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The Libertarian Party is challenging a state law that allows only Virginia residents to circulate petitions to get independent or minor party candidates on the presidential general election ballot, according to a lawsuit filed Monday.
Nine female contractors are suing Portsmouth City Jail officials, alleging jail employees violated their constitutional rights when they forced them to strip and undergo visual body-cavity searches during a drug-smuggling investigation.
Civil rights advocates are objecting to the handcuffing of four children arrested by Baltimore police at school.
The American Civil Liberties Union on Tuesday urged the Virginia State Police to stop demanding a look at job applicants' Facebook and Twitter accounts, calling the practice an invasion of privacy akin to eavesdropping on a phone call or opening someone's mail.
The ACLU of Virginia's nationwide search for a new executive director ended in its own back yard.
The American Civil Liberties Union of Maryland is filing new public information act requests Friday, after getting information earlier this week that indicated police officers and staff researched Anne Arundel County Executive John Leopold's political opponents.
The lawsuit by four Republican presidential candidates challenging Virginia's ballot access law is now dead.
Tags: Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli, Virginia, Texas Gov. Rick Perry, ballot access law, Newt Gingrich, Jon Huntsman, Pat Millins, Rick Perry, Mitt Romney, Ron Paul, John Gibney, absentee ballots, Virginia State Board of Elections,
Lawrence Miller says he spoke up and was arrested after a controversial incident where Metro Transit Police appeared to slam a man in a wheelchair to the ground. Now, Miller is suing Metro Transit Police for violating his right to freedom of expression, false arrest and other claims.