The Fourth Amendment requires individualized suspicion for search, seizure, and arrest. However, law enforcement agencies throughout the US routinely stop, search, and harass people based on their race, religion or other personal characteristic. Stop-and-frisks and “driving while black” are infamous for unjustly targeting African Americans; “show me your papers” immigration enforcement laws overtly target Latinos; and airport security and counterterrorism officers routinely single out Muslims and people of Arab and South Asian descent.
Montgomery county residents and local groups question police practices in Silver Spring shooting death of Robert White
A letter from six groups and over 600 residents raises concerns in the wake of the shooting death of Robert White, a black man who was killed about one mile from his childhood home in Silver Spring on June 11. He was killed while on foot near his neighborhood, which he walked routinely, according to neighbors.
More than 40 racial-justice and civil-liberties groups urging the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to release an unredacted version of a memo referred to as the “Race Paper”
“My life was turned upside down not once but twice by our government.” How many times does Sherry Chen have to prove she is not a spy?
Concern — and activism — grows around national security profiling of Asian Americans in the sciences and academia.
At a Senate hearing, FBI Director Wray cast suspicion on virtually every Chinese American in academia.
We all want our children to be safer at school, but Students, Teachers, and Officers Preventing (STOP) School Violence Act of 2018 threatens the civil liberties of students