services company that provides police with a way to keep tabs on social media users is itself under scrutiny due to a report from the American Civil Liberties Union. The ACLU announced Tuesday that it has obtained...Show More Summary
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- The American Civil Liberties Union said Colorado Springs police handcuffed two brothers in March 2015 because they were driving while black. The law enforcement agency serving Colorado's second-largest city is facing a federal civil rights lawsuit over the encounter. Show More Summary
The United States must decriminalize all illicit drugs to help treat narcotics addiction, according to a joint report published Wednesday by Human Rights Watch and the American Civil Liberties Union. The study found that every 25 seconds, someone in the U.S. is arrested on drug use or possession charges. “Criminalizing personal drug use is a [...]
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. (AP) — Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and the American Civil Liberties Union are likely to be popular subjects in the debate between the two candidates for North Carolina's open Senate seat. The only scheduled televised debate between incumbent Republican Sen. Show More Summary
Donald Trump has repeatedly shown through his stances that he cares very little about the Constitution. But his Democratic rival has some troubling positions on constitutional issues as well. The American Civil Liberties Union on Wednesday...Show More Summary
On any given day in the United States, at least 137,000 men and women sit behind bars on simple drug possession charges, according to a report released Wednesday by the American Civil Liberties Union and Human Rights Watch. Nearly two-thirds of them are in local jails. Show More Summary
Marco Pakoeningrat / (CC BY-SA 2.0) Records obtained by the American Civil Liberties Union show that Facebook, Twitter and Instagram shared users’ information with a software company that helps police surveil and targets protesters of...Show More Summary
The American Civil Liberties Union and Human Rights Watch are calling on the U.S. to decriminalize all drugs in a new report showing state law enforcement agencies make more than 1.25 million drug-possession arrests annually. "EveryShow More Summary
According to a new study published today from the American Civil Liberties Union, major social networks including Twitter, Facebook and Instagram have recently provided user data access to Geofeedia, the location-based, social mediaShow More Summary
Two national Republican groups this week rolled out new attack ads on Democrat Deborah Ross, both targeting her tenure at the American Civil Liberties Union. $16 million outside political spending … Click to Continue »
by Heidi Groover "The ruling is an important reminder that people who are homeless do have constitutional rights," says the American Civil Liberties Union of Washington's Doug Honig. Ansel Herz Seattle isn't the only place in Washington State where homeless people are having their encampments cleared and their belongings trashed. Show More Summary
Ohio's elections chief says a federal appeals court ruling effectively forces the swing state to place voters who have died or moved on its registration lists. The American Civil Liberties Union of Ohio and the public advocacy groupShow More Summary
A federal appeals court says Ohio's elections chief has been wrongfully removing eligible voters from the swing state's registration list. The American Civil Liberties Union of Ohio and the public … Click to Continue »
Timothy Edgar: The American Civil Liberties Union and Amnesty International have launched a campaign calling for President Obama to pardon former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden. I support that campaign, but not because I simply see Snowden as a hero and the NSA as a villain. Show More Summary
Kim Davis, the infamous Rowan County Clerk who refused to issue same-sex marriage licenses in the wake of the Supreme Court's decision on marriage equality, was sued by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) in federal court Mond...