5 Freedom-Killing Tactics Police Will Use to Crack Down on Protests in 2012

Already in city after city, protesters and civil rights lawyers are troubled by proposed and newly enacted anti-protest rules, many of which are likely to be found unconstitutional if they have their day in court.

DC judge orders police to release policy documents in ruling that chastises department

A District of Columbia judge has ordered the release of documents related to police policies in a blistering ruling that accused the department of making “transparently false” statements in an effort to keep the records private.

D.C. Police Department Ordered To Release Orders And Policies

The Metropolitan Police Department has been ordered by D.C. Superior Court Judge Judith N. Macaluso to release almost all of its orders and policies to the Partnership for Civil Justice Fund.

Does That New 'Anti-Occupy' Bill Criminalize Protest Activity?

The Internet has been abuzz in recent days with stories about how the U.S. Congress swiftly and almost unanimously passed legislation that essentially tramples on Americans' First Amendment right to assemble.

Outrage over 'anti-Occupy' bill is misguided but not unwarranted

There has been an outcry during the last few weeks against what has been dubbed the anti-Occupy bill, or HR 347.

Occupy Wall Street Monitored By U.S. Conference Of Mayors, Emails Show

After denying that they are coordinating responses to Occupy Wall Street, the U.S. Conference of Mayors recently surveyed city administrations across the country about the movement.