Friday, November 22, 2013

CRL&P Daily Reads: Nov. 22, 2013

ACLU sues Kansas Attorney General over state's new election law requiring proof of citizenship to vote; Independent candidate denied ballot access in Alabama's special congressional election; 134 voters in Virginia election couldn't provide proper ID; and, Arkansas's voter ID program is nearly ready.

Some fear Ohio gun bill could limit police stops; Washington voters to choose betweent competing gun policies; Michiganders can now carry guns in state capital's libraries; and Dershowitz and Levinson debate Second Amendment's contemporary usefulness.

Woman files suit against Pittsburgh PD after a repeated sex offender was permitted to remain on the job; store owner files civil rights lawsuit after store's surveillance videos allegedly show racial profiling by police officers; and, civil rights lawsuit against officers in Utah could end up costing the state's taxpayers millions.

Government lawyers return to federal court to defend NSA's mass surveillance of telephone data.

Pennsylvania judge holds status hearing on the challenge to the state's same-sex marriage ban.

Spanish government introduces anti-protest laws.

Civil Rights Litigation, Election Law, First Amendment, Fourth Amendment, Freedom of Assembly, Gun Policy, Right to Vote, Same-sex marriage, Voter ID | Permalink


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