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Northeastern University Students for Justice in Palestine has announced that the University is backing off of its decision to suspend the student organization until January 2015.
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Michigan's emergency manager law need to be repealed and voters need to stay on top of their civic leaders to ensure measures like it aren't needed, said panelists at the American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan Flint Branch annual meeting Thursday evening, April 24. Curt Guyette, head of the ACLU of Michigan's Democracy Watch project led a panel ... (more)
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If it's Thursday on The After Show with Wink & Justice; then Thank God It's Giovedi ! According to long time Supreme Court watchers, the public clash between Sontomayor, Roberts and Scalia over race is unprecedented; Charles Krauthammer thinks Free Speech is for Big Donors which makes that speech even more free and special; and an Oregon couple ... (more)
13 hrs ago | Examiner.com
In a victory for transparency, opponents of the President's veil of secrecy over drone killings has been partially lifted by the U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeal's opinion filed on Monday in New York Times v.
15 hrs ago | Pasadena Weekly
On the cusp of 90, Marvin Schachter reflects on a life that has inspired countless people around the world, but especially in Pasadena, where his soft voice commands attention and his ideas continue shaping public policy on a litany of crucial issues.
19 hrs ago | ThinkProgress
Three investment groups announced this week that they will divest from the two major private prison corporations that constitute a massive share of America's prison-industrial complex.
When he voted for passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010, little did freshman Rep. Steve Driehaus, D-Ohio, realize he would be the center of a First Amendment battle now before the U.S. Supreme Court.
When the ACLU challenged Pennsylvania's gay marriage ban last summer , the trial was originally scheduled to be held this June .
Augusta leaders are gearing up for a fight after a recent change in election dates.
April 23 - Deputy Attorney General James Cole announced today a new set of criteria the Justice Department and White House will use when considering clemency petitions from federal prisoners.
The recent death, at 76, of former US middleweight boxing contender, Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter, reminded the world of the courageous and tenacious struggle this black man waged to overturn his wrongful conviction and imprisonment for murder in 1966.
Good morning. Thank you for allowing me to be here. To start, two quotes purposefully juxtaposed.
Now, they want the federal government to step in. The ACLU filed a lawsuit on behalf of State Representative Gloria Frazier and Earnest Smith along with a handful of others who want the federal government to decide on election dates in Augusta Richmond County.
"Washington Gadfly" blogger Evan Gahr caught Washington Post reporter Barton Gellman in an ethical dance over accepting a "civil liberties" award from the ACLU at their "Bill of Rights Award Dinner."
Time and time again you hear it reported that "we live in the most politically and ideologically polarized period in American history, perhaps since the Civil War."
Updating this ILB post from yesterday, here is a longer version of Charles Wilson's story for the AP .
Former Supreme Court Associate Justice John Paul Stevens, pictured in 2013, has a laundry list of legal changes he'd like to see and thinks "ultimately each will be adopted."