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ACLU Says Reporters Barred From Pocomoke Council Meeting

The American Civil Liberties Union of Maryland says reporters were illegally barred from a Pocomoke City council meeting during which the recent firing of the town’s police chief was discussed.

07/31/2015

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Police Accountability To Be Topic Of ACLU Dinner

Police accountability will be the topic of discussion at an annual ACLU dinner.

06/16/2015

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Baltimore Police Getting Re-Schooled On The Law

As police battle crime, they’re also trying to restore public trust and confidence in the department. That’s why they kicked off a new training program to make sure their officers are operating within the law.

06/08/2015

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Report: 109 People Killed By Police In Md. In 4 Years

Encounters with police in Maryland resulted in the deaths of at least 109 people during a four-year span, according to a report released Wednesday by the American Civil Liberties Union.

03/18/2015

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ACLU Sues NSA; Says They’re Cyberspying

Text, Tweet or browse. Is the NSA following what you do on the internet?

03/10/2015

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ACLU: Women Grossly Underrepresented In Service Academies

The Naval Academy in Annapolis is targeted in a new lawsuit. A women’s veterans group wants three U.S. service academies to give up information about how many women they do and do not admit.

02/05/2015

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ACLU: Parole Board Should Have Final Say On Inmate Release

Giving parole where parole is due. The ACLU and other organizations are calling on lawmakers to give the state parole board final say over the release of inmates.

01/20/2015

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Maryland Court To Consider Lawsuit Cap

The outcome of a case under consideration by Maryland’s highest court could have a major impact on all lawsuits brought against local governments, especially lawsuits brought by families of those wrongly killed by police.

01/13/2015

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ACLU: Baltimore Police Uses ‘Invasive’ Surveillance Technology

The American Civil Liberties Union is accusing the Baltimore Police Department of using invasive surveillance technology.

11/29/2014

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Local Animal Shelter Comes Under Fire Again

Outrage and more allegations. The Baltimore County Animal Shelter comes under fire again. This time, the ACLU says the shelter is stepping on the public’s First Amendment rights.

10/17/2014

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ACLU Supporting Md. Woman In Pregnancy Discrimination Supreme Court Case

A Maryland woman whose pregnancy discrimination case will be heard by the U.S. Supreme Court is getting support from the American Civil Liberties Union.

09/11/2014

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Some Concerned About Car Computers’ Effect On Privacy

Connecting to the web on the road is a convenience that could be harming us. What is saved and shared has people concerned.

08/04/2014

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