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Baggy Pants (credit: CBS 2)

Wildwood To Vote On Banning Baggy Pants On Boardwalk

The proposed regulations would ban overly saggy pants, going shirtless and walking with bare feet on the boardwalk.

06/11/2013

Marijuana (credit: MARTIN BERNETTI/AFP/Getty Images)

ACLU: Blacks Nine Times More Likely For Marijuana Arrest In Manhattan, Brooklyn

The American Civil Liberties Union just took a hard look at marijuana and found that your chances of getting busted may depend greatly on the color of your skin.

06/04/2013

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19 (FBI)

CBS News: Boston Bombing Suspect Conscious, Talking To Authorities

Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was conscious Sunday night, and was responding in writing to authorities, CBS News has confirmed with law enforcement officials.

04/21/2013

Anti-Gay T-Shirt (Handout/The Groody Family)

Conn. High School Allows Student To Wear Anti-Gay T-Shirt

Sandra Staub, legal director of the ACLU of Connecticut, said the district’s reversal teaches students that the First Amendment “is not merely a theoretical discussion topic but a real and vital guarantee” of free speech rights.

02/26/2013

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ACLU Files Complaint After Company Gives L.I. Woman Unpaid Leave Due To Pregnancy

Julie Desantis-Mayer was told by her doctor not to lift packages over 25 pounds because it could harm the baby.

01/17/2013

Connecticut State Police Patch

Report: Conn Police Make It Hard To File Complaints Against Officers

A report released Tuesday by the American Civil Liberties Union of Connecticut lists issues ranging from a lack of complaint forms, to threats of intimidation or prosecution of those who wish to bring complaints.

12/04/2012

Newark Police Cruiser (file/credit: Levon Putney/WCBS 880)

City Of Newark Reaches Settlement With Girl Who Was Detained For Recording Officers

The City of Newark has reached a settlement with a teenage girl who was handcuffed and detained for videotaping city police officers in an incident on a public bus back in 2010, according to the American Civil Liberties Union of New Jersey.

11/19/2012

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Officials: New NJ ID Standards Put On Hold Due To Court Motion

New Jersey officials have temporarily delayed plans to implement new federal standards for people seeking to obtain or renew driver licenses or non-driver ID’s.

05/05/2012

FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Georgia Department of Corrections shows death row inmate Troy Davis. (AP Photo/Georgia Department of Corrections, File)

Georgia Death Row Inmate Troy Davis Executed; Supporters Claim Injustice

Groups around New York City, the country and the world spent the night Wednesday rallying to save the life of Georgia death row inmate Troy Davis. But in the end, the convicted killer was executed for the 1989 murder of a Savannah police officer.

09/22/2011

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School Board To Cover Religious Symbols At N.J. High School Graduation

The Neptune Township graduation will take place at the Ocean Grove Great Auditorium, but the school board has agreed to cover religious symbols and students and guests will enter through side and back doors to avoid a 20-foot cross on the building in the religious enclave.

05/26/2011

Police Headquarters - Newark, NJ - File Photo

Lawsuit: Newark Cops Illegally Detained High School Student

A lawsuit claims Newark police officers illegally handcuffed and detained a high school student who made a cell phone video of them responding to an incident on an NJT bus.

03/29/2011

Bronx classroom

ACLU Sues NJ Over Charter School Review Process

The ACLU and the Education Law Center said the state violated open records laws last year when it refused to disclose the identities of volunteers who helped assess applications for new charter schools.

03/05/2011

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NJ Town Must Pay ACLU Legal Fees In Prayer Dispute

The $11,200 that Point Pleasant Beach will pay out is much less than the nearly $38,000 in fees sought by the ACLU.

02/19/2011

Point Pleasant Beach City Council meeting (Photo/CBS 2)

Judge Voids NJ Town’s Policy On Council Prayers

Point Pleasant Beach will have to cease its practice of allowing individual borough council members to say a prayer before meetings, a judge ruled Friday.

12/17/2010

A full-body scanner is demonstrated by a woman at Fuhlsbuettel airport - Hamburg, Germany - Sep 27, 2010 - Photo: FABIAN BIMMER/AFP/Getty Images

Bill To Limit Full-Body Scan Use To Be Introduced

U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer is seeking to make it illegal for anyone to distribute or record the revealing images produced by full-body scanners at airports.

12/05/2010

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