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1:41 am on Tuesday May 31, 2011

ACLU suit could create 'free speech zones' in Charleston

Image by Flickr user cameronparkins A "free speech" zone is taped off at the University of Southern California.The American Civil Liberties Union has picked up on an interesting thread in how Charleston regulates street peddlers. In a report, The...
3:35 am on Sunday May 29, 2011

In wake of civil liberties trail, Berkeley jail tries to explain stance

Image by Flickr user JD Hancock These little pieces of metal are a big worry at the jail.As a trial date continues to near in the U.S. Justice Department and ACLU case against the Berkeley County jail over alleged First Amendment violations, the...
6:18 am on Thursday October 22, 2009

ACLU and Terrace Theater present a free screening of 'American Violet'

Image by 20091022-violet.jpgThe American Civil Liberties Union's South Carolina Office will hold a free screening and discussion of the acclaimed film American Violet on Monday, October 26. The screening will begin at 7 p.m. at Terrace Theater James...
11:22 am on Saturday October 11, 2008

ACLU holding voting rights forum

Have questions about what's allowed and not allowed when it comes to voting? Get your facts straight and ask questions when the ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union) holds a voting rights meeting on Wednesday, October 15, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the...
5:27 pm on Monday September 8, 2008

Public policy groups taking more notice of Charleston

Two new public-policy oriented law groups have set up shop in Charleston in the past year, signaling what will likely be a growing amount of attention on regional environmental and civil liberties issues. The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)...
5:39 am on Sunday September 7, 2008

Platt's ballot bid gets new challenge

Charleston County Democratic Party is asking courts to prevent Green Party candidate Eugene Platt from campaigning this election season. Platt wants to serve as state House representative to James Island's District 115, but lost in the Democratic...
6:12 am on Friday August 8, 2008

ACLU files suit in favor of Platt

The S.C. chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union is challenging a state law that won't let a candidate run independently (or with another party) for an elected office if he loses a party's primary nomination for that office. This all came up...
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