ACLU

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Ocean City Settles With Violinist

Ocean City is settling a free-speech challenge of the town’s noise ordinance by a boardwalk violinist.

11/22/2013

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ACLU Questions Baltimore Police’s ‘Stop & Frisk’ Method

The ACLU calls attention to the Baltimore Police Department’s use of “stop and frisk” after records show the tactic isn’t getting the results you’d expect.

11/20/2013

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Md. Bill Would Limit Local Immigration Policing

The American Civil Liberties Union says a state senator is seeking to limit local police involvement in immigration enforcement.

11/19/2013

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ACLU: Md. Police Car Scanners Raise Invasion Of Privacy Concerns

Get behind the wheel in Maryland, and there’s a good chance you’re being followed. Not in the traditional sense, but by license plate readers.

07/18/2013

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ACLU: Police Record License Plates By The Millions

A rapidly growing network of police cameras is capturing, storing and sharing data on license plates, making it possible to stitch together people’s movements whether they are stuck in a commute, making tracks to the beach or up to no good.

07/17/2013

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8-Year-Old ‘Pastry Pistol’ Boy Now A Member Of NRA, ACLU

Josh Welch got in trouble for something he did in school. Now it seems a lot of people Josh doesn’t know want to be his friend.

05/31/2013

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ACLU Opposes Cell Phone Tracking Information Bill

The Maryland House Judiciary Committee is considering a bill that would allow law enforcement officials to obtain location records from mobile devices without a search warran

02/05/2013

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Anne Arundel Co. Executive John Leopold Faces Another Lawsuit

Anne Arundel County Executive John Leopold faces another lawsuit. The suit stems from a so-called “enemies list,” information he’s accused of compiling on his political opponents.

12/12/2012

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4 Servicewomen Sue Government To Be Treated Equally

Women in the U.S. military are fighting the government for its policy banning female servicemembers from direct combat roles. A Maryland soldier is at the center of the controversial issue. She’s suing the Department of Defense, saying the policy hurts her chances for a promotion.

12/04/2012

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ACLU Seeks Policies Ensuring Right To Video Police

Many police departments have cameras to record you. Now, a civil rights group says you should be able to turn the cameras on police without fear.

07/23/2012

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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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