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  1. Is Freeing a Duck Terrorism?

    Truthout by CCR client in Blum v. Holder, Ryan Shapiro02/03/2014 - 01:00

    A lawsuit filed today seeks to strike down the federal Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act. Politicians, industry and law enforcement too long employed the rhetoric and apparatus of national security to counter effective…

  2. Mayor Says New York City Will Settle Suits on Stop-and-Frisk Tactics

    The New York Times01/31/2014 - 14:16

    New York City will settle its long-running legal battle over the Police Department’s practice of stopping, questioning and often frisking people on the street — a divisive issue at the heart of the mayoral race…

  3. The Torture That Flourishes From Gitmo to an American Supermax

    The Nation01/30/2014 - 01:00

    by Pardiss Kebriaei Since 9/11, the Department of Justice has prosecuted more than 500 terrorism cases, yet there remains scant public understanding of what these federal cases have actually looked like and the impact they have…

  4. Evangelicals Are Winning The Gay Marriage Fight -- in Africa and Russia

    National Journal01/24/2014 - 13:04

    Evangelical advocates, having failed here, are finding friendlier audiences all over the world. Long before President Obama selected three gay athletes to lead the American delegation to the Sochi Olympics, long before President Vladimir Putin declared…

  5. Vatican Called Before the UN

    Huffington Post by Barbara Blaine, President of the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests01/17/2014 - 01:00

    Since 1988, the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (SNAP) has been working to help survivors of clergy sex abuse heal one another and to protect children and vulnerable adults from continuing…

  6. Vatican facing UN showdown on sex abuse record

    The Washington Post 01/15/2014 - 11:45

    By Associated Press VATICAN CITY — The Vatican is gearing up for a bruising showdown over the global priest sex abuse scandal, forced to defend itself publicly for the first time against allegations it enabled the…

  7. Pope Francis’ Vatican to Be Grilled by U.N. on Child Sex Abuse Read more: Vatican to Face U.N. Committee on Its Child-Sex-Abuse

    Time Magazine01/15/2014 - 01:00

    Officials representing the Holy See will for the first time face questioning by a U.N. committee on the Vatican's child-sex-abuse record. Pope Francis has won over many critics in his brief time as head of the…

  8. Retrogressive anti-gay law in Uganda has ties to the US

    Al Jazeera America01/14/2014 - 11:24

    by Lauren Carasik, January 13, 2014 Adoption of international norms on LGBTI rights critical to ending discrimination Last month, after an international firestorm opposing its proposed anti-homosexuality law known as the kill-the-gays bill, which would have imposed…

  9. Advocates Object To Police-Union Motions On Frisks, Profiling

    The Chief01/13/2014 - 01:00


  10. CCR Letter to the Editor: Stop and Frisk

    New York Times by CCR Legal Director Baher Azmy12/30/2013 - 01:00

    To the Editor:   Re “After Issues in Stop-and-Frisk Case, Court Alters Rules on Judge Assignments” (news article, Dec. 24):   Your article suggests that our stop-and-frisk case, Floyd v. City of New York, somehow “bypassed the random assignment…