by Jill Stanek The other side is becoming increasingly hostile, attacking the religious freedoms of pro-life Christians with greater boldness. From The New York Times, December 2: The American Civil Liberties Union announced on Monday that it had filed a lawsuit against the nation’s Roman…
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The American Civil Liberties Union on Friday urged a federal judge to halt a U.S. spy agency's sweeping collection of telephone data, arguing that the program goes beyond what Congress authorized and violates the constitutional rig...
Photo via Flickr User Michael Fleshman After a successful lawsuit against the most racially charged parts of New York City’s controversial stop-and-frisk policy, activists, including the New York Civil Liberties Union, were disappointed...Show More Summary
(NEW YORK) — The New York Civil Liberties Union says 125 organizations have written a letter asking for a federal civil rights investigation into the New York Police Department. Groups including Muslim, Jewish and Christian organizations...Show More Summary
The American Civil Liberties Union's federal lawsuit against the New York Police Department’s surveillance program opened yesterday in a federal courtroom. No decision was issued yesterday, which was the first hearing among many concerning the NYPD’s spy program. Show More Summary
Democracy Now In a settlement with the New York Civil Liberties Union, the New York City Police Department agreed to stop storing the names of people who were arrested or issued a summons after being stopped and frisked -- and later cleared of any criminal wrongdoing. Show More Summary
[Content Note: Islamophobia; harassment; police malfeasance.]The New York Civil Liberties Union, the American Civil Liberties Union, and the Creating Law Enforcement Accountability & Responsibility (CLEAR) project of Main Street Legal Services, Inc. Show More Summary
The backlash against the New York Police Department’s (NYPD) program of spying on Muslims in the Northeast is growing. The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) filed a federal lawsuit yesterday that seeks to halt the surveillance program and have it deemed unconstitutional. Show More Summary
A lawsuit against unlawful surveillance against Muslim communities by the New York Police Department (NYPD) was filed by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), New York Civil Liberties Union and Clear Project yesterday.
The New York Civil Liberties Union is filing a suit on behalf of Muslin New Yorkers to fight surveillance by the police department. Under the aggressive program, undercover informants infiltrate Mosques, restaurants, bookstores, andShow More Summary
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The New York Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit on Tuesday against the New York Police Department over its surveillance of Muslim communities, accusing the police of trampling on religious freedoms and constitutional guarantees...
The ACLU yesterday filed suit against the Obama administration, demanding an end to the collection of phone records by the NSA. The lawsuit was filed in federal court in New York by the American Civil Liberties Union, along with the New York Civil Liberties Union. Show More Summary
A second lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the NSA's dragnet phone surveillance program was lodged today in a New York federal court by the American Civil Liberties Union, calling the spying "one of the largest surveillance efforts ever launched by...
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The American Civil Liberties Union sued senior U.S. government officials on Tuesday to challenge the constitutionality of the National Security Agency's telephone surveillance program, saying it violates rights to free speech and p...
Via the ACLU: The American Civil Liberties Union and the New York Civil Liberties Union today filed a constitutional challenge to a surveillance program under which the National Security Agency vacuums up information about every phone call placed... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), along with the New York Civil Liberties Union, has filed a lawsuit against the United States government over the National Security Agency’s (NSA) phone... Keep reading ?
In 2012, more people subject to the New York Police Department’s controversial stop-and-frisks were arrested for marijuana than for anything else, according to a new analysis by the American Civil Liberties Union. While NYPD’s stated purpose for its aggressive and racially disproportionate stop-and-frisk program is to target guns, the number of people arrested for marijuana [...]
Stop and frisk continues to be controversial, and the New York Civil Liberties Union made another allegation on Wednesday. NYCLU Executive Director Donna Lieberman charged that in addition toharassing too many minorities, police also...Show More Summary
At the invitation of the newly-formed American Civil Liberties Union in New York, journalist and novelist Upton Sinclair spoke at crowded meetings in Los Angeles. From those gatherings, the first local branch of the national organization was formed.
Sex workers, anti-trafficking groups, the New York Civil Liberties Union, public health advocates, and LGBTQ organizations are today lobbying the lawmakers of New York state to pass a bill that would make the possession of condoms inadmissible as evidence in criminal prosecutions of prostitution and related offenses. Show More Summary