American Civil Liberties Union


ACLU Involved in Headlight Flashing Case

A new lawsuit accuses police in Ellisville of violating the rights of drivers by prosecuting those who flash headlights to warn others.


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Judge Again Orders Stop To Mo. Campus Drug Tests

The lawsuit claims the program violates students’ Fourth Amendment rights against unlawful searches and seizures.


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Judge: Library Can’t Block Website Content

U.S. District Judge E. Richard Webber issued the ruling Tuesday in St. Louis in a case involving the Salem Public Library.


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Mo. Lawmaker Draws Support For Drone Spy Ban

A House committee heard testimony on legislation by Rep. Casey Guernsey that would outlaw the use of unmanned aircraft to conduct surveillance.


Missouri DUI Case Goes To The U.S. Supreme Court

“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.”



Mo. Lawmaker Proposes Drone Surveillance Measure

Rep. Casey Guernsey says he does not want state government to monitor residents more than it currently does.


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Supreme Court Rejects Illinois Plea To Block Taping Of Police

The justices on Monday left in place a lower court ruling that found that the state’s anti-eavesdropping law violates free speech rights.


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ACLU Wins Missouri Mail Case

ACLU Attorney Grant Doty says this is good news from the some 31,000 Missouri inmates who may never have known about the mail they didn’t get.


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Judge Weighs Missouri’s Disturbing Worship Ban

Violators of the new law could face up to six months in jail and a $500 fine. Repeat offenders could get up to five years in prison.



KKK Sues Over Missouri City’s Leafleting Restrictions

The southeast Missouri city permits fliers to be distributed only when vehicle occupants are willing to accept them.





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