"We are surprised and dismayed by the action Harvard announced today."
Nabbing Robert Kraft Helped Florida Prosecutors Get Headlines. Now Kraft and Other Orchids of Asia Customers Are Fighting Back
They're joined by an arrested spa owner and manager in fighting the release of surveillance video, with an array of big media companies on the other side.
Plus: Trump shows true colors on Yemen, U.K. sets a date for new porn rules, and scientists say we may be in a new geological epoch.
The ACLU Defends Gun Owners' Constitutional Rights, Except for the Second Amendment Right to Own Guns
The organization objects to gun restrictions only if they impinge on other constitutional provisions.
The House version of the reauthorization bill includes new gun restrictions that sweep too broadly.
Conservative majority declines to consider constitutional concerns of holding noncitizens without hearings.
Due Process Concerns Abound
A Harvard Law Professor Is Representing Harvey Weinstein. Students Say This Makes Them Unsafe, Demand His Resignation.
Ronald Sullivan's choice of clients is "not only upsetting, but deeply trauma-inducing," according to activist students.
Universities must allow students to cross-examine accusers and witnesses, the ruling states.
73% of Top U.S. Universities Do Not Guarantee the Presumption of Innocence in Title IX Sexual Misconduct Trials
A new report from the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education argues DeVos's due process reforms are urgently needed.
That's PATRIOT Act thinking.
USC's procedures didn't fairly treat the accused, a California appellate court rules.
#MeToo has come for the popular astrophysicist. Let's withhold judgement.
Cross-examination, stricter definition of misconduct, and greater flexibility
The 'Frightening and High' Factoid About Sex Offender Recidivism Still Stalks Courts Across the Land, Completely Untethered From Actual Numbers
Justice Anthony Kennedy's bogus 2002 claim figures prominently in defenses of an Arizona bail ban.
FDIC Attempts to Pressure Banks into Denying Services to Payday Lenders Violates Due Process Rights, Lenders Argue
Lawsuit wants to curb actions like "Operation Choke Point' in which bank regulators discourage banks from servicing certain customers, including gun and ammo dealers.
Surveillance footage disproves her allegations-and reminds everyone not to automatically believe victims.
"If this were a legal proceeding, many (if not all) of the members of the [Senate Judiciary Committee] would have to recuse themselves."
The Sixth Circuit reaffirms this, including for sexual assault accusations, in a case against the University of Michigan; and the court also allows plaintiff to proceed with his claim that the process was biased against him because of his sex.
If credibility is at stake, "the university must give the accused student or his agent an opportunity to cross-examine the accuser."
"While not a criminal matter, an order of protection exposes a respondent to an array of restrictions, including severe limitations on his or her Second Amendment rights. A respondent deserves a meaningful due process opportunity to present his or her case."
#MeToo madness: it's wrong to use Title IX, a feminist tool, "to take down a feminist."
It's not a crime to travel with lots of cash. But you still might be treated like a criminal.
A new ruling says the city's civil forfeiture program violates the right to due process.
Nice to see that the nation's top law enforcement officer is aware of "innocent until proven guilty."
Court Feels "Compelled to Express … Dismay at [SUNY Buffalo's] Cavalier Attitude Toward Petitioner's Due Process Rights"
"We remind respondent -- and all other colleges and universities, particularly state-affiliated institutions -- of their unwavering obligation to conduct student disciplinary proceedings in a manner that comports with fundamental notions of due process for the accused, that renders determinations consistent with the facts, and that respects the presumption of innocence to which all students are entitled."
Andrea Pino's gruesome campus rape report jump-started national reforms, but even other activists are asking questions.
Star Trek actor is a victim of #MeToo overreach.
Faculty take a stand against an unfair investigation.
A Florida case highlights the due process issues raised by gun violence restraining orders.
The Department of Justice's loophole lets officials seize property without having to get a conviction.
Indefinite detention carried the day in Jennings v. Rodriguez, but the ruling affirms an important principle that may eventually kill the practice.
Florida School Shooting Resurrects Terrible Plan to Prevent People on the No Fly List from Buying Guns
Senators want to use secret, largely unaccountable government watchlists as a justification for denying some citizens' due process.
The bill makes "promoting prostitution" a federal crime, holds websites legally liable for user-posted content, and lets states retroactively prosecute offenders.
Such orders can easily be used to take away innocent people's Second Amendment rights.
In a wide-ranging interview, the "Notorious RBG" suggests colleges campuses are not providing adequate process to the accused.
Shooting revives deliberately misleading talking points about a bad regulation both the NRA and the ACLU opposed.
Alabama Prosecutor, Sheriff Threaten to Put More People in Prison in Order to Keep Seizing Massive Amounts of Property
Lawmakers are considering long-overdue civil asset forfeiture reform, and law enforcement leaders aren't happy.
Although his conviction was invalid, the appeals court says, his civil commitment as a "sexually dangerous person" remains legal.
Campus Title IX policies punish male students for similarly problematic sexual encounters.
Due process is supposed to protect you from government abuse, not protect government abuse.
The city earns more than $2 million a year grabbing more than 1,800 vehicles.
Gerardo Serrano still has not been compensated for the expenses imposed by the seizure.
Is rape culture out of control, or have we entered a new era of "sexual McCarthyism?"