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HONOLULU - The American Civil Liberties Union filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday against the city of...whatsoever," said Dan Gluck, legal director of the American Civil Liberties Union Hawaii.Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell did not immediately...
High court ruling against gay marriage would produce 'chaos'

...International University law professor.Marriages already on the books probably are safe, said several scholars and civil liberties lawyers. "There's a very strong likelihood these marriages would have to be respected, no matter what," said...
Surveillance powers lapse with no deal in Senate

...intelligence officials warned that it could jeopardize Americans' safety and amount to a win for extremists. But civil liberties groups applauded as Paul, who is running for president, forced the expiration of the once-secret program made...
Op-ed: The anti-NSA bumper sticker

...from them. What happens next probably won't shock you, and it shouldn't. As Rachel Brand of the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board writes, "It is stored in a database that may be searched only by a handful of trained employees...
Study throws harsh light on inequality in popular movies

...The study adds to a growing body of data that has illustrated equality in the movie industry. In May, the American Civil Liberties Union asked state and federal agencies to investigate the hiring practices by the major studios, networks and talent...
Arts & Entertainment
Op-ed: The next gay marriage battle

...over their opposition to gay marriage. There is unlikely to be a rush on the left to endorse it, when the American Civil Liberties Union is heading in the opposite direction. It has just withdrawn its support for the Religious Freedom Restoration...
Battle flag at center of Supreme Court free speech case

...Confederacy and Maryland.The First Amendment dispute has brought together some unlikely allies, including the American Civil Liberties Union, anti-abortion groups, Americans United for Separation of Church and State, civil libertarian Nat Hentoff...
Rich Lowry: The sad plight of Jihadi John

...if he were an innocent harassed by an out-of-control security service. He could have started a blog devoted to civil liberties. He could have joined an advocacy group fighting against such abuses. He could have gotten a law degree and fought...

...One activist said the driving ban is also part of "a wider effort to quash any chances of raising the ceiling on civil liberties" in Saudi Arabia.The two women appeared in court on Thursday for the second time in the eastern al-Ahsa region...
Bob Franken: Body cameras for all

...of the law. Obviously the intention is a good one, but there are some reservations. Largely they center around civil liberties and concerns about further invasions of privacy and misuse of the video record.Let's face it, that battle is...


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