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This gentleman right here is Alton Toussaint Lemon, for whom the famed "Lemon Test" was named. 2 mahatmakanejeeves Yesterday Yesterday 3 2073
After Roe's overturn: the abortion surveillance state 2 ck4829 Tuesday Tuesday 2 307
'You tarnished your reputation.' Ex-Miami-Dade cop gets 364 days for wrongful arrest 2 ck4829 Tuesday Tuesday 3 289
On this day, June 26, 2003, Lawrence v. Texas was decided. 1 mahatmakanejeeves Sunday Monday 3 287
North Texas man jailed for crime he didn't commit is free at last 0 ck4829 Jun 22 Jun 22 4 462
On this day, June 17, 1963, Abington School District v. Schempp was decided. 1 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 17 Jun 17 3 426
We often hear that the First Amendment has never been stronger. I'd like to tell you a story ... 5 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 14 Jun 17 4 705
After four years of silence and a settlement with Fox News, Seth Rich's parents are ready to talk. 1 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 16 Jun 16 16 1166
Marsy's Law in action. We told you this would happen. You were warned. 5 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 15 Jun 15 16 1287
The Impotence of the Fourth Amendment in a Post-Roe World 4 ck4829 Jun 14 Jun 14 14 552
A Black Army vet spent 16 months in solitary. Then a jury heard the evidence against him. 1 Eugene Jun 13 Jun 14 3 890
On this day, June 14, 1943, West Virginia State Board of Education v. Barnette was decided. 1 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 14 Jun 14 1 295
On this day, June 12, 1967, Loving v. Virginia was decided. 1 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 12 Jun 12 8 352
Supreme Court prioritizes expedience, not justice, in wrongful convictions 0 ck4829 Jun 12 Jun 12 3 477
Idaho Falls settles wrongful conviction lawsuit for $11.7M 0 ck4829 Jun 12 Jun 12 2 244
Enforcing Criminal Abortion Bans Post-Roe: 'A Massive Escalation of Surveillance' 0 ck4829 Jun 12 Jun 12 6 371
A lawsuit claims Waukegan police extracted another false confession from a Black teen 2 ck4829 Jun 11 Jun 11 5 401
📣 Coming up next week! "Protesting Injustices," a webinar dedicated to understanding 1A 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 11 Jun 11 3 403
He spent most of his adult life in a W.Va. prison on a wrongful conviction. Two years later, he 0 ck4829 Jun 11 Jun 11 6 541
$14.25M settlement proposed for man who spent 20 years in prison for double murder he didn't commit 0 ck4829 Jun 11 Jun 11 4 210
The new court's absurd inhumanity: To preserve procedure, an innocent man must die 2 ck4829 Jun 9 Jun 9 7 669
There is no general hate speech exception to 1A, which means that hate speech is protected speech. 4 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 9 Jun 9 1 624
On June 8, 1789, James Madison introduced the Bill of Rights to Congress. 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 9 Jun 9 4 265
Time for a quick primer on the law of accessing phones under the 4th Amendment. 2 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 8 Jun 8 9 517
Happy **** The Draft Day! On June 7, 1971, the Supreme Court ruled that wearing a jacket that ... 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 8 Jun 8 5 411
10th Circuit denies immunity to Denver detectives who coerced teenager's false murder confession 7 ck4829 Jun 8 Jun 8 42 2096
AZ man spent 17 days in jail for crime he didn't commit. He blames American Airlines 5 ck4829 Jun 6 Jun 7 12 829
To Promote Public Safety, Michigan Authorizes Cops To Rob Travelers at Airports 8 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 3 Jun 7 4 899
Commentary: It's too easy to extract false confessions from youths 0 ck4829 Jun 6 Jun 6 6 496
Food for thought 3 dweller Jun 4 Jun 5 3 604
An ex-priest, a flier and the arrest that legalized protests at Md. homes 0 mahatmakanejeeves May 24 May 24 8 684
Caste discrimination in America 1 cbabe May 21 May 21 3 649
1A: I protect hate speech, incendiary speech, and screaming "fire" in a crowded theater, unless ... 3 mahatmakanejeeves May 19 May 19 2 672
Raleigh NC reaches settlement with teen detained in 2020 George Floyd protests for arrest 0 mahatmakanejeeves May 19 May 19 1 390
Oregon sued over failure to provide public defenders 0 Eugene May 17 May 17 1 376
Do you recall that the Brooklyn Public Library was offering school kids free library cards? 2 mahatmakanejeeves May 12 May 12 7 813
Delaware State's Jenkins Stresses Representation After Intimidating Search in Georgia 2 mahatmakanejeeves May 11 May 11 4 634
"F*&k Civility!" 1 mahatmakanejeeves May 10 May 10 8 749
VA AG Jason Miyares: "On #NationalDayofPrayer we are reminded ..." 1 mahatmakanejeeves May 8 May 8 0 584
Supreme Court majority sympathetic to coach who prayed at midfield 7 mahatmakanejeeves Apr 26 May 6 1 854
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Alito's abortion history lesson in dispute 0 mahatmakanejeeves May 6 May 6 1 624
Tweets on Dobbs. I want to do a thread on "deeply rooted in our nation's history and tradition." 1 mahatmakanejeeves May 5 May 5 0 712
Seattle starts stop and frisk under new mayor 1 cbabe May 3 May 3 5 546
"A powerful message for everyone working in the world of journalism." 3 mahatmakanejeeves May 1 May 1 15 750
I limit state and local governments. A short thread... 0 mahatmakanejeeves Apr 26 Apr 26 1 476
In the case of the praying football coach, both sides invoke religious freedom 22 mahatmakanejeeves Apr 25 Apr 25 5 1048
FIRE calls on Florida institutions and faculty to push back against unconstitutional law 0 mahatmakanejeeves Apr 23 Apr 23 4 677
Feds will return more than $1 mil in marijuana money that California cops stole from armored cars. 0 mahatmakanejeeves Apr 14 Apr 14 5 761
When a Witness Recants 0 mahatmakanejeeves Apr 14 Apr 14 11 809
Across the Desk - S5:E13 (Oklahoma SB612 - Full Ban On Abortion) 0 Across-the-Desk Apr 12 Apr 12 2 425
Missouri's parole system has sent thousands back to prison for minor violations. Terrell Robinson is 2 Sherman A1 Apr 11 Apr 11 6 565
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Free speech is a fundamental U.Va. value 3 mahatmakanejeeves Apr 7 Apr 7 0 553
Florida Sued by Activists, Students, Parents, and Teachers Over LGBT School Censorship Bill 1 mahatmakanejeeves Apr 4 Apr 4 5 682
Indiana Attorney General Todd Rokita folds over press access lawsuit 0 mahatmakanejeeves Apr 4 Apr 4 1 500
'Geofence warrant' unconstitutional, judge rules in Virginia 0 Eugene Apr 1 Apr 1 4 647
Atheist Group Wins $90K Settlement; Student Bullied By Teacher For Sitting Out Pledge Of Allegiance 4 mahatmakanejeeves Mar 2022 Mar 2022 4 849
On this day, March 30, 1942, 227 residents of Bainbridge Island, Washington, were rounded up. 3 mahatmakanejeeves Mar 2022 Mar 2022 2 535
9th Circuit Says Arresting People For "Fuck The Cops" Chalk Writing Is Unconstitutional Retaliation 2 mahatmakanejeeves Mar 2022 Mar 2022 9 887
Republicans won't be satisfied with overturning Roe 2 mahatmakanejeeves Mar 2022 Mar 2022 3 904
This message was self-deleted by its author 0 mahatmakanejeeves Mar 2022 Mar 2022 1 280
Ted Cruz and Mike Lee send AT&T a threatening letter demanding to know why OAN is being canceled. 5 mahatmakanejeeves Mar 2022 Mar 2022 7 1099
Class-action lawsuit targets NYPD practice of secretly collecting DNA 3 mahatmakanejeeves Mar 2022 Mar 2022 10 635
Controversy continues over YLS protest and police presence - Yale Daily News 0 mahatmakanejeeves Mar 2022 Mar 2022 0 882
NJ Supreme Court: Report on top cop's racist comments must be released 1 Eugene Mar 2022 Mar 2022 6 705
Watch Tower's misuse of copyright to suppress criticism 0 mahatmakanejeeves Mar 2022 Mar 2022 3 942
Cops Unaware They Were Filmed Breaking In - The FBI Warned Them 3 exboyfil Mar 2022 Mar 2022 14 1694
Dear RNC: we at the @CatoInstitute make no apology for our amicus brief in Al-Marri v. Spagone ... 3 mahatmakanejeeves Feb 2022 Feb 2022 12 1412
Joe Tom Easley, prominent gay rights activist, dies at 81 He was involved in the repeal of DADT. 1 mahatmakanejeeves Feb 2022 Feb 2022 2 641
Controversial sign spotted in Langley High School library 4 mahatmakanejeeves Feb 2022 Feb 2022 9 915
On February 19, 1942, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed Executive Order (EO) 9066. 4 mahatmakanejeeves Feb 2022 Feb 2022 3 916
Argentine Intelligence Agency locates 105,000 wiretaps illegally stored during Macri administration 0 peppertree Feb 2022 Feb 2022 0 491
The right wing justices will continue to gut Americans' constitutional rights by shadow docket 0 mahatmakanejeeves Feb 2022 Feb 2022 9 868
Phil Harvey, who battled government over his sex-product business, dies at 83 3 mahatmakanejeeves Feb 2022 Feb 2022 12 813
Is the legal standard for libel outdated? Sarah Palin could help answer. 2 mahatmakanejeeves Feb 2022 Feb 2022 5 952
Interview: Nadine Strossen, President Emeritus of the ACLU 0 no_hypocrisy Feb 2022 Feb 2022 2 519
FIRE's @1AMorey wrote to Kentucky today with a reminder about the law. 0 mahatmakanejeeves Feb 2022 Feb 2022 1 739
Lawyers accuse judge of literally copy-pasting a prosecutor's arguments 1 mahatmakanejeeves Feb 2022 Feb 2022 8 826
Lawsuit: Crackdown on Church Soup Kitchens Violates the First Amendment 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2022 Jan 2022 3 791
January 30 was Fred Korematsu Day of Civil Liberties and the Constitution. 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2022 Jan 2022 1 640
Opinion: Current weather: A blizzard of snowflakes in the red states 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2022 Jan 2022 1 718
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