The Civil Liberties Minute

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."

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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
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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
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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
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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 EDT

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
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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
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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 EDT

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
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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
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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
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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 EDT

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 EDT

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
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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 EDT

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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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 EDT

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
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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 EDT

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 EDT

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
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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
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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
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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
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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 EDT

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
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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
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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
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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 EDT

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
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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 EDT

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
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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
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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 EDT

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 EDT

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

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Direct download: PRISON_FINAL.mp3
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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 EDT

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 EDT

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
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"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
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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 EDT

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 EDT

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
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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
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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 EDT

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 EDT

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 EDT

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 EDT

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.

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Category:general -- posted at: 1:27pm EDT

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 EDT

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 EDT

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 EDT

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 EDT

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 EDT

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 EDT

"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 EDT

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 EDT

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 EDT

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.


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Category:general -- posted at: 8:20am EDT

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
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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 EDT

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 EDT

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 EDT

 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 EDT

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 EDT

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 EDT

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 EDT

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 EDT

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 EDT

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 EDT

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 EDT

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 EDT

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 EDT