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ACLU Settles Bias Lawsuit Filed By Southern California Latino Students

A suburban Los Angeles County school district and police department have agreed to revise policies to settle a racial profiling lawsuit filed by a group of Latino students who said they were rounded up at school and treated as if …

Utah License Plate Scanners Spark Legislative Debate

License plate scanners in widespread use by law enforcement agencies hold the potential for misuse by divorce lawyers or police who use information on a motorist’s whereabouts as fodder for an “interrogation game,” a Utah legislator said Friday. Utah has …

More Workers Claiming Job Discrimination Over Language, Accents

More people in the workforce are claiming discrimination over their English-speaking ability or foreign accents, according to federal officials. Workplace discrimination complaints based on national origin — which often involve language ability — rose by 76 percent from 1997 to …

Settlement Reached In Missouri LGBT Web-Filtering Case

The American Civil Liberties Union has settled a lawsuit with a central Missouri school district whose Internet filtering software was blocking access to educational websites about gay, lesbian and transgender issues. The ACLU says the Camdenton R-III School District has …

ACLU Sues Over Kansas Abortion Insurance Law

The American Civil Liberties Union has filed a federal lawsuit challenging a Kansas law that restricts insurance companies from covering most abortions. The ACLU of Kansas and Western filed the lawsuit in federal court in Topeka. It claims that the …