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  1. Rhonda Copelon, Lawyer in Groundbreaking Rights Cases Dies, 65

    by Dennis Hevesi for The New York Times06/03/2010 - 13:10

    Obituary for Rhonda Copelon

  2. Obama Speech Convinces Reid

    AP06/03/2010 - 13:01

    In his speech today, President Obama defended his commitment to closing Guantanamo, a plan Democrats roundly rejected in the Senate earlier this week—but it's unclear how many people he convinced.

  3. House Panel Deals Gitmo Closure a Major Setback

    By Spencer Ackerman for The Washington Independent06/03/2010 - 12:59

    Move Prohibits Use of Defense Department Money to Buy a New Detention Facility

  4. Judge Denies Habeas Petition Of An Ill And Abused Libyan Detained At Guantanamo

    By Andy Worthington for The Public Record06/03/2010 - 12:57

    On April 20, unnoticed by any media outlet whatsoever, a Libyan prisoner at Guantánamo, Omar Mohammed Khalifh (also identified as Omar Abu Bakr) lost his habeas corpus petition.

  5. Taking On Guantánamo

    By Douglas S. Malan for  Connecticut Law Tribune06/03/2010 - 12:54

    Elizabeth Gilson endured ‘bumpy ride’ in battle for brothers’ release

  6. Hashmi: Finally, a Trial!

    by: William Fisher, t r u t h o u t06/03/2010 - 12:51

    Syed Fahad Hashmi: after close to three years in solitary confinement in a federal detention center in New York City, the 29-year-old Queens-born American citizen will finally get his day in court.

  7. Aid Poor and War Weary in Pakistan

    By Kathy Kelly and Joshua Brollierfor Counterpunch.org06/03/2010 - 12:43

    "The United States bears a huge responsibility to make reparations to people of Afghanistan and Pakistan after pursuing nearly 10 years of destructive warfare that has destabilized both countries. There is a looming fear that,…

  8. The Land for Our Museum is a Parking Lot, Not a Cemetery

    Los Angeles Times03/19/2010 - 13:09

    Marvin Hier supports the construction of the Wiesenthal Center over the historic Mamilla Cemetery in Jerusalem.

  9. Activist's High Court Case Will Test Anti-Terrorism Law

    Los Angeles Times03/19/2010 - 13:00

    Activist Ralph Fertig is the lead plaintiff in a Supreme Court case set to determine whether "speaking out on behalf of an oppressed foreign minority-represented by a group that's been deemed a terrorist organization by…

  10. Justices Wade Back into Terror Cases

    National Law Journal03/19/2010 - 12:49

    High court tackles First Amendment challenge to material-support ban.