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 firstname.lastname@example.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)
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.
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.
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.
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.