A diverse crowd of thousands took to the streets in Chicago on Saturday to demand police accountability.
In the year since protests rocked Ferguson, Missouri, after the police killing of an unarmed black man named Michael Brown, a lot has happened around the issue of police accountability in Chicago.
As part of the state’s plan to fight its burgeoning heroin problem, Maryland officials announced this week it may purchase license plate reading technology for the Ocean City police department to track interstate drug carriers.
The Bill of Rights Defense Committee/Defending Dissent Foundation offers several internship opportunities for students passionate about protecting civil liberties, especially the right to dissent.
Legal coalition condemns recent move after multiple jurisdictions chose not to charge activists FERGUSON, MO.—In a surprise move, just before the statute of limitations was about to expire, St. Louis County Counselor Peter Krane filed charges last week against at least 100 people who were arrested a year ago peacefully protesting the murder of Michael […]
By Suraj Sazawal When police copy a computer’s hard drive to investigate one crime, can they hold that information indefinitely and search it for unrelated crimes? The Second Circuit Court of Appeals will decide when it rehears the U.S. vs Ganias case in late September. In 2014, the three-judge panel ruled that the government violated […]
National Lawyer’s Guild condemns arrest of legal observers and activists in Ferguson.
Photo: Atomic Bomb Dome In Hiroshima, Japan. UNESCO Site. Hiroshima Peace Memorial (Atomic Bomb Dome or Genbaku Domu) in Hiroshima Japan, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Photo BigStock (c) joymsk 2015 by Janet Farrell Brodie, Claremont Graduate University The atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki 70 years ago, is one of the most studied events in modern […]
Environmental activists challenging the transport of petroleum extraction equipment from the United States to Canada are the target of a series of intrusive and threatening visits from federal agents. Now civil liberties attorney Larry Hildes is a target as well.