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  1. 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.…

  2. 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…

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. Torture Memos Draw No Sanctions

    Los Angeles Times03/12/2010 - 16:10

    The Office of Professional Responsibility makes no suggestions for holding accountable the former Bush administration lawyers who issued legal memos authorizing waterboarding, John C. Yoo and Jay S. Bybee, in its final investigative report.  

  6. Groups: Congress Knew About Torture

    USA Today03/12/2010 - 15:37

    Recently released secret C.I.A. documents reveal that members of Congress were aware that suspected terrorists were tortured.

  7. Uighur Gitmo Case Dropped

    The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette03/12/2010 - 15:24

    The Supreme Court decides not to immediately hear Uighur case.

  8. Destroying CIA Tapes Wasn't Opposed, Memos Say

    The New York Times03/09/2010 - 13:14

    Memos from a closed briefing in 2003 show there was no opposition to CIA plan to destroy videotapes of brutal interrogations.

  9. Right to Free Speech Collides With Fight Against Terror

    New York Times 02/12/2010 - 14:18

    Ralph D. Fertig, a 79-year-old civil rights lawyer, says he would like to help a militant Kurdish group in Turkey find peaceful ways to achieve its goals. But he fears prosecution under a law banning…

  10. Museum Creates New Jerusalem Divide

    New York Times 02/12/2010 - 14:14

    In a dispute that reflects the religious and political divides in this contested city, representatives of long-established Palestinian families petitioned the United Nations on Wednesday for help in trying to stop Israel and the Simon…