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Civil Liberties Groups Call On Court To Stop NSA Phone Record Collection

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Civil liberties groups asked a federal appeals court in Manhattan Tuesday to again strike down as unconstitutional a portion of a law used by the government to justify the collection and storage of Americans’ phone records. 440 more words

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N.Y. State Senator Proposes Using GPS Implants To Track Violent Convicts

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – It’s high-tech and certainly controversial, but with the two prisoners from the Clinton Correctional Facility still on the lam an upstate senator says one way to track future escapees is to microchip them. 509 more words

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NYCLU: E-ZPass Readers Gathering Info Far Away From Toll Plazas

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork)The New York Civil Liberties Union is alerting drivers that the E-ZPass tags on their windshields are being used for more than just tolls. 168 more words

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Judge Won't Release Grand Jury Testimony From Eric Garner Chokehold Case

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Testimony heard by a grand jury that declined to indict a police officer in the apparent chokehold death of Eric Garner… 884 more words

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NYPD Officer's Lawsuit Over Retaliation Regarding Arrest Quotas Reinstated

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) – A police officer who said he was punished for complaining about arrest quotas got his lawsuit reinstated Thursday after an appeals court said his criticisms were covered by free speech protections. 380 more words

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New York District Attorney Aims to Keep Eric Garner Grand Jury Transcripts Confidential

If Staten Island District Attorney Daniel Donovan had his way, the transcripts from the grand jury that acquitted a New York police officer in the death of Eric Garner would be kept under wraps. 442 more words

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