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Posts Tagged ‘ACLU’

Nathan Wessler and Harold Gurewitz at the U.S. Supreme Court in front of a portrait of Louis Brandeis

Guest Column: Justice Brandeis And A Right Of Privacy In A Digital Age

The U.S. Supreme Court capped its last term with a landmark digital privacy decision in a case starting out in Detroit: Carpenter v. United States. Chief Justice Roberts’ June 22, 2018, majority opinion in Carpenter is about the kind of digital location data automatically created every time our cell phones send or receive messages. In…

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X Ambassadors playing music for music blogger Annie Citron on the music blog

The Blog – X Ambassadors At The Fillmore

Last Saturday night, I went to the X Ambassadors at the Fillmore in Detroit.  The X Ambassadors are a popular rock band based out of Charlottesville, N.C. Two of the band members are brothers, the lead singer, Sam Harris, and the keyboardist, Casey Harris, both grew up in Ithaca, N.Y. And, the band members are all…

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VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Members from federal, state and local law enforcement agencies wait to shoot during the 4th Annual Bowling Pin Shootout at the Rod and Gun Club here Friday, July 22, 2011. The Office of Special Investigations sponsored the event to help build relationships between different law enforcement agencies. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Andrew Satran)

Detainee Defenders

A diverse team works to defend Iraqi immigrants from deportation. Attorney Nora Youkhana calls it “that day.” It was Sunday, June 11, 2017, the day she received frantic telephone calls from people in her Iraqi Christian community. Early that morning, officers of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) had begun arresting people born in Iraq who…

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