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  1. 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.

  2. 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

  3. 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.

  4. 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

  5. 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.

  6. 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,…

  7. 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.

  8. 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…

  9. Justices Wade Back into Terror Cases

    National Law Journal03/19/2010 - 12:49

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

  10. Power to Prosecute Police Goes to Civilians. Again.

    The New York Times03/19/2010 - 12:38

    Police Commissioner Raymond W. Kelly gave lawyers from the Civilian Review Board, the independent agency that investigates allegations of police abuse,  authority to prosecute police officers in cases now handled exclusively by the department's lawyers.…