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Thursday Aug 21 | The Common Ills

First Gitmo Conviction Invalidated By New Ruling, Attorneys Say

The Center for Constitutional Rights issued the following : Material Support Not a War Crime press@ccrjustice.org August 20, 2014, Washington, D.C. - Today, the Center for Constitutional Rights and co-counsel Joseph Margulies filed a motion asking the Court of Military Commission Review to vacate former GuantA¡namo prisoner David Hicks's conviction ... (more)

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Prison, Charitable Organizations, US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp

Thursday Aug 21 | Media Matters for America

Right-Wing Media Continue To Decry Ferguson Residents Registering To Vote

Right-wing media are parroting local Republican officials and criticizing voter registration drives in Ferguson, Missouri, the site of intense protests after the death of unarmed teenager Michael Brown.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, US News, Missouri, Activism, Charitable Organizations

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Common Dreams

Ten Facts About Police Violence in Ferguson Sunday Night

Demonstrators in Ferguson, Missouri have stood firm in their protests against excessive force and a pattern of harrassment by local police officers.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

Institute for Public Accuracy

ICC and Israel: Claims of Genocide and the Means to Stop It

Michael Ratner, president emeritus of the Center for Constitutional Rights recently had a piece titled " UN's Investigation of Israel Should Go Beyond War Crimes to Genocide ," in which he states that the actions by Israel in Gaza fit the legal definition of genocide under the convention.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Charitable Organizations, Palestinian Territories, Ohio State University

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Courthouse News Service

Police Union Out of Stop-and-Frisk Remedies Case

The New York City Police Department's union cannot intervene in a settlement reforming stop-and-frisk policies found to discriminate against blacks and Latinos in a landmark ruling last year, a federal judge said in a pair of rulings on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Charitable Organizations, New York, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, New York Government

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