Topic: American Civil Liberties Union
A federal judge heard a Justice Department case against the new Arizona immigration law Thursday. The questions she asked of both sides may hint at how she may rule.
07/23/2010 12:57 pm
Facebook long ago surpassed MySpace to become king of the social networking world. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced today that Facebook now has more than 500 million members around the world.
07/21/2010 11:42 pm
First of seven lawsuits against tough Arizona immigration law is heard Thursday in federal court in Phoenix. Money from private donors across the US has flowed into a defense fund for the statute.
07/15/2010 10:27 am
'Grim Sleeper' serial killer case was broken when authorities used DNA taken from the suspect's family members. Is it a breakthrough in police science or an invasion of privacy?
07/08/2010 09:03 pm
Immigration law suit sets the stage for a high-stakes legal clash over states rights.
07/06/2010 06:31 pm
Editorial Board Blog Boston Pops and the Justice Department suit against the Arizona immigration law
Americans as well as immigrants showed up for music and fireworks in Boston on the Fourth of July. In Massachusetts, the immigrants who live here illegally are relatively safe. Not so in nearby Rhode Island. The differences between the two states point to a likely argument in the Justice Department suit against the Arizona law.
07/06/2010 05:46 pm
Medical marijuana user in Michigan has sued Walmart for firing him because he tested positive for the drug.
06/29/2010 04:20 pm
Arizona immigration law, which deals with the 2007 ban on employing illegal immigrants in the Grand Canyon state, will be heard by the US Supreme Court.
06/28/2010 02:42 pm
The House passed the Disclose Act Wednesday. The act addresses the Supreme Court ruling that struck down campaign finance spending limits on corporations. But some organizations, like the NRA, are exempt. The bill faces a tough fight in the Senate.
06/25/2010 09:43 am
Immigration debate is focusing on a new law in Fremont, Neb. It prevents businesses from hiring illegal immigrants and landlords from renting to them. The ACLU will challenge the law, which is similar to laws passed by at least a few dozen other towns nationwide.
06/22/2010 04:41 pm