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  1. Rights Groups Sues U.S. Government Over Targeted Killing Of Three Citizens

    NPR, July 12 2012 07/25/2012 - 15:01

    In a lawsuit filed today, the American Civil Liberties Union and the Center for Constitutional Rights allege the United States violated the constitution's guarantee of due process when it ordered the targeted killing of three…

  2. Obama’s Killings Challenged Again

    Salon, July 18 2012 07/25/2012 - 14:57

    The ACLU and the Center for Constitutional Rights this morning filed a lawsuit in federal court against several Obama officials, including Defense Secretary Leon Panetta and CIA Director David Petraeus. The suit is brought on…

  3. Families of US Citizens Killed in Drone Strike File Wrongful Death Lawsuit

    Guardian, July 18 2012 07/25/2012 - 14:52

    The killing of three US citizens, one a 16-year-old boy, in targeted drone strikes last year were unlawful and violated their constitutional rights by not affording them due process, according to a lawsuit filed by…

  4. Civil Rights Groups Sue U.S. for Killing of Americans Tied to al Qaeda

    CNN, July 18 2012 07/25/2012 - 14:48

    Two civil rights groups sued the CIA director, the defense secretary and two military commanders over two covert U.S. strikes that killed three Americans in Yemen last year.

  5. 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,…

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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…

  9. 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 …

  10. 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…