Civil liberties in the United States
Liberties of the United States are certain inalienable rights retained by (as opposed to privileges granted to) citizens of the United States under the Constitution of the United States, as interprete...
Freedom of speech in the United States
Freedom of speech in the United States is protected by the First Amendment to the United States Constitution and by many state constitutions and state and federal laws. The freedom of speech is not ab...
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Center for Individual Rights
The Center for Individual Rights (CIR) is a non-profit public interest law firm in the United States. Based in Washington, D.C., the firm is "dedicated to the defense of individual liberties against t...
Cellebrite
Cellebrite is a privately held company, established in 1999. It manufactures various data extraction, transfer and analysis devices for cellular phones and mobile devices. Its products include special...
Abby Rubenfeld
Abby Rubenfeld (born 1953 in Oneonta, New York) is a prominent American civil rights attorney who practices in Nashville, Tennessee.Rubenfeld received an A.B. with honors from Princeton University, wh...
Legal Aid Justice Center
The Legal Aid Justice Center is a Virginia based non-profit organization which provides legal services and advocacy to low income individuals. It was founded in 1967 when its Charlottesville office wa...
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National Conference of Black Lawyers
The National Conference of Black Lawyers (NCBL) is an American association, formed in 1968, to serve as the Black Liberation movement’s legal arm and aid other black activists, it is made up of judges...
Native American civil rights
Native American civil rights are the civil rights of Native Americans in the United States.Although indigenous to the Americas, Native Americans became one of many minorities and the movement for Nati...
Tribal sovereignty in the United States
Tribal sovereignty in the United States is the inherent authority of indigenous tribes to govern themselves within the borders of the United States of America. The U.S. federal government recognizes t...
Loss of rights due to felony conviction
Loss of rights due to felony conviction takes many forms. In the United States this includes disenfranchisement, exclusion from Jury duty, and loss of the right to possess firearms.
In the USA, ev...
Civil confinement
Civil confinement is a controversial procedure permitted by a law passed in New York, advocated by the former governor, Eliot Spitzer, allowing the civil commitment of sex offenders because they are d...
General Order Number 38
General Order Number 38 was issued by American Union general Ambrose Burnside on April 13, 1863, during the American Civil War, while Burnside commanded the Department of the Ohio. Among other issues...
Enemy Expatriation Act
The Enemy Expatriation Act (HR 3166 and S. 1698) is a proposed law in the United States sponsored by Senators Joe Lieberman (I-CT) and Scott Brown (R-MA) and Representatives Charlie Dent (R-PA) and J...
Walter Karp
Walter B. Karp (May 14, 1934 – July 19, 1989) was an American journalist, historian, and writer who published in magazines such as American Heritage and Horizon, and also was a contributing edito...
Hedges v. Obama
Hedges v. Obama is a lawsuit filed January 13, 2012 against the Obama Administration and Members of the U.S. Congress by a group including former New York Times reporter and current Truthdig columnist...
Native American religion
Native American religions are the spiritual practices of the indigenous peoples of the Americas. Traditional Native American ceremonial ways can vary widely, and are based on the differing histories a...
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Mozert v. Hawkins
Mozert v. Hawkins (6th Cir. 1987) was a notable US Circuit Court case involving exercising first amendment rights of religion in protesting required public school reading for students in Tennessee.
Racism in the United States
Racism and ethnic discrimination in the United States has been a major issue since the colonial era and the slave era. Legally racist sanctioned privileges and rights for White Americans not granted t...
Racism in the United States - Wikipedia
Michigan Department of Civil Rights
Michigan Department of Civil Rights is a department of the Michigan State Government formed in 1965 to support the work of the Michigan Civil Rights Commission of Michigan's Constitution of 1963. The ...
Michigan Department of Civil Rights - Wikipedia
U.S. sanctions against Iran
US sanctions against Iran refer to economic, trade, scientific and military sanctions against Iran, which have been imposed by the U.S. Office of Foreign Assets Control, or by the international commun...
U.S. sanctions against Iran - Wikipedia
Massachusetts Body of Liberties
The Massachusetts Body of Liberties was the first legal code established by European colonists in New England. Compiled by the Puritan minister Nathaniel Ward, the laws were established by the Massach...