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  1. Suit targets ICE's "Secure Communities"

    By Diana Washington Valdez  for El Paso Times06/03/2010 - 14:26

    The Center for Constitutional Rights filed suit Tuesday seeking records about the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's Secure Communities program.

  2. Democracy Now! suing local law enforcement over RNC arrests

    By Paul Schmelzer for The Minnesota Independent06/03/2010 - 14:24

    Democracy Now’s Amy Goodman was among 46 journalists arrested or detained during the 2008 Republican National Convention, and now she’s among plaintiffs suing law enforcement in Minneapolis, St. Paul and Ramsey County as well as…

  3. White House begins finalizing list of high court candidates

    CNN06/03/2010 - 14:21

    The White House has begun finalizing its list of potential nominees for the upcoming Supreme Court vacancy, with many senior administration officials privately urging the president to name someone with a proven, "reliable" liberal record,…

  4. Feds sued over immigration enforcement program

    By David Sherfinski for The Washington Examiner 06/03/2010 - 14:19

    Advocacy groups are suing the federal government to uncover records related to the Secure Communities program, which has come under fire locally this week for a case involving a Prince George's County woman. Under the program,…

  5. Journalists file lawsuit in GOP convention arrests

    AP06/03/2010 - 14:17

    Amy Goodman, host of the syndicated "Democracy Now!" news program, and two of her producers filed suit against the cities of St. Paul and Minneapolis and other defendants Wednesday over their arrests while covering the…

  6. High court contender Kagan brings reputation for consensus-building

    CNN06/03/2010 - 14:16

    Those bipartisan skills, and her limited public comments on hot-button issues, have generally kept Republican criticism at bay andput the 50-year-old experienced lawyer and policy-maker near the top of the contenders for nomination to the…

  7. BRAINROOM: Background on Elena Kagan

    FOXnews06/03/2010 - 14:14

  8. Got Condoms? You Can Be Arrested in New York

    By Diana Scholl for RHRealitycheck.org06/03/2010 - 14:12

    With New York State promoting condoms as an essential tool to stopping the spread of HIV/AIDS, one would think carrying condoms wouldn’t be cause for arrest. One would be wrong. Under New York State law,…

  9. Reaction to Kagan's nomination swift, muted

    Star Tribune 06/03/2010 - 14:10

    Reaction to Elena Kagan's Supreme Court nomination was swift but generally muted, as lawmakers, activists, advocates and pundits promised a thorough examination of her views. Though one Republican senator immediately opposed her nomination, the GOP stopped…

  10. Isolated in Federal Communication Management Units, Silenced Voices Need Ours

    Andy Stepanian for The Huffington Post06/03/2010 - 14:08

    There are 70 other men in situations like Abu-Sayyaf's split between the populace at the Marion CMU facility and a second CMU facility in Terre Haute, Indiana. These are 70 stories of doctors allegedly breaching…