Several privacy and civil-liberties organizations are mounting a legal challenge to prevent VoIP and other Internet-based communications from being subject to taps from law-enforcement agencies.
Google attorneys will square off against the U.S. Department of Justice at a February 27 hearing over the issue of providing the government with information about searches for pornography on the company's site.
Law enforcement and Newton Free Library officials were embroiled in a tense standoff for nearly 10 hours when the city refused to let police and the FBI examine library computers without a warrant. Police rushed to the main library [3 hours] after a
What transpired was what the retired Army colonel most feared: He and his daughter were among a mass of protesters arrested, handcuffed and detained for as long as 36 hours, an ordeal that included hours confined on a bus and many more hours on floor
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States can be sued in certain bankruptcy proceedings, a divided U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Monday in a case that pitted state powers against those of the federal government.
The Supreme Court rejected an appeal from an anti-war protester who was convicted of violating the boundaries of a "restricted area" established during President Bush's visit to South Carolina in 2002.
You can't take them with a fox; You can't put them in a box; You can't come into my house; Not even with a mouse; My rights are mine Sam-I-Am-Alito
Five years before Rosa Parks launched a bus boycott by refusing to give up her seat to a white man, a uniformed black soldier balked at an order to board a bus through a back door and paid with his life.
The 18th-century house had one thing the McMansions could never claim — the original Uncle Tom's cabin.
A classified radiation monitoring program, conducted without warrants, has targeted private U.S. property (i.e., mosques) in an effort to prevent an al-Qaida attack.
Previous administrations, as well as the court that oversees national security cases, agreed with President Bush's position that a president legally may authorize searches without warrants in pursuit of foreign intelligence.
A federal judge has temporarily blocked a new state law banning the sale or rental of violent video games to minors, saying a lawsuit challenging the measure was likely to prevail on grounds of free speech.
A time to celebrate our heritage of recognising the rights of humans, including the right to our life free from interference of others and to keep the product of our labors and the products we freely trade amongst one another.
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Television and cable industry representatives met on to try to address concerns about racier shows and head off possible government regulations.
"I've already told them I wouldn't pay the fine. I was a conscientious objector during the Vietnam War and am a war-tax resister, so there's no way I would pay money for this to the Coast Guard. I told them they may as well change it
Seven Hampton students are facing expulsion hearings. Their "crime" was distributing "unauthorized" literature criticizing the Bush Administration's policies on AIDS, Hurricane Katrina, homophobia, the Iraq war and the Sudan
A dozen war protesters including Daniel Ellsberg, who leaked the Pentagon Papers, were arrested for setting up camp near President Bush's ranch in defiance of new local bans on roadside camping and parking.
"Dirty Bomb" suspect Jose Padilla has been indicted on criminal charges in Miami. Padilla, a Brooklyn-born Muslim convert, has been held as an "enemy combatant" in Defense Department custody for more than three years. The Bush adm
In "U.S. companies and Islamic law," Rachel Ehrenfeld and Alyssa A. Lappen call for the U.S. government to outlaw the Dow Jones Islamic Markets index. No joke.
The U.S. detention camp at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, is an "anomaly that has to be dealt with," British Prime Minister Tony Blair said. The Geneva Conventions must be applied to detainees at the camp, Blair stressed.
On October 15, 2003, the FBI sent Intelligence Bulletin #89 to 17,000 local and state law-enforcement agencies around the country. The bulletin warned of pending marches in Washington and San Francisco against Bush’s Iraq policy and stated,
The privacy issue has been around for a long time. The brutal abuse of privacy and property of early Americans played a big role in our revolt against the King. The 1st, 4th, and 5th amendments represented attempts to protect private property and p
The US Senate has allowed the Bush administration discretionary power to treat terror suspects as it wishes by voting to revoke their right to appeal their detention in civilian courts, a move that has legal experts worried.
The world has known many nations where soldiers could jack people off the streets and dump them into a black hole of incarceration without charges or trials. Proudly, for 226 years the United States wasn't one of those nations. Now it is.
A Project insiting on the placement of privately funded Bill of Rights monuments wherever there are Ten Commandents on public land.
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