Jun 24, 2014 — The American Civil Liberties Union studied 800 deployments of SWAT teams in 20 locales across the country and found most were for drug searches.
Mar 15, 2013 — The CIA can no longer credibly argue that it can't even confirm it has such records, the court says.
Mar 21, 2012 — Robert Collins says he felt "violated" when the Maryland Department of Corrections asked to log in to his Facebook account during a job interview. He's now pushing back, working with lawmakers to bar employers from asking such a privacy-invading question.
Dec 13, 2011 — Voting-rights groups are launching what could be the opening round in a lengthy legal challenge to new state laws requiring voters to show photo ID. The ACLU — along with the National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty — filed suit in federal court claiming Wisconsin's new voter ID law is unconstitutional, the equivalent of a poll tax.
Jun 2, 2011 — New rules in Florida that mandate drug tests for welfare recipients, new state government hires, and random testing of current state employees. The ACLU calls the actions unconstitutional. Gov. Rick Scott says Floridians should be assured that their tax money isn't supporting addiction.
Jan 5, 2011 — In one year, Pennsylvania state troopers issued more than 700 citations to people who used profanities.
Oct 9, 2007 — What do you think constitutes torture?