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  1. Lawyers Seeking Terror Suspect’s Case Sue U.S.

    New York Times08/04/2010 - 14:39

    By CHARLIE SAVAGE WASHINGTON — A group of human rights lawyers want to stop the Obama administration from authorizing the military and the C.I.A. to kill the radical Muslim cleric Anwar al-Awlaki, an American citizen believed…

  2. The Post Probe of "Top Secret America"

    Washington Post07/27/2010 - 15:48

    Letter to the Editor from Laura Raymond, CCR: "Contracting is out of control and the outsourcing of war must be phased out-- quickly."

  3. What's free about speech?

    Los Angeles Daily Journal07/22/2010 - 14:30

    The Humanitarian Law Project case demonstrates that even former President Jimmy Carter could be subject to criminal prosecution under the Patriot Act for his work in assisting the monitoring of fair elections in Lebanon.

  4. U.S. sends Guantanamo detainees to Algeria, Cape Verde

    Reuters07/19/2010 - 18:21

    The United States said on Monday it had transferred two men held at its military prison at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba for nearly 8 years to Algeria and Cape Verde, and rights groups said the…

  5. Chill the Lawyers

    LA Times07/15/2010 - 13:32

    The Stewart case is meant to intimidate attorneys who defend controversial clients.

  6. Stop, Question and Frisk in New York Neighborhoods

    New York Times 07/13/2010 - 15:19

    New York City’s police force, in its fight against crime, has increasingly used a strategy known as “stop, question and frisk,” which allows officers to stop someone based on a reasonable suspicion of crime. One…

  7. At Guantanamo, eased conditions and fewer assaults on guards

    Washington Post 07/07/2010 - 14:32

    SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO -- More prisoners at Guantanamo Bay are sharing meals and recreation time with fellow inmates -- an easing of conditions that has led to fewer assaults against guards at the U.S.…

  8. At last, legal travel to Cuba is on horizon

    NY Daily News 07/07/2010 - 14:18

    Last Wednesday, the House Agricultural Committee approved House Resolution 4645, which would lift the travel, the only country in the world to which the U.S. government prohibits visits by its visitors.

  9. Spy vs... Lawyer?

    MotherJones07/07/2010 - 14:03

    How human rights advocates investigating torture ended up snooping on the CIA—and in hot water with the feds.

  10. Justices uphold a ban on aiding terror groups

    New York Times07/07/2010 - 11:42

    Free speech challenge: 'material support' held to be illegal, even if it seems benign