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ACLU Releases Documents On Background Searches

The American Civil Liberties Union of Maryland is renewing its call for explanations about criminal history database searches of people on an enemies list of Anne Arundel County Executive John Leopold.

06/05/2012

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ACLU Says AA Co. Executive’s Number Of Potential Spying Victims Growing

Silence from the Anne Arundel County police chief and county executive has not stopped the American Civil Liberties Union from pushing for critical information in the John Leopold case. They now represent more political figures whose information may have been illegally accessed.

03/28/2012

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Anne Arundel County Police Chief Ordered To Testify In Leopold Investigation

Anne Arundel’s top cop will be in the hot seat over allegations he did nothing to stop illegal and inappropriate activity at the direction of the county executive. How will this impact the indictment facing John Leopold? What did he know and when did he know it? The Anne Arundel County Council has subpoenaed the chief of police.

03/20/2012

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ACLU Wants More Details About Dossiers

The American Civil Liberties Union of Maryland wants to know more about allegations that Anne Arundel County Executive John Leopold told county police to keep dossiers on his political opponents.

03/07/2012

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Justice Dept. Sides With Man Suing Baltimore Police In Recording Suit

Baltimore Police delete video of a controversial arrest at the Preakness from a man’s cell phone. Now, he’s suing and he’s got a powerful new ally.

01/12/2012

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Artist Arrested For Peddling At Inner Harbor Sparks Free Speech Debate

The arrest of an artist at the Inner Harbor is sparking a debate about free speech.

09/20/2011

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ACLU Seeks To Repair Baltimore’s Crumbling School Buildings

Baltimore’s crumbling school buildings: The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) wants to put them on the mend.

08/18/2011

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ACLU To Sue Baltimore Police; Says Citizens Have Right To Record Them

ACLU alleges Baltimore police officers misused authority to get people to stop filming them in the field.

08/04/2011

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Man Threatens To Sue Police Over Deleted Videos

The American Civil Liberties Union of Maryland is threatening to sue Baltimore police over their actions at last year’s Preakness Stakes, where a man says officers took his cell phone and deleted his personal videos after he tried to videotape officers during their encounter with a female friend.

08/04/2011

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Md. ACLU Questions Immigrant Tuition Foes’ Process

A Maryland chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union is questioning the legality of an online petition seeking a statewide referendum on in-state college tuition for illegal immigrants.

06/10/2011

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ACLU Says Md. Mall Ban On Homeless Pair Illegal

Kicked out for breaking the rules or for just being homeless? Stuck in the middle of that question are two homeless people and the Mall in Columbia.

03/30/2011

Bradley Manning has told of leaking classified diplomatic reports, along with this secret video, to the whistleblower website Wikileaks.org.  (AP Photo)

ACLU Condemns WikiLeaks Suspect’s Treatment

The American Civil Liberties Union is condemning the military’s treatment of the Army private suspected of giving classified material to WikiLeaks.

03/17/2011

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