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  • No-fly list a Kafkaesque web

    " Jameel Algibhah lives in the Bronx, but his wife and three daughters are in Yemen. He has not been able to see them for seven years. Awais Sajjad lives in New Jersey, but his grandmother,…

  • Rejected professor Salaita wants U. of I. job or else he'll sue

    "CHAMPAIGN — Professor Steven Salaita, whose job offer was rescinded by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign because of his controversial social media comments about Israel, called on the school Tuesday to give him his…

  • Activists Press Challenge Over 'Animal Enterprise Terrorism' Law

    Activists Press Challenge Over 'Animal Enterprise Terrorism' Law Jamie Schuman, Supreme Court Brief September 3, 2014 A First Amendment challenge to the Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act is now before the U.S. Supreme Court, claiming that the law…

  • Anatomy of Ferguson’s Police Riot

    It was Sunday evening and we were on Florissant Avenue in Ferguson, where community members gather in mourning and protest every day, a few blocks from where Michael Brown was killed. Their demands are basic;…

  • Fear for the First: Is Activist Speech Terrorism?

    By Leighton Woodhouse On Monday, the Center for Constitutional Rights filed a request to the U.S. Supreme Court for judicial review of Blum v. Holder, a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act.…

  • Stop-and-Frisk Appeal

    The City of New York tried to close out a bitter and racially divisive chapter in the city’s history on Wednesday when it filed a motion to withdraw its appeal of a federal court ruling…

  • Anti-Israel tweets cost professor new job at University of Illinois, rep says

    A pro-Palestinian college professor's tenure offer at the University of Illinois was allegedly rescinded after he made anti-Israel tweets about the war in Gaza. Dr. Steven Salaita's case "is sort of unprecedented in a way," said…