Anti-transgender Montana bathroom initiative

Phil Drake, pdrake@greatfallstribune.com Published 3:07 p.m. MT Oct. 17, 2017 | Updated 3:33 p.m. MT Oct. 17,...

ACLU: Spanish student visiting Oregon detained, sent to jail for 48 hours

Christina Alonso (Courtesy ACLU){ }PORTLAND, Ore. — A 22-year-old college student from Spain who was set to spend 6 weeks in Oregon spent 48 hours in jail upon landing in...

At forum, varied student groups voice opposition to OU speech policy

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Minority Residents, Massachusetts City Head to Federal Court

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Police depts testing new gun-mounted video cameras; ACLU and NAACP say no thanks

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Covington kids were unconstitutionally handcuffed at school

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Movie review: Old-fashioned ‘Marshall’ is enormously satisfying

Barry Wetcher/Open Road FilmsCaptionMark St. Cyr (left) and Jussie Smollett start in"Marshall." Never underestimate the power of a courtroom drama: the ringing questions, the preening lawyers, the dramatic pauses,...
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