License plate scanners expected to help Arcata, Eureka police; privacy concerns cited by critics of the technology – Times-Standard Online

License plate scanners expected to help Arcata, Eureka police; privacy concerns cited by critics of the technology - Times-Standard Online.

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Lawsuit challenges County Urgency Ordinance

LAWSUIT CHALLENGES ORDINANCE A lawsuit challenging Humboldt County’s urgency ordinance was filed May 24, 2012 by Janelle Egger with the 9th Circuit Federal Court in San Francisco.  Yesterday afternoon Robin Donald visited the Humboldt County Courthouse and served the summons and Complaint.  Both are members of the Occupy Civil Liberties Working Group. In her suit, … Continue reading Lawsuit challenges County Urgency Ordinance

TRIAL DATE SET FOR ARCATA LAWSUIT

 http://kiem-tv.com/node/3372  Arcata Ca--Is it illegal to merely hold up a sign asking for money? Arcata thinks it is, but a citizen lawsuit contends the city overstepped its bounds and its panhandling ordinance is unconstitutional.  The free speech trial is set to begin at 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 23rd, in Humboldt County Superior Courtroom 8--and the public … Continue reading TRIAL DATE SET FOR ARCATA LAWSUIT

Protect 1st Amendment Rights Rally – March 24th – Occupy Civil Liberties Working Group, Humboldt County

Bit-by-bit, piece-by-piece, our precious civil liberties are being whittled away Warrantless Wiretapping • USA PATRIOT Act • National Security Entry/Exit Registration System (NSEERS) • Real ID Act, Military Commissions Act • No Fly and Selectee lists • Abuse of Material Witness Statute • National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) • Attacks on academic freedom • Monitoring … Continue reading Protect 1st Amendment Rights Rally – March 24th – Occupy Civil Liberties Working Group, Humboldt County

Federal Court Rules Videotaping Police Is A First Amendment Right

The Federal Appeals Court has ruled that video recording the police in a public place is a constitutional right for all U.S. citizens. This is a great win for the freedom movement.  Public officials need to be held accountable for their actions.   See ruling below. via Federal Court Rules Videotaping Police Is A First Amendment … Continue reading Federal Court Rules Videotaping Police Is A First Amendment Right