ACLU Of Idaho Warns Schools Of Discriminatory Dress Codes

The organization sent out warning Tuesday to all Idaho school districts urging them to review school dress policies to make sure they comply with constitutional standards.


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Oregon Bill Would Prohibit Charges For Filming Police

Critics of the bill worry about protecting officers’ privacy and ensuring people can’t surreptitiously record tactical conversations.

CBS Seattle–04/20/2015

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Judge: Florist Who Refused Gay Wedding Broke Law

A florist in Washington state who refused to provide flowers to a gay couple for their wedding violated state consumer protection and anti-discrimination law, a judge ruled Wednesday

CBS Seattle–02/18/2015

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Seattle Times ‘Outraged’ FBI Created Fake Web Page, News Story To Catch Suspect

The Seattle Times said the paper is “outraged” to learn that the FBI created a fake news story on a “bogus” web page in order to plant tracking software in the computer of a bomb threat suspect.


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Deportation Of Minors Won’t Stop During Lawsuit

A federal judge in Seattle isn’t stopping the deportation proceedings of eight minors suing the federal government over legal representation

CBS Seattle–09/30/2014

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Spokane Sewage Could Be Tested For Marijuana Level

The author of Washington’s recreational marijuana law has suggested that Spokane test its sewage for traces of the cannabis chemical THC, to get a more accurate picture of pot use by residents

CBS Seattle–09/24/2014

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Some Concerned About Car Computers’ Effect On Privacy

Connecting to the web on the road is a convenience that could be harming us. What is saved and shared has people concerned.


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Lawsuit: Feds Retaliating Against Hunger Strikers

Two legal groups are suing U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, saying it is retaliating against immigrant hunger strikers at a Washington detention center by placing them in solitary confinement — something the agency denies.

CBS Seattle–04/03/2014

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ACLU Report: Pot Charges Plummet In Washington

A primary backer of Washington’s legalization of marijuana is reporting a massive drop in pot possession charges last year.

CBS Seattle–03/19/2014

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Some On No-Fly List Claim They’re Deprived Of Due Process Rights

Thirteen people say their placement on the no-fly list deprives them of their due process rights, while lawyers defending the U.S. government say explaining such placement would involve classified information and endanger national security.