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2015/03/05 16:49
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Police reform advocates expressed cautious optimism this week over a new set of guidelines for when New York City police officers can stop and frisk people on the street, a reform aimed at reining in...
2015/03/05 16:49
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2015/03/05 16:10
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WASHINGTON - Esteemed professor and intellectual Dr. Cornel West has cancelled a high-profile lecture at the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign in support of a boycott of the university over...
2015/03/03 20:03
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A grand jury decision not to indict a New York policeman over a fatal chokehold underscores how difficult it is to charge an officer in the United States, even when the tactic appears to contradict...
2015/03/02 18:52
2015/03/02 18:52
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The 1999 class action lawsuit, Daniels, et al. v. The City of New York, addressed racial profiling and unlawful stop and frisks performed by the department. Among other requirements, the court ruled...
2015/03/01 10:09
2015/03/01 10:09
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NEW YORK � The lecture hall had filled quickly. Several students wore keffiyehs, the traditional Palestinian headscarves, while another sat draped in the Israeli flag. It was time for a ritual that...
2015/02/19 18:10
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CHICAGO - Today, attorneys from the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) urged a federal court to dismiss a terrorism indictment against two animal rights activists alleged to have freed thousands...
2015/02/19 13:42
2015/02/19 13:42
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Two animal rights activists who have served prison terms for releasing mink and foxes from fur farms in the US midwest are facing federal charges that could see them sentenced to a further 10 years...
2015/02/19 04:15
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He was the first detainee at Guantanamo to be convicted in a military commission, and now his conviction has been thrown out. A U.S. military appeals court on Wednesday vacated the conviction of...
2015/02/18 21:53
2015/02/18 21:53
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WASHINGTON — An appeals court on Wednesday set aside the guilty plea of former Guantanamo detainee David Hicks, an Australia native who was held captive amid other alleged terrorists for nearly six...
2015/02/14 04:20
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URBANA — Controversial professor Steven Salaita will be able to pursue his Freedom of Information Act lawsuit against the University of Illinois for refusing to release documents about his...
2015/02/06 22:17
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ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) � A defense contractor that supplied interrogators to the notorious Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq argued Friday that it can't be sued for abuses that occurred there because its...
2015/02/05 21:34
2015/02/05 21:34
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MIAMI (AP) - One of the few convictions at a military court at the U.S. base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, appears to be on shaky ground. Prosecutors concede in a legal filing that the conviction of...
2015/01/31 09:06
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WikiLeaks on Monday criticized Google for failing to swiftly inform the secrets-spilling group about U.S. search warrants issued seeking emails and other personal information from three of its...
2015/01/30 16:30
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A professor is suing the University of Illinois, after being sacked for tweeting a series of anti-Israel remarks. Professor Steven Salaita had a job offer rescinded by the University of Illinois at...
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