The San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit shut off cell phone access to commuters at train stations and protestors say the police violated their right to free expression.
Mayor Richard M. Daley can be sued as a defendant in a lawsuit filed over decades-old allegations of police torture and a citywide conspiracy to cover it up.
Several groups recently joined an amicus brief supporting a lawsuit challenging Alabama's anti-immigrant law, HB-56.
Talk show host Tavis Smiley and academic activist Cornel West embarked last week on a poverty tour to highlight growing inequality in the U.S.
Hundreds of workers and their allies at events throughout Ohio rallied this week for jobs and to restore union and voting rights under siege.
Demonstrators gathered around the country calling on public officials to respond to the economic crisis by putting people back to work in good jobs.
The only reminder that manufacturing once took place here is a historic marker in front of the shuttered building.
A surprising number of seniors were in the group, especially considering that the temperature was 106 degrees.
It appears that the GOP is not alone in initiating voter suppression: Americans for Prosperity has joined in on the action.
"Connecticut workers want Congress to act on the jobs crisis with the same urgency that was brought to the manufactured political crisis over the debt ceiling."