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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.

11/26/2012

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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.

11/19/2012

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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.

09/11/2012

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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.

09/07/2012

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Lawsuit Challenges Missouri Law on Disturbing Worship

The lawsuit was brought on behalf of two individuals and two groups that picket outside churches against clergy who allegedly sexually abused children.

08/22/2012

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ACLU Files Lawsuit Over Missouri Prayer Measure

On Wednesday, the American Civil Liberties Union filed suit over a section that says the religious rights of inmates are limited to federal law.

08/08/2012

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Larry Rice Returns to the Scene of His Arrest

The ACLU says it’s not representing Rice, but believes his rights were violated

05/25/2012

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ACLU Sues to Allow Man to Walk Across the Street

The American Civil Liberties Union just won a case allowing a jailed Canadian up for deportation to marry his American fiance.

05/10/2012

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Federal Court Strikes Down Illinois Eavesdropping Law

The law, enacted in 1961, makes it a felony for someone to make an audio recording of a conversation unless all parties agree.

05/08/2012

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Illinois Crime Fighting Tool Debated

More police would be wearing a wire, under a bill which has been introduced in the state House.

02/06/2012

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