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  1. Taking On Guantánamo

    By Douglas S. Malan for  Connecticut Law Tribune06/03/2010 - 12:54

    Elizabeth Gilson endured ‘bumpy ride’ in battle for brothers’ release

  2. Hashmi: Finally, a Trial!

    by: William Fisher, t r u t h o u t06/03/2010 - 12:51

    Syed Fahad Hashmi: after close to three years in solitary confinement in a federal detention center in New York City, the 29-year-old Queens-born American citizen will finally get his day in court.

  3. Aid Poor and War Weary in Pakistan

    By Kathy Kelly and Joshua Brollierfor Counterpunch.org06/03/2010 - 12:43

    "The United States bears a huge responsibility to make reparations to people of Afghanistan and Pakistan after pursuing nearly 10 years of destructive warfare that has destabilized both countries. There is a looming fear that,…

  4. The Land for Our Museum is a Parking Lot, Not a Cemetery

    Los Angeles Times03/19/2010 - 13:09

    Marvin Hier supports the construction of the Wiesenthal Center over the historic Mamilla Cemetery in Jerusalem.

  5. Activist's High Court Case Will Test Anti-Terrorism Law

    Los Angeles Times03/19/2010 - 13:00

    Activist Ralph Fertig is the lead plaintiff in a Supreme Court case set to determine whether "speaking out on behalf of an oppressed foreign minority-represented by a group that's been deemed a terrorist organization by…

  6. Justices Wade Back into Terror Cases

    National Law Journal03/19/2010 - 12:49

    High court tackles First Amendment challenge to material-support ban.

  7. Power to Prosecute Police Goes to Civilians. Again.

    The New York Times03/19/2010 - 12:38

    Police Commissioner Raymond W. Kelly gave lawyers from the Civilian Review Board, the independent agency that investigates allegations of police abuse,  authority to prosecute police officers in cases now handled exclusively by the department's lawyers.…

  8. Big Brother in Blue

    The New York Times03/19/2010 - 12:22

    The NYC Council and Public Safety Committee call on Police Commissioner Ray Kelly to end the practice of archiving digital files on all individuals, including the innocent, who are stopped by police. The issue raises privacy…

  9. Lingering Questions About 'Stop-and-Frisk'

    The New York Times03/12/2010 - 16:42

    Though the NYC police department insists its "stop-and-frisk" strategy has reduced crime, data indicates otherwise.

  10. Authors of Waterboarding Memos Won't be Disciplined

    The Washington Post03/12/2010 - 16:29

    The Justice Department does not suggest disciplining of former Bush administration who authorized waterboarding.