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  1. Relatives Sue Officials Over U.S. Citizens Killed in Yemen

    New York Times, July 18 2012 07/18/2012 - 14:12

    Relatives of three American citizens killed in drone strikes in Yemen last year filed a wrongful-death lawsuit against four senior national security officials on Wednesday. The suit, in the Federal District Court here,…

  2. At Least 3 Arrested at Zuccotti Park After Occupy March

    New York Times, July 12 2012 07/12/2012 - 16:58

    An Occupy Wall Street march through the financial district on Wednesday night ended at Zuccotti Park, where the police arrested at least three people, witnesses said.

  3. Manning Compares WikiLeaks Damage to Possibility of a Kardashian Presidency

    Courthouse News Service, July 11 2012 07/12/2012 - 16:55

    Kim Kardashian's ascendance to the presidency is about as likely as the notion that WikiLeaks harmed U.S. national security, lawyers for Pfc. Bradley Manning argued in a defense brief released Wednesday.

  4. EXCLUSIVE: DoD Report Reveals Some Detainees Interrogated While Drugged, Others "Chemically Restrained"

    Truthout, July 11 201207/12/2012 - 16:51

    Detainees in custody of the US military were interrogated while drugged with powerful antipsychotic and other medications that "could impair an individual's ability to provide accurate information," according to a declassified Department…

  5. Courts Putting Stop-and-Frisk Policy on Trial

    New York Times, July 11 201207/11/2012 - 13:31

    New York City’s accelerating use of police stop-and-frisk tactics has brought a growing chorus of opponents who have been matched in intensity only by the officials who defend the policy. But recent …

  6. U.S. exporting homophobia to Uganda

    Latitude News, July 10 201207/10/2012 - 14:33

    Part I Pastor Scott Lively greets me with a skeptical smile, though we’ve talked several times by phone. I don’t blame him for his reluctance to meet in person – there aren’t many news…

  7. Destroying the Soul

    Washington Post, July 5 2012 07/05/2012 - 13:19

    The Center for Constitutional Rights has filed a federal lawsuit on behalf of prisoners at California’s Pelican Bay State Prison who have each spent between 10 and 28 years in solitary confinement.

  8. Suit: Names Must Be Removed From Sex Registry

    Wall Street Journal, June 28 2012 06/28/2012 - 14:48

    A class-action lawsuit filed Wednesday in New Orleans seeks to have nearly 500 people who were convicted of soliciting oral or anal sex for money under Louisiana's "crime against nature by solicitation" law…

  9. Rude or Polite, City’s Officers Leave Raw Feelings in Stops

    New York Times, June 26 2012 06/28/2012 - 14:36

    What seems clear is that there is no script for stop and frisk encounters, or that if there is one, it is not being followed. Under the law, officers must have a reasonable…

  10. Supreme Court Rejects Gitmo Appeals, Spelling Potential End to Prisoners’ Legal Fight for Release

    Democracy Now!, June 12 201206/13/2012 - 16:25

    The Supreme Court has refused to hear any new Guantánamo appeals even though half of the men being held were cleared for release five years ago.