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  1. Updated: Salaita files federal lawsuit against UI

    News Gazette01/29/2015 - 01:00

    "Embattled professor Steven Salaita has filed a lawsuit against the University of Illinois to force the campus to hire him and compensate him for lost income and damages to his reputation. ..." Read the full piece…

  2. Salaita sues donors for ‘injecting’ themselves into U of Illinois decision, threatening to withhold gifts unless he was fired

    Mondoweiss01/29/2015 - 01:00

    "In a suit against the administration of the University of Illinois seeking his reinstatement as a professor at the school, scholar Steven Salaita also sued unnamed “John Doe donors” of the university for…

  3. “’New’ Rules for the BOP’s Experiment in Social Isolation”

    Huffington Post01/29/2015 - 01:00

    "Last week, the federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) quietly published a final rule governing conditions and policies at the Communications Management Units (CMUs) -- two highly restrictive prison units that segregate certain prisoners …

  4. U.S. Acknowledges Conviction of David Hicks, Guantanamo Detainee, Should Not Stand

    Pro Publica01/28/2015 - 01:00

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  5. Another Kind of Isolation

    The Marshall Project01/28/2015 - 01:00

    "In 2006 and 2008, the Bureau of Prisons quietly created new restrictive units for terrorists or other inmates they feared might coordinate crimes from behind bars. The Communication Management Units (CMUs) were designed to more…

  6. Column: Do we care about our prisoners in solitary confinement?

    The Oneida Daily Dispatch, Nat Hentoff01/28/2015 - 01:00

    "More than once, the late Supreme Court Justice William Brennan told me: “This nation will not be civilized until it ends the death penalty.” But how civilized are we now, when, according to extended research…

  7. Washington supreme court hears arguments on Olympia co-op’s boycott of Israeli goods

    Electronic Intifada01/21/2015 - 01:00

    "The Washington State Supreme Court heard oral arguments on Tuesday in the case against sixteen current and former members of the 

  8. The Startlingly Serene Paintings of an 11-Year Guantanamo Prisoner

    Gawker01/21/2015 - 01:00

    "Djamel Ameziane was imprisoned at Guantanamo Bay from 2002 to 2013.

  9. Peeking into Guantanamo, Through a Detainee’s Art

    Hyperallergic01/21/2015 - 01:00

    "A spray of leaves from a metal vase is set against a rich blue wall. In the reflection of the vase, we see hints of windows overlooking greenery and the sea: it is a still…

  10. Appeals court hears arguments over surveillance of Muslims

    Philadelphia Inquirer01/15/2015 - 01:00

    "Federal judges in Philadelphia raised questions Tuesday about a New York Police Department surveillance program that critics say unfairly targeted Muslim communities after 9/11. ..." Read the full piece here.