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  1. Appeals court won't let NYPD unions try to block de Blasio on stop-and-frisk

    Newsday10/31/2014 - 00:00

    "A federal appeals court on Friday rebuffed an effort by NYPD unions to keep alive an appeal of a ruling that found police stop-and-frisk practices unconstitutional and ordered reforms. ..."

  2. Circuit Rejects Police Union Role in 'Stop and Frisk'

    New York Law Journal10/31/2014 - 00:00

    "New York City police unions protesting the city's agreement to settle lawsuits on stop-and-frisk practices waited too long before trying to insert themselves into the high-profile litigation, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second…

  3. New York City Can Finally Move Ahead With Stop-And-Frisk Settlement

    Huffington Post10/31/2014 - 00:00

    "NEW YORK -- Lawmakers and advocates rejoiced Friday after a federal appeals court

  4. US deploys DU aircraft to Middle East

    aljazeera.com 10/29/2014 - 17:33

    As United Nations is called upon to ban Depleted Uranium the US again deploys DU-ready A-10 aircraft to the Middle East. This month, the US has deployed a type of aircraft to the Middle East responsible…

  5. Documents Show US Siding With Israel in Death of Its Own Citizen

    Truthout by Jessical Lee10/20/2014 - 00:00

    "When it comes to this summer's Israeli bombardment of Gaza and the slaughter of more than 2,000 Palestinians, including 500 children, it's easy to wonder if American apologists for Israeli atrocities are living in an…

  6. Universal Jurisdiction: Accountability for U.S. Torture

    Huffington Post By Dima Khalidi, Director of Palestine Solidarity Legal Support and Cooperating Counsel with the Center for Constitutional Rights10/09/2014 - 00:00

    The U.S. Attorney filed an extraordinary motion this week in the controversial prosecution of Rasmea Odeh, seeking an order to empanel an anonymous jury and sequester jurors from protests occurring outside the Detroit courthouse so…

  7. De Blasio Administration Continues Attacks On Press Over NYPD Spying, Channeling Bloomberg

    The Intercept10/08/2014 - 00:00

    "Responding to a lawsuit alleging unlawful and unconstitutional police surveillance of Muslim communities, lawyers under New York Mayor Bill de Blasio have doubled down on the arguments of his predecessor, advancing the…

  8. Critics Say Mayor Soft on Reversing NYPD Muslim Surveillance Program

    NY110/08/2014 - 00:00

    "Civil rights advocates say the de Blasio administration appears to be supporting the NYPD's controversial surveillance of Muslim communities despite earlier attempts to distance itself from the program.  ..."

  9. City fights appeal of lawsuit against NYPD's surveillance of Muslims

    Daily News10/08/2014 - 00:00

    "The de Blasio administration filed the brief after two groups appealed a judge’s decision to toss a suit alleging the NYPD illegally spied on people at mosques, restaurants and school in New Jersey. But the…

  10. NYC's stance on Muslim surveillance suit blasted by civil rights advocates

    Associated Press10/07/2014 - 00:00

    "NEW YORK — Newly filed court papers show that the administration of Mayor Bill de Blasio is supporting the New York Police Department's discriminatory surveillance of Muslim communities in the city and elsewhere…