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)
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.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
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.
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.
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.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Pam's House Blend
In No-Fly List Lawsuit by American Muslims, DOJ Argues 'No...
The United States Justice Department has moved to dismiss a lawsuit in which American Muslims allege that that twenty-five law enforcement officials, particularly FBI agents, had them placed on the No Fly List after they refused to become government informants in their community.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
UN Investigation of Israel should go beyond war crimes to include genocide says Micheal Ratner
Our moving truck came today for our move from Massachusetts to Florida. We had so much stuff that we filled this giant truck up so they are going to need to send a second one tomorrow which was supposed to be reserved for post truck cleaning.
Religion News Service
NYPD Muslim surveillance should concern atheists, too
For the last two weeks of July, Faitheist is being guest hosted by Sarah Jones , Communications Associate for Americans United for Separation of Church and State.