civil-liberties

York, Pa. students who fought book ban tell their story to U.S. House panel

BY: - April 8, 2022

'I deserve to walk into my school library and find a book with someone like me,' York student Olivia Pituch said.

Lawmakers demand ‘due process’ when accused of misconduct. But what does that actually mean?

BY: - May 17, 2019

Four General Assembly lawmakers have been accused of sexual misconduct since 2017. To date, none have been expelled.

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Here’s where Pa. falls short on protecting our due process rights | Opinion

BY: - May 13, 2019

This week on the Capital-Star, we’re exploring the idea of due process and how it intersects with state government — from legislation to investigations of state lawmakers. Have a thought? Let us know at [email protected] By Andy Hoover It’s accepted as conventional wisdom in civil liberties advocacy to avoid legal terms when communicating with people […]