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Tuesday, November 19, 2013

CRL&P Daily Reads: Nov. 19, 2013

FISA court order permitting NSA's surveillance of Americans' email and internet data released; The Week reports on NSA's efforts to minimize data collected on Americans; NSA releases documents showing it vowed to correct surveillance mistakes; and Yahoo seeks to protect users from surveillance.

Stop-and-frisk by NYPD down over last few months.

Pennsylvania woman files a civil rights lawsuit after a police officer offered her legal breaks for sexual favors.

Illegal immigrants don't vote in Arizona; Tennessee Supreme Court upholds new voter ID law; and, The Christian Science Monitor asks whether voter ID laws represent a war on the Greatest Generation.

Former lawmaker files civil rights lawsuit alleging that officers ignored his legislative immunity when they charged him with domestic violence.

United Methodist jury convicts a pastor for performing son's marriage to male partner; same-sex couples married outside Missouri now can file joint tax returns there; and, Cardinal denounces Illinois's new law legalizing same-sex marriage.

Albuquerque voters decide today whether to ban abortions after 20 weeks; vote could represent new front in fight over abortion rights.

Dallas reviews ban on protests within 75 feet of highways.

 

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