ACLU Challenges California's "Ballot Selfies" Ban

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Lawmakers repealed statutes preventing citizens from showing off their ballots, but unless a judge intervenes, state officials are still obligated to enforce a ban until Jan. 1, 2017. read more. THR, Esq. Culture Television Culture THR Online

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ACLU Asks For Investigation Into Hollywood's Hiring Practices

Media Law Prof Blog

The ACLU is calling for an investigation into hiring practices by studios, networks, and talent agencies to see if there is widespread and systematic gender discrimination in the industry concerning female directors. According to a press release by the ACLU

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ACLU Seeks Applications From Students For Speech, Privacy, and Technology Project, Summer 2016

Media Law Prof Blog

The ACLU is offering a Summer 2016 Legal Internship Opportunity with its foundation to work with the Speech, Privacy, and Technology Project. See below for some information; more information is available at the ACLU's website.

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Hollywood Bracing for ACLU Gender Probe, Possible Subpoenas

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Will you be subpoenaed? Several options are on the table as Hollywood's hiring practices go under the microscope. read more. THR, Esq. THR, Esq. The Business Business THR Weekly Magazine

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ACLU, Guardian, Oklahoma Observer File Lawsuit To Gain Access To Executions

Media Law Prof Blog

The ACLU and ACLU of Oklahoma, the Guardian US, and the Oklahoma Observer have filed suit in the Western District of Oklahoma to obtain access to executions on the grounds that (in part) the public has the right to full

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ACLU to Coal Baron Targeting John Oliver: "You Can't Sue People for Being Mean to You, Bob."

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

The civil rights group throws HBO some support in defense of a defamation lawsuit. read more. THR, Esq. Television Television THR Online

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ACLU: Immigration officials split asylum seeker and child. This is how low America is as a nation. John Kelly, a slimy thug, has advocated and practiced this horrifically evil practice.

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ACLU: Immigration officials split asylum seeker and child

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ACLU challenges Suspicionless Laptop Border Searches

Cyberlaw Central

Today, the ACLU and related parties filed a class-action lawsuit challenging the U.S. The ACLU’s press release had this interesting paragraph, explaining the rationale for the suit: “We are not saying that the government can never search or seize electronic devices at the border, but only that border agents should have some suspicion that the search will turn up evidence of wrongdoing before looking through all the private information that people have stored in their devices.

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ACLU challenges Nevada’s marriage officiant requirements

The Legal Satyricon

DeVoy The ACLU is suing the State of Nevada and Clark County – where Las Vegas is located – over laws that require non-governmental marriage officiants to have a religious affiliation. While anyone can perform a marriage in Nevada, he or she must obtain a certificate to solemnize the marriage based on the [.]. church and state First Amendment religion

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ACLU sues after middle school girls expelled over Facebook comments

The Legal Satyricon

The ACLU filed a complaint in the Northern District of Indiana against the Griffith Public School district after it expelled three middle school girls for a lengthy conversation they had on Facebook outside of school hours. According to the complaint, the conversation “spanned numerous subjects,” beginning with one girl complaining on her Facebook wall about [.]. Civil Liberties First Amendment internet law Student Speech

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ACLU Comment on Supreme Court Argument in Voter Registration Case | American Civil Liberties Union

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ACLU Comment on Supreme Court Argument in Voter Registration Case | American Civil Liberties Union

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ACLU Statement on President's Guantánamo Comments

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

We couldn''t agree more with President Obama''s statement that the ''idea that we would still maintain forever a group of individuals who have not been tried – that is contrary to who we are, it is contrary to our interests, and it needs to stop.''" ACLU Statement on President''s Guantánamo Comments NEW YORK – At a press briefing today, President Obama restated his belief that the prison at Guantánamo should be closed. Anthony D.

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ACLU Wins Establishment Clause Case in Louisiana

The Legal Satyricon

The State of Louisiana has settled a case in which the ACLU challenged an initiative that funneled taxpayer funds to churches. See Miami Examiner. Posted in church and state.

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ACLU & Elon James White: Just Say NO to the War on Drugs | American Civil Liberties Union

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

ACLU & Elon James White: Just Say NO to the War on Drugs | American Civil Liberties Union : "" (Via

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ACLU Challenges “cyber bullying” ban in Tennessee

The Legal Satyricon

The international association of crybabies has had quite a lot of success getting “cyber bullying&# into the national lexicon, and following that, getting new laws passed in order to make sure that nobody’s feewings get hurt on the Internets. Tennessee’s new crybaby law makes it illegal to post any images that cause “emotional distress&# to [.]. First Amendment

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ACLU Announces Settlement in “Highway Robbery” Cases in Texas

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

ACLU Announces Settlement in “Highway Robbery” Cases in Texas : Consent Decree Reforms Egregious Asset Forfeiture Practices and Rampant Racial Profiling by Police FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: (212) 549-2666; media@aclu.org NEW YORK – Police in an East Texas city will no longer enrich their coffers by seizing assets from innocent Black and Latino drivers and threatening them with baseless criminal charges, under a settlement reached today with the American Civil Liberties Union.

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Strange Similarities between ACLU and EFF letter and Center for Democracy and Technology Memo on COICA

Music Technology Policy

Chris Castle : A blast from the past…since we’re so interested in who wrote what for whom these days. Originally posted on MUSIC • TECHNOLOGY • POLICY : Artist Rights Are Human Rights. As we noted in “ No Money For Old Pirates: Working People Unite In Support for Sens. Hatch and Leahy S.3804 ”, the headline for 2010 is the unification of working people and their unions in fighting piracy.

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The Coming Crisis: #SayNoToZoe on CASE Act Threats

Music Technology Policy

ACLU takes a gratuitous swipe at the Copyright Office using a Google “study” to allege bias. ACLU Statement on CASE Act. See: ACLU Gets $700,000 from Google Buzz Award musictechpolicy.com/2011/10/31/the-…r-the-company”/.

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ACLU?VT Joins National Effort To Learn Details Of Use Of Automated License Plate Readers

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

The ACLU hopes to find out if ALPRs are being used as a tool for mass routine location tracking and surveillance and to collect and store information not just on people suspected of crimes but on every single motorist. The ACLU-VT has sent three requests as part of the effort. Freedom of movement is one of our core rights," said Allen Gilbert, ACLU-VT executive director. said Dan Barrett, ACLU-VT staff attorney. "We

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ACLU Video: Would You Ask This Man for His Papers? | Immigrant Rights | Change.org

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ACLU Video: Would You Ask This Man for His Papers? citizen and the president of the Board of Directors the ACLU of Arizona. That wouldn't be necessary in this case; if Reveles were detained, the ACLU would throw another lawsuit at Arizona so fast it'll make nativist heads spin.

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ACLU and EFF join Center for Democracy and Technology in opposing workers

Music Technology Policy

Artist Rights Are Human RightsAs we noted in “No Money For Old Pirates: Working People Unite In Support for Sens. Hatch and Leahy S.3804”, the headline for 2010 is the unification of working people and their unions in fighting piracy. The Songwriters Guild of America, the American Association of Independent Music, and the AFL-CIO, AFTRA, DGA, SAG, IATSE and the AFM all have stepped forward and.

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ACLU Files Lawsuits After Government Wrongfully Deports U.S. Citizen With Mental Disabilities | American Civil Liberties Union

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

ACLU Files Lawsuits After Government Wrongfully Deports U.S. Citizen With Mental Disabilities | American Civil Liberties Union ATLANTA – The American Civil Liberties Union, the ACLU of Georgia and the ACLU of North Carolina today filed lawsuits in federal courts in Georgia and North Carolina on behalf of Mark Lyttle, a U.S. What happened to Mark Lyttle is unconscionable," said Judy Rabinovitz, Deputy Director of the ACLU Immigrants' Rights Project.

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ACLU and EFF join Center for Democracy and Technology in opposing workers

Music Technology Policy

Artist Rights Are Human RightsAs we noted in “No Money For Old Pirates: Working People Unite In Support for Sens. Hatch and Leahy S.3804”, the headline for 2010 is the unification of working people and their unions in fighting piracy. The Songwriters Guild of America, the American Association of Independent Music, and the AFL-CIO, AFTRA, DGA, SAG, IATSE and the AFM all have stepped forward and.

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ACLU Calls On House To Reject Unconstitutional Bill To Subvert 14th Amendment | American Civil Liberties Union

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

ACLU Calls On House To Reject Unconstitutional Bill To Subvert 14th Amendment | American Civil Liberties Union Unconstitutional Bill Introduced As Members Recite The Constitution In Pledge To Uphold It CONTACT: (202) 675-2312; media@dcaclu.org WASHINGTON – The American Civil Liberties Union today called on Congress to reject proposed legislation intended to deny U.S. Murphy, Director of the ACLU Washington Legislative Office.

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ACLU sues city police over 'stop and frisk' | Philadelphia Inquirer | 11/04/2010

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

ACLU sues city police over 'stop and frisk' | Philadelphia Inquirer | 11/04/2010 Civil rights attorneys filed a federal lawsuit today seeking to have the Philadelphia police department 's "stop and frisk" policy declared unconstitutional. The suit argues that police disproportionately target minorities, often stopping them and frisking them without sufficient grounds.

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ACLU takes the bait and helps EFF with its delaying tactics

Music Technology Policy

In case anyone hasn't noticed over the last decade, the EFF's litigation tactics are designed to do two things--deny artists the choice of how they want their works distributed and (hopefully) sold, and obfuscate as much of the paper trail as possible to help thieves get off scott free.The principle way they accomplish these goals is through delay in the courts. No better example is the current

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Patenting Nature? District Court Judge Says No

JetLawBlog

In May of last year, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), a number of breast cancer awareness groups, and other scientific organizations filed a class action suit against Myriad , which still holds the patents to the cancer-linked genes.

CBS 46 Atlanta - County hot over ACLU prayer lawsuit

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

CBS 46 Atlanta - County hot over ACLU prayer lawsuit Marietta County hot over ACLU prayer lawsuit Oct 19, 2005, 11:55 AM. Cobb Commission Chairman Sam Olens and Cobb Planning Commission Chairman Bob Homan were both named as defendants in the ACLU's lawsuit, filed in U.S. The ACLU claims the prayers before commission meetings are too Christian. The ACLU is not challenging the commission's right to pray before meetings.

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CBS 46 Atlanta - County hot over ACLU prayer lawsuit

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

CBS 46 Atlanta - County hot over ACLU prayer lawsuit Marietta County hot over ACLU prayer lawsuit Oct 19, 2005, 11:55 AM. Cobb Commission Chairman Sam Olens and Cobb Planning Commission Chairman Bob Homan were both named as defendants in the ACLU's lawsuit, filed in U.S. The ACLU claims the prayers before commission meetings are too Christian. The ACLU is not challenging the commission's right to pray before meetings.

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“Digital Due Process” Coalition Lobbies for Greater Online Privacy Protection

JetLawBlog

Recently, a coalition of technology companies and advocacy groups has announced that it will lobby Congress to strengthen online privacy laws.

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JetLawBlog

In the news. Major Internet players and civil liberties groups form Digital Due Process coalition to update privacy laws. As sign of what’s to come, U.S. Copyright Group launches attack on movie downloaders.

Bait Shop Owner Wins First Amendment Case in Flori-duh. Thank you ACLU

The Legal Satyricon

Tampa Bay Online reports: A bait and tackle shop owner who sued the city of Clearwater over his fish mural has reached an agreement that will let him keep the artwork on his building, though the agreement still needs city council approval. City spokeswoman Joelle Castelli said today that the city will pay the owner $55,000, he [.].

Eyes in the Back of Their Heads: School Administrators Accused of Using Webcams to Spy on Their Students

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Tags: JETL constitution contracts courts criminal law government internet lawsuits legislation privacy technology 4th amendment ACLU blake robbins computer intrusion harriton high school laptop lower merion spying webcam wiretap

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Fighting Drugs from Outer Space

JetLawBlog

Not surprisingly, the ACLU also has concerns: “We are in the midst of a really dangerous time in terms of technology,&# said Chris Calabrese, an attorney with the Technology and Legal Project of the American Civil Liberties Union.

The 3.6 Billion Dollar Nickel Bag - A new report from the ACLU reveals troubling racial biases and spending in the 'war on marijuana' Read more at EBONY [link] Follow us: @EbonyMag on Twitter | EbonyMag on Facebook

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The 3.6 Billion Dollar Nickel Bag

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People Power Action Event | PeoplePower.org LOCATION: Outside Federal Immigration Court 180 Ted Turner Dr SW Atlanta, GA 30303 DATE AND TIME: Monday, February 18, noon

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LOCATION: Outside Federal Immigration Court 180 Ted Turner Dr SW Atlanta, GA 30303 DATE AND TIME: Monday, February 18, noon HOST: Stephanie Ali ATTENDEE COUNT: 11 attendees EVENT CATEGORIES: Other SIGN UP Email address* First name* Last name* ZIP Code* Mobile phone* SIGN UP FOR EVENT By submitting this form, you are agreeing to receive periodic updates from People Power and other ACLU channels. ACLU of Georgia's Legal Director, Sean Young, will be speaking.

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Courts push back on voter ID laws Chris Hayes talks to ACLU Voting Rights Project Director Dale Ho and MSNBC National Reporter Zachary Roth about the rash of court decisions and Roth's new book 'The Great Suppression.' - All In with Chris Hayes on MSNBC

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

All In with Chris Hayes on MSNBC

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Episode 88 – Beatles, Talking Squirrels and Footballer Skins

Gordon P. Firemark

Bob Murray Lawsuit Continues: ACLU Files a Brief and Bob Gets His Remand Motion Granted. Show notes are located at [link]. The Latest episode of my Entertainment Law podcast, Entertainment Law Update , is now available for your enjoyment. Listen here, or subscribe and download in your favorite podcast listening app. Here's what we talked about… Podcasting Patent Invalidation upheld by appeals Court (quick take). Beatles Concert Film Ownership Challenge – Judge Rules for Beatles.

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Mass-Suing of Pirates Gets Shot In Arm Thanks to DC Judge (Exclusive)

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Eriq Gardner DC Judge denies objections by Time Warner, the ACLU, EFF and allows litigation campaign against thousands of alleged copyright infringers to continue. read more. THR, Esq. Movies Movies

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Execution: a shortage of lethal injections A shortage of one of the drugs that prisons use to execute prisoners has left jails with using other means to kill those on death row. ACLU attorney, Tanya Greene, joins Melissa Harris-Perry to discuss executions in the U.S

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Rhode Island Repeals Internet "Fibbing" Law

Media Law Prof Blog

According to Steven Brown, the executive director of the Rhode Island chapter of the ACLU, the statute made "virtually the entire population" of the state "a criminal" since Rhode Island has repealed a law that make lying online a crime.

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NYPD ‘Livid’ Over Proposed Reforms That Include Consent For Searches, Punishing Use Of Chokeholds

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), the proposed NYPD police reforms are merely common sense. In a statement made available via Russia Today , the ACLU called on the city council to pass the proposed reforms.

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Digital Books, Their Readers, and Privacy

Media Law Prof Blog

Jennifer Lynch, Samuelson Law, Technology & Public Policy Clinic, and Nicole Ozer, ACLU of Northern California, have published "Protecting Reader Privacy in Digital Books," presented at the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence Privacy 2010 Symposium.

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