The Civil Liberties Minute (general)

High School Sex Ed.

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: HIGH_SCHOOL_SEX.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:11pm EST

A quick quiz on drugs and crime. #2 pencils ready? Set, go.

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: QUIZ_ON_CRIME_DRUG.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am EST

Happily smoking a joint with some friends at a Hemp Fest in a state where possession is not a crime--what the XXXX happened!?

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: ONE_TOKE_FINAL.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am EST

The bombings in Boston: heartsick at the carnage; heartened by bravery and compassion.

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: MARATHON.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:30pm EST

Can distributing condoms get you thrown out of college?

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: CONDOMS.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am EST

Deporting immigrants to torture.

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: DEPORTING_IMMIGRANTS.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am EST

Kids teach high school administrators a lesson.

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."


Direct download: KENTUCKY_TEXTING.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:20pm EST

The crime of walking while black.

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: DRIVING_BLACK_FINAL.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am EST

An open letter to Brian Brown, President of the National Organization for Marriage.

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: GAY_MARRIAGE_BRIAN_BROWN.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am EST

Solitary confinement in ICE.

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: ICE_SOLITARY_FINAL.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:20pm EST

Windsor v. the United States aka the ACLU v. DOMA

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: WINDSOR.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am EST

When an American state wrongfully convicts and imprisons…

 

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: DEWEY.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:05pm EST

Did you friend the police on Facebook?

 

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: FACEBOOK.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am EST

A quiz: which liberal said this? (Spoiler alert: not a liberal).

 

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: SOLITARY_CONFINEMENT.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:42pm EST

One of the dirty, not-so-secret secrets of the criminal justice system.

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: WHY_POLICE_LIE_FEB_21.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am EST

Should women be subject to the military draft?

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: DRAFT_FEB_21.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am EST

Want to hear the lie that judges tell jurors every day?

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: JURY_NUL_FEB_21.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:53pm EST

Censoring license plates? Let’s ask…Spinal Tap.

 

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: SPINAL_TAP_REVISED.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am EST

Look up in the sky. It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s a…drone!

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: SUPERMAN_DRONE.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:23pm EST

I was accused of the most brutal murder in Maryland’s history.

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: DEATH_PENALTY_FEB_7_FINAL.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am EST

Once upon a time, in our mother’s house…

 

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: IN_OUR_MOHTERS_HOUSE.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am EST

The law would be a great profession if it weren’t for clients…like Barack Obama.

 

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: OBAMA_GAY_MARRAIGE.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:40pm EST

Listen to what just happened in Vicco, Kentucky. Population: 335.

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: KENTUCKY_FINAL.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am EST

Should the film Zero Dark Thirty, about the finding and killing of Osama bin Laden, change its content to not endorse torture?

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: ZERO_DARK_FINAL.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:38pm EST

Republicans recipe for winning the 2016 presidential election?

 

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: ELECTORAL_REFORM.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am EST

Has “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” actually been abolished?

 

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: DONT_ASK.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am EST

At airports, does the TSA still need a naked picture of you?

Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: TSA_FINAL.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:57pm EST

We salute "The Middle Finger Salute."

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: BIRD_2_FINAL.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am EST

Paranoia and the 2016 presidential election.

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: VOTING_PARANOID.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am EST

Legal slavery in America in 2013.

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: SLAVERY.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:50am EST

Can a female employee be fired because her male boss thinks she’s really hot?

 

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: WOMAN.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:30am EST

Women subjected to full body cavity searches in public for littering--really?

Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: WATCHTOWER.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:29am EST

Winning the vote, but losing the election.

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: POPULAR_VOTE.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am EST

Police shootings

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: POLICE_GUNS.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am EST

What's an "auld lang syne" anyway?

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: AULD_LANG_SYNE_REVISED.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am EST

Would you like to know how radio commentators try to influence your opinion?

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: RADIO_COMMENTATORS_2012.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am EST

In memoriam: Muhammad Ali's trainer Angelo Dundee.

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: MUHAMMAD_ALI.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am EST

The DOJ v. Colorado and Washington on marijuana.

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: MARIJUANA_PHIL_OCHS.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am EST

In memoriam: George McGovern

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: MCGOVERN2.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am EST

It's the ACLU Holiday Carolers!

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: ACLU_HOLIDAY_CAROLERS.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:43am EST

Was Florida guilty of racist voter suppression in the last election?

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: FLORIDA_VOTING.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am EST

What does the recent presidential election tell us about ourselves?

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: ASPIRATIONAL_OBAMA.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:30am EST

Why poor people have a chance in our legal system. In memoriam: Warren Rudman.

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: RUDMAN.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:45am EST

Here's your choice: go to church or go to prison.

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: ALCU_CHURCH.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am EST

How could some Republicans be so sure that Mitt Romney was going to win?

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: ACLU_VOTING_FRAUD.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:51pm EST

In 2012, how did the Republicans lose the popular vote for the House of Reps, but end up with the majority of seats?

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: HOUSE_MAJORITY.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am EST

In Brown v. Board of Education, which law clerk believed that the segregationists should have won?

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: ACLU_REHNQUIST_FINAL.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am EST

What happens if you flip the bird to a police officer?

Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: ACLU_BIRD_FINAL.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:11am EST

Post-election civil liberties agenda

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: CAMPAIGN_CIVIL_RIGHTS.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am EST

The right to vote is under attack...again.

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: JIM_CROWE.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am EST

Dear Mr. President...

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: OBAMA.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:19pm EST

Recidivism rules...unfortunately.

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: RECIDIVISM.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:17pm EST

Don't embalm free speech.

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: FREE_SPEECH.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am EST

Victory through our Lord Jesus Christ?

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: TEXAS_nov_2012.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:31pm EST

Are you sure you can vote this November?

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: 10.23_VOTING.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am EST

The story of Osama bin Laden's driver.

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: TERRORISM.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am EST

In memoriam: George McGovern.

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: MCGOVERN.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:37pm EST

The case of state drug lab chemist Annie Dookan.

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: WAR_ON_DRUGS.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am EST

Can judges lose their jobs for writing a correct opinion?

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: RETENTION_VOTE.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:11pm EST

If you believe that your vote for President doesn't matter, will you give me a minute to try to change your mind?

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: VOTE.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am EST

This civil liberties minute - about standing - may be easier to take sitting down.

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

 

 

Direct download: GET_UP_STAND_UP.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:39am EST

In my next life, I want to be an undecided voter in Ohio.

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: VOTING_FINAL.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am EST

Let's consider another kind of death sentence in America.

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: PRISON_FINAL.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am EST

So you think the government doesn't have a file on you?

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: LICENSE_PLATES.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:28pm EST

A lawyer you've probably never heard of - almost by herself - may select the next President of the United States.

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: VOTING.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am EST

Has the time come for Massachusetts to enact a medical marijuana law?

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

Direct download: MEDICAL_MARIJUANA.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am EST

"If it's legitimate rape, the female body has a way to shut that whole thing down."

"Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms."

 

Direct download: ABORTION.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:05pm EST

This is the story of how the war on women is now being fought in Texas.

Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms.

Direct download: TEXAS.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am EST

Does America execute the mentally retarded?

Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms.

Direct download: MENTAL_RETARDATION.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am EST

What are we to make of Julian Assange hiding out in Ecuador's embassy?

Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms.

Direct download: WIKI.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am EST

Breaking news! The male bastion Augusta National Golf Club, where the Masters Golf Tournament is played, has admitted its first two women members.

Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms.

Direct download: CELEBRATE.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:05am EST

Can police in America torture people in custody...and get away with it?
Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms.
Direct download: 2012-08-07-policetorture.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:23am EST

Today for you friends and lovers of Google, some fun facts...

Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms.
Direct download: 2012-08-07-google.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:22am EST

Should Boston's mayor keep the homophobic Chick-fil-A restaurant chain out of Beantown?
Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms.
Direct download: 2012-08-07-chickfila.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:22am EST

To what extent are our communications systems being built on purpose to make surveillance easy?

Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms.

Direct download: clm_skype.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:34pm EST

Some prison wardens try to prevent inmates from receiving and reading "Prison Legal News"--but prisoners have a constitutional, First Amendment right to receive publications.

Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms.

Direct download: clm_prisoners_reading.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:27pm EST

Happy birthday, Woody Guthrie. You would have been 100 years old in July.

Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms.

Direct download: 2012-07-19-woodyguthrie.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:30am EST

If you think you remember the presumption of innocence, you may be suffering from...a flashback.

Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms.

Direct download: 2012-07-19-innocence.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:29am EST

Seek shelter immediately. This is not a test. The cell phone you are carrying is not a phone. It is something else. I repeat - this is not a test.

Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms.

Direct download: 2012-07-19-cellphone.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:24am EST

Will the Supreme Court strike down or uphold the Federal Defense of Marriage Act?

Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms.

Direct download: 2012-07-13-doma.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:23am EST

The interesting question about Massachusetts Congressman Barney Frank's marriage is not why the national press is all atwitter, but rather, why it isn't.

Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms.

Direct download: 2012-07-13-barneyfrank.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:23am EST

Here's why the ACLU legal challenge to the new Arizona Anti-Abortion Law is so very important.

Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms.



Direct download: 2012-07-13-azchallenge.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:21am EST

"A union of government and religion tends to destroy government and to degrade religion."

Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms.

Direct download: clm_daily_prayer.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:33am EST

The sleepy town of Middleborough, Massachusetts--previously famous for its cranberry bogs--recently has waded into national news by passing an ordinance that imposes a fine for swearing in public.

Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms.

Direct download: clm_middleborough.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:24am EST

The idea seemed unthinkable, absurd, about as likely as the Loch Ness Monster.

Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms.

Direct download: clm_polish_blacksite.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:26am EST

The Prison Rape Elimination Act

What has been the effect of the Prison Rape Elimination Act?

Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms.


Direct download: clm_prison_rape_act.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:20am EST

No Means No

"Mr. Speaker, I'm flattered that you're all so interested in my vagina, but no means no!"

Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms.

Direct download: clm_vagina.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:05am EST

Terrell McCullum is serving big time at Big Sandy, a high security penitentiary in Eastern Kentucky for having committed...no crime.
 
Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms.
Direct download: 2012-06-18-terrellmccullum.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:10am EST

Happy Birthday, FBI!
 
Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms.
Direct download: 2012-06-18-fbibirthday.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:09am EST

Today, a quick quiz to see if you were paying attention in your elementary school social studies class!

Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms.
Direct download: 2012-06-07-socialstudies.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:08am EST

 How often are innocent people convicted of serious crimes and shipped off to prison?
 
Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms.
Direct download: 2012-06-07-innocentconvicted.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:02am EST

Is the Fourth Amendment going to the dogs?

Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms.
Direct download: 2012-06-07-4thamendment.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:01am EST

U.S.A! We're # 1! U.S.A! We're # 1! U.S.A! We're # 1!
 
Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms.
Direct download: 2012-06-04-usanumber1.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:01am EST

The drones are coming! The drones are coming!

Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms.
Direct download: 2012-06-04-drones.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am EST

Shhhhh!!! Today we go to the U.S. House of Representatives to find out who favors domestic violence.

Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms.
Direct download: 2012-06-04-domesticviolence.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am EST

If the U.S. government illegally tortures a U.S. citizen, who it alleges is a terrorist, can that person go to court to balance the scales of justice?
 
Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms.
Direct download: 2012-05-11-torture.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:59am EST

Does the Constitution give you the right to audio-visually record a police officer making a bust?

Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms.
Direct download: 2012-05-11-recordpolice.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:59am EST

Is there a Muslim exception to the First Amendment?

Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms.

Direct download: 2012-05-08-muslimexception.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:59pm EST

May the police search your bedroom for telltale signs that you have committed the crime of using contraceptives?

Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms.

Direct download: 2012-05-08-contraceptivesearch.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:58pm EST

The Dallas County Medical Examiner Earl Rose became famous due to one autopsy.

Taking on injustices, 90 seconds at a time! The Civil Liberties Minute™ podcasts--with attorney Bill Newman, director of the ACLU's western Massachusetts office--highlight threats to our civil liberties and what you can do to protect our freedoms.
Direct download: 2012-05-08-autopsy.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:57pm EST