When the Michael Brown verdict is announced, people can expect the police to take at least ten different illegal actions to prevent people from exercising their constitutional rights.
Newly revealed mass surveillance program by the US government is "inexcusable," says ACLU
Combine systemic police militarization, the war on drugs, and sloppy police work, and you have the perfect recipe for disaster.
Terror as the preeminent danger to our American world now courses through the societal bloodstream, helped along by regular infusions of fear from the usual panic-meisters.
Militarization is a dangerous and ultimately deadly perversion of the honorable purpose of policing -- and it is out of control.
McMillan’s case is as much about our right to nonviolent protest as it is about McMillan. It is about our right to carry out such protest without being subjected to police violence intended to crush peaceful and lawful dissent. It is about our right to engage in political organization without...
This law, if it is not struck down, will essentially replace our civilian judiciary with a military one. Those targeted under this law will not be warned beforehand that they will be arrested. They will not have a chance to get a lawyer. They will not see the inside of...