Wilkes-Barre could be test case for more ACLU action against one-strike …
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The ACLU argues the ordinance violates constitutional rights to due process and freedom from excessive fines and unreasonable seizure of property. … Tenants won't just volunteer to the landlords that police busted them for drug dealing, Sorick said …

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Police arrest public defender outside courtroom
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The lawsuit includes federal constitutional claims of use of excessive force and violation of the right to equal treatment, as well as state law claims of racial profiling and assault and battery. It seeks unspecified financial compensation for lost …

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What's Wrong with Illinois' New Eavesdropping Law
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JURIST Guest Columnist Jacob Huebert, of the Liberty Justice Center, discusses a new Illinois eavesdropping law and argues that the Illinois legislators should repeal the law as it violates constitutional principles and individual freedoms. … For a …

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Prosecutor: Gregg Allman filmmaker never given immunity
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He has argued in writing that prosecuting Schwartz after her interview with authorities violates her constitutional right against self-incrimination. Johnson noted that granting a witness true legal immunity from prosecution requires approval by a …

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EFF Files Supreme Court Amicus Brief Over Warrantless Searches of Hotel …
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San Francisco – The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) today filed an amicus brief with the U.S. Supreme Court in a challenge brought by hotel owners against a Los Angeles city ordinance that allows police to access guest registers without consent …

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Well Done, World: 5 Times Something Cruel Happened to a Woman and Justice …
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The sheer number of rights violations can be downright daunting, but occasionally we get some news worth cheering for. In the past few months, we've … Although the Tunisian government amended the constitution to protect women from violence last year …

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Child abuse suspect apprehended, his mom charged
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A Donora man wanted by Pittsburgh police for the alleged physical abuse of his girlfriend's 6-month-old son was arrested by Donora police Thursday. Anthony M. Frameli, 21, was apprehended at his mother's home just before 11 p.m.. In the wake of that …

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State Police investigating sex abuse allegations at West Michigan daycare
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THREE RIVERS, Mich. — Michigan State Police are investigating allegations of sexual abuse at a daycare facility in Three Rivers. Sources close to the investigation have confirmed that the alleged incidents involve several victims between 3 and 12 …

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Police: East Chicago man suspected of child abuse
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EAST CHICAGO | An East Chicago man is accused of punching his stepson in the nose, police said. Police took the man into custody Tuesday after officers responded to a report of child abuse in the 3800 block of Alder Street, an official said. The …

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