[JURIST] The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) [advocacy website] filed suit [complaint, PDF] in federal court on Thursday arguing that a provision of a new law designed to stop insider trading by members of Congress and federal employees violates these employees' privacy and freedom of speech rights. The lawsuit, filed in the US District Court for the District of Maryland [official website] asserts that the Stop Insider Trading on Congressional Knowledge Act (STOCK Act) [S 2038, PDF] requirement that federal...

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