Posts Tagged ‘AMERICAN’

ACLU Files Suit on Behalf of Community Group to Obtain Records on State … – American Civil Liberties Union News and Information

ACLU Files Suit on Behalf of Community Group to Obtain Records on State …American Civil Liberties Union News and InformationThe lawsuit, against the RI Department of Corrections and the RI State Police, seeks a court order waiving the significant fees the agencies want to charge ONA before turning over the requested records. ONA filed open [...]

Lovelorn American wrote to Mayor in search of a ‘good Irish colleen’ – Mirror.co.uk

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Lovelorn American wrote to Mayor in search of a 'good Irish colleen'Mirror.co.ukHis unusual cross-Atlantic search for love has been uncovered in the mountainous archives of the Public Records Office in Belfast. Mr Davis added: “Knowing full well that the very best of people in the world come from the North of Ireland, is it a [...]

In Court Today: Defending Medical Records from Warrantless Search – American Civil Liberties Union News and Information (blog)

In Court Today: Defending Medical Records from Warrantless SearchAmerican Civil Liberties Union News and Information (blog)I will be in federal district court in Oregon today for oral argument in the ACLU's challenge to the Drug Enforcement Administration's practice of obtaining Oregon patients' confidential prescription records without a warrant. We represent patients and …and more »

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Court Decision Allows NSA to Search its Database for American Records … – Mother Jones

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Court Decision Allows NSA to Search its Database for American Records …Mother JonesEllen Nakashima has an oddly downplayed story in the Washington Post today. As we all know, the NSA collects massive amounts of both domestic and foreign communications, which it stores for years. It's allowed to search this database, but under the …NSA [...]

The NSA is turning the internet into a total surveillance system – American Civil Liberties Union News and Information (blog)

The NSA is turning the internet into a total surveillance systemAmerican Civil Liberties Union News and Information (blog)Two months ago, this newspaper reported that the US government has been forcing American telecommunications companies to turn over the call records of every one of their customers "on an ongoing daily basis", to allow the NSA to [...]

If the Government Is Tracking Your Location or Reading Your Email, Would You … – American Civil Liberties Union News and Information (blog)

If the Government Is Tracking Your Location or Reading Your Email, Would You …American Civil Liberties Union News and Information (blog)As for government searches of your personal email account, you will likely never know—unless you are ultimately charged with a crime or your email service provider voluntarily tells you about the search (something few do, [...]

Justice Department Refuses to Release GPS Tracking Memos – American Civil Liberties Union News and Information (blog)

Justice Department Refuses to Release GPS Tracking MemosAmerican Civil Liberties Union News and Information (blog)Although the Court's decision in Jones makes clear that the government's attachment and use of a GPS tracker on a car constitutes a search under the Fourth Amendment, it does not say whether that search requires a warrant from a judge—a [...]

FISA Renewal Vote Coming This Week; Rand Paul Defends 4th Amendment – The New American

FISA Renewal Vote Coming This Week; Rand Paul Defends 4th AmendmentThe New AmericanThe Fourth Amendment right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects against unreasonable searches and seizures is violated when the government acquires information voluntarily relinquished by a person to another party …and more »

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Police arrest murder suspect after chase – Odessa American

Police arrest murder suspect after chaseOdessa AmericanPrior to the Monday homicide, Davis had a long criminal record, according to public documents. Jail records show L.C. Davis Jr. … Public driver's license records list the suspect and the two victims as living at 212 Patterson Ave. — less than a mile …and more »

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Scalia Take 2: The American Public is Pretty Smart After All — Unless We’re … – Mother Jones

Scalia Take 2: The American Public is Pretty Smart After All — Unless We're …Mother JonesWhen it comes to judging the policies of the legislative and executive branches, the public should be assumed intelligent enough to see through all the clamor and commotion and figure out what's going on. No paternalism here! But when it [...]

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