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  1. Hunger strike at Gitmo: ‘We are dying a slow death here’

    MSNBC.com04/13/2013 - 00:00


  2. NYPD Stop-And-Frisk Trial: Officer Testifies That Quota Numbers Dictate Arrests

    AP, March 20, 2013 03/20/2013 - 00:00

    "NEW YORK -- A New York City police officer testified Wednesday that he's already been labeled a rat and expects more retaliation from colleagues for testifying at a civil trial that the department routinely enforces…

  3. Major Stop and Frisk Trial Begins: Harlem Mom Takes 14-year-old Son to Watch Opening Statements

    Village Voice, March 19, 2013 03/19/2013 - 00:00

    "In the overflow room set up for the much anticipated trial over the city's stop and frisk campaign, we came across two unexpected courtroom observers: a mom from Harlem and her 14-year-old son. Iusaset Bakr tells…

  4. We want our city back: What’s at stake in the Floyd v. City of New York trial

    Amsterdam News, March 18, 201303/18/2013 - 14:42

    “New York is a cosmopolitan, sophisticated city in the leading democracy in the world, yet its residents all too often feel like they are living in an occupied country—only the occupation here is by their…

  5. Trial to Start in Class Suit on Stop-and-Frisk Tactic

    New York Times, March 18, 201303/18/2013 - 14:42

    In one of the most significant courtroom tests of a key Bloomberg administration policy, a federal judge will begin hearing testimony on Monday in a trial to determine whether the New York Police Department has been unconstitutionally stopping black…

  6. Targeting Minorities: NYPD And ‘Stop And Frisk’ Go On Trial Today In Federal Court

    The New Civil Rights Movement, March 18, 201303/18/2013 - 14:42

    "Today the New York City Police Department goes on trial. After more than a decade of stopping and frisking literally millions of New Yorkers, the tables have been turned and the NYPD will have to…

  7. The NYPD–and its statistics–on trial, March 15, 201303/15/2013 - 00:00

     “'There are three kinds of lies,' Mark Twain was fond of saying: 'Lies, damned lies and statistics.' Selectively presented statistics can be used as much to distort or obscure as they can to illuminate and…

  8. NYPD Stop-And-Frisk Lawsuit Starts 'Trial Of The Century,' Lawyer Says

    Huffington Post, March 15, 2013 03/15/2013 - 00:00

     "NEW YORK -- The lawyers suing the New York Police Department over its stop-and-frisk policy said the federal case's March 18 court date will kick off the "trial of the century" over what they allege…

  9. Scott Lively Gets His Day in Court

    Washington Post, January 4 201301/04/2013 - 16:44

    Is there anything extremist right-wing preachers won’t blame on LGBT people? After the Newtown shooting, James Dobson listed tolerance of gay marriage as one of the reasons God’s punishment was directed at a bunch of…

  10. Freedom or Death at Guantánamo

    firedoglake.com01/03/2013 - 16:49

    Friday January 25, 2013 8:45 am by Omar Farah, staff attorney at the Center for Constitutional Rights. Adnan Latif and Mohammed al-Hamiri arrived at Guantánamo through strikingly similar twists of fate. Adnan Latif…