Total prison population, imprisonment rates, and racial disparities in incarceration all continued their slide.
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Ira Glasser, former head of the ACLU, is worried that his former group is embracing identity politics over free speech.
The subject of the new film Mighty Ira explains why social justice warriors are wrong to attack free speech.
The odds of getting arrested for consuming cannabis are getting smaller.
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Appeals Court Upholds Florida Law Requiring Felony Offenders To Pay Off Fines Before Regaining Voting Rights
The ruling is a major setback for civil liberties groups trying to re-enfranchise an estimated 775,000 Floridians with felony records.
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There were four times as many incidents of physical restraint against students the year after Florida doubled the number of police in its schools.
The new law features harsher penalties, 12-hour detentions, and other invitations to abuse government power
Judge Orders Federal Officers in Portland To Stop Harassing and Assaulting Journalists and Legal Observers
U.S. District Judge Michael Simon reminds the feds that they are bound by the First Amendment.
Department of Homeland Security Reportedly Sending 150 Agents to Chicago in Expansion of Federal Crackdown
Trump and other White House officials say the feds may soon be coming to other major cities as well.
Apple and Google’s API promises to put privacy first. State health authorities have other ideas.
Microsoft and Amazon Adopt Temporary Bans on Police Use of Their Facial Recognition Tech. That's Not Nearly Enough.
Both companies need to join IBM and others in entirely abandoning the development of this mass surveillance technology.
Is the Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone a brave experiment in self-government or just flash-in-the-pan activism?
Justice Department Asks Supreme Court To Block Judge's Order To Release Inmates at Ohio Federal Prison
A federal judge ordered officials at Elkton to stop "thumbing their nose" at their own authority to release inmates at risk of coronavirus.
The Delano Police Department cleared its officers of wrongdoing.
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Concern for the families appeared on both sides of the debate.
Prosecutors say Tilli Buchanan "took responsibility for her actions."
The company cited a recent federal memo clarifying that agents are expected to obey the Constitution.
Louisiana Prosecutors Say They Can't Be Sued Over the Fake Subpoenas They Used To Pressure Witnesses Into Testifying
In several cases, victims received higher bonds than criminal defendants and were forced to serve jail time.
The ACLU and the Innocence Project are suing to uncover the evidence.
Tilli Buchanan's stepkids saw her topless. Now she could face 10 years on the sex offender registry.
D.C. cops appear to have a thing for illegally probing butts.
The ACLU argues the lack of state funding and oversight creates an unconstitutional lack of access to legal counsel in poorer California counties.
Don’t be afraid of the robopups, but make sure we leash law enforcement to keep officers from misusing them.
Tilli Buchanan and her husband removed their shirts after installing insulation in their garage. Only one of them is facing charges.
Fourth Amendment protections against warrantless searches are reduced when entering the country, but they’re not completely erased.
A 2017 Reason investigation found that black residents in Madison County felt under siege in their own neighborhoods.
If you think a map of the moon might help an inmate escape, you might be a prison censor.
A policy that allows for quicker deportations near the border could expand nationwide.
Donald Trump is far from the only person who doesn't understand the Bill of Rights.
New Orleans can't use zoning regulations to decide what counts as artistic expression.
As governments and law enforcement agencies rush to incorporate facial recognition tech, California lawmakers have a chance to slam on the brakes.
Ron Wyden and Rand Paul team up to stop Border Patrol from snooping in your stuff without good reason.
The agency is mum on how many people are impacted
The civil liberties giant defends a law professor who took on Harvey Weinstein as a client.
The People v. Lawrence Ferlinghetti explains how America embraced free speech—and how we're ready to throw it away.
The legislation moves forward following a compromise with law enforcement groups.
The agency, which has yet to release the agent's name, had to amend its statement about the circumstances of Claudia Patricia Gómez González's death.
Kelling later disavowed the high-volume arrest programs that police departments justified using his theory.
The Metropolitan Police Department was in the middle of a legal battle with the family when the warrantless search was conducted.
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Magistrates don’t care whether defendants can pay, leaving the indigent stuck in jail before they’re ever convicted.