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  1. 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 …

  2. 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…

  3. 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.

  4. 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…

  5. 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…

  6. 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.

  7. What's Left of the Guantanamo Litigation? Nothing.

    The Huffington Post06/11/2012 - 00:00

    Four years ago tomorrow, the Supreme Court ruled that Guantanamo detainees have a right to challenge the legality of their detention in federal court. The case, Boumediene v. Bush, was at the time hailed as…

  8. Guantanamo Scandal: The 40 Prisoners Still Held But Cleared for Release At Least Five Years Ago

    The Public Record,06/07/2012 - 00:00

    One of the greatest injustices at Guantanamo is that, of the 169 prisoners still held, over half -87 in total- were cleared for release by President Obama's interagency Guantanamo Review Task Force. The Task Force…

  9. Stop-and-frisk controversy prompts meeting with justice department

    The Guardian06/07/2012 - 00:00

    "It's clear that the mayor and commissioner – in the face of everything that points to this policy being unjust, unfair, racist, prejudiced and most importantly ineffective won't do anything about it, said city council…

  10. NYPD's stop-and-frisk policy to be reviewed by US department of justice

    The Guardian06/07/2012 - 00:00

    The department of justice is reviewing the NYPD's controversial stop-and-frisk policy,following demands by campaigners who say the tactic is unconstitutional and racially discriminatory.