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News Release, Published: 
Friday, November 20, 2009
The Legislature has passed a bill to prohibit state implementation of the REAL ID Act, unless the federal government fully funds it and provides stronger protections for the privacy of Washington drivers.
News Release, Published: 
Friday, November 20, 2009
The Washington Supreme Court has ruled that people do not give up their right to privacy when they check into a hotel. The Court reviewed a case dealing with police sweeps of motel guest registries in Lakewood.
News Release, Published: 
Tuesday, September 1, 2009
The ACLU-WA joined with several women's rights and civil rights groups in urging the WA Courts of Appeals to back the rights of domestic violence survivors to protect their privacy in court records.
News Release, Published: 
Monday, April 30, 2007
Government needs a warrant or a subpoena that can be challenged in court before gaining access to personal bank records, according to a unanimous decision of the Washington Supreme Court.
News Release, Published: 
Wednesday, September 27, 2006
The Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission has asked phone companies to preserve call records that may have been illegally surrendered to a government spying program.
News Release, Published: 
Monday, June 19, 2006
Shimrote Ishaque is joining nine other citizens who have experienced stops, body searches, handcuffing, excessive force and other aggravations by customs officers - all partly due to inaccurate government records.
News Release, Published: 
Wednesday, April 19, 2006
The ACLU has filed an amicus brief challenging Pierce County’s practice of routinely examining hotel registration records without reasonable suspicion of a crime.

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