The lawsuit claims the program violates students’ Fourth Amendment rights against unlawful searches and seizures.
The city of Desloge in St. Francois County, agreed this week to stop enforcing an ordinance prohibiting leaflets on streets and sidewalks.
The ACLU feels the surplus equipment is leading to more aggressive policing, especially in poor neighborhoods and neighborhoods of color.
U.S. District Judge E. Richard Webber issued the ruling Tuesday in St. Louis in a case involving the Salem Public Library.
A House committee heard testimony on legislation by Rep. Casey Guernsey that would outlaw the use of unmanned aircraft to conduct surveillance.
“It was a very significant invasion of personal privacy and personal dignity to have someone plunge a needle in your arm while you’re handcuffed and restrained.”
The justices on Monday left in place a lower court ruling that found that the state’s anti-eavesdropping law violates free speech rights.
Deal struck between state of Illinois and ACLU
A federal judge has issued a permanent injunction that prohibits a ban on leafleting in Cape Girardeau, thus allowing the Ku Klux Klan to put flyers on vehicles in the southeast Missouri city.
Jamala Rogers, spokesperson for “Citizens Against Prop A,” says part of the problem is that Prop. A would allow the department to close off access to records.