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California Judge Rules the Death Penalty Unconstitutional
Originally Posted: 07/16/2014 - 4:31pm | Type: Blog

A U.S. District Court judge declared the death penalty "unconstitutional" in the State of California. A U.S. District Court judge declared the death penalty "uncons ...

Gay Marriage Fight Shifts to the States
Originally Posted: 07/11/2013 - 4:43pm | Type: Blog

The legal battle over same-sex marriage has shifted from the Supreme Court to state capitals and lower courts as supporters seek to build on their recent victories and opponents hope to thwart that progress. ...

Boston College, ACLU Clash Over Condom Giveaway
Originally Posted: 03/28/2013 - 3:59pm | Type: Blog

An effort by Boston College administrators to shut down a student-run program to distribute condoms and provide information on safe sex could end up in court, according to Boston media outlets. ...

Race the Driving Factor Behind Arizona’s SB 1070?
Originally Posted: 07/23/2012 - 3:46pm | Type: Blog

E-mails from former Sen. Russell Pearce purportedly reveal the motivations behind SB 1070, claims the ACLU. E-mails from former Sen. Russell Pearce purportedly reveal the motivati ...

A Spirituality of Privacy
Originally Posted: 07/12/2012 - 3:15pm | Type: Blog

In some ways the distinction between a “private” spirituality and our public face is an artificial one, and at our best these two aspects of our being will be in harmonious synchronicity. ...

NYPD Did No Wrong in Secretly Surveilling N.J. Muslims, Attorney General Report Says
Originally Posted: 05/29/2012 - 11:01am | Type: Blog

The three-month probe, ordered by Attorney General Jeffrey Chiesa, concluded there was no evidence to show the NYPD’s activities in the state violated New Jersey’s civil or criminal laws. ...

The ACLJ and the Goldstone Report on Gaza War Crimes
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:18am | Type: Blog

A few days ago I received a mass e-mail from the ACLJ. For those who don't get their daily dose of Christian talk radio, ACLJ stands for the American Center for Law and Justice. ...

American Violet and the Idolatry of Law
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:39pm | Type: Blog

<p>NPR's Wade Goodwyn has been working on <a href="http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=103056359">this story </a>ever since he attended the premier of the film ...

American Violet: Drug War Injustice Hits the Big Screen
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:17am | Type: Blog

<a href="http://www.americanviolet.com/"><em>American Violet</em></a>, a Hollywood blockbuster that opens in theaters next week, tells the story of Regina Kelly, one of the pe ...