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2014/08/28 16:14
2014/08/28 16:14
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A Mississippi school district has agreed to stop having prayers and sermons at mandatory faculty convocations after an atheist group threatened to sue them. The Washington, D.C.-based American...
2014/08/28 16:14
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2014/08/23 22:05
2014/08/23 22:05
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The National Lawyers Guild (NLG), Center for Constitutional Rights, International Association of Democratic Lawyers, Arab Lawyers Union, and American Association of Jurists (Asociacion Americana de...
2014/08/21 15:11
2014/08/21 15:11
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The firing of Professor Steven Salaita highlights infringements on academic freedom in the US. 'One wonders why it is that critics of Israel are particularly vulnerable to attack,' writes Palumbo-Liu...
2014/08/21 04:34
2014/08/21 04:34
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Lawyers for so-called Australian Taliban David Hicks — the first man to trade a Guantánamo guilty plea for his freedom — appealed that conviction Wednesday in an argument that invokes a civilian-court...
2014/08/19 16:48
2014/08/19 16:48
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At this point, it would be safe to assume that the black community in Ferguson, Missouri is probably feeling poorly represented by its elected officials. Over a week’s worth of unrestrained police...
2014/08/14 23:43
2014/08/14 23:43
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SWAT teams and angry protesters have clashed in a small St. Louis suburb following the death of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown. The eruption of protests and violence has been a long time coming....
2014/08/14 04:28
2014/08/14 04:28
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Steven Salaita/via FacebookSteven Salaita has tweeted hundreds of times about the conflict in Gaza and condemned the actions of Israel. The University of Illinois dropped a hire just days before he...
2014/08/12 17:53
2014/08/12 17:53
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Nathaniel Zelinsky claims Professor Steven Salaita should not have been hired to teach at the University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign. He feels that Salaita's vocal and acerbic tweets against Israel...
2014/08/12 14:26
2014/08/12 14:26
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President Obama admits that U.S. authorities engaged in torture during the “war on terror” but he has taken no action to hold the torturers accountable and even elevated one of its defenders, John...
2014/08/09 13:15
2014/08/09 13:15
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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...
2014/08/07 22:45
2014/08/07 22:45
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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...
2014/08/07 16:21
2014/08/07 16:21
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NEW YORK (AP) — New York City asked a federal appeals court Wednesday to drop the city's appeals and lift the stay of a judge's ruling that its police stop-and-frisk tactic sometimes discriminates...
2014/08/05 14:26
2014/08/05 14:26
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After World War II, the U.S. government was the champion of international law and human rights, but a selective application of those rules – shielding U.S. actions and those of allies like Israel –...
2014/08/02 23:36
2014/08/02 23:36
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The 25th anniversary conference for the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests opened here as you would expect for any organization reaching a milestone. Leading members highlighted moments for...
2014/07/31 15:05
2014/07/31 15:05
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... the editor: Re-submitting as suggested] Bill Quiqley renown law professor and Associate Legal Director of Center for Constitutional Rights concludes in his topical 4th of July article, Sixty Five...
2014/07/31 01:10
2014/07/31 01:10
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NEW YORK (AP) — Police unions lost their bid Wednesday to challenge a ruling concluding that New York City's stop-and-frisk tactics are sometimes discriminatory, moving the city a step closer toward...
2014/07/30 22:10
2014/07/30 22:10
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NEW YORK - Today, federal District Judge Analisa Torres rejected the attempts of several police unions to intervene in Floyd v. City of New York, the landmark stop-and-frisk class action lawsuit filed...
2014/07/25 17:05
2014/07/25 17:05
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Originally posted at PopularResistance.org An interview with Jason Leopold. There are many crimes committed in the pursuit of, or as an accessory to, the crimes of US Foreign Policy. I'm not exactly...
2014/08/28 16:14
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