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  1. Ugandan Parliament Approves Antigay Law

    The New York Times 12/20/2013 - 12:02

    By ALAN COWELL Published: December 20, 2013 LONDON — After years of argument that has drawn ferocious condemnation from outsiders like President Obama, the Ugandan Parliament approved legislation on Friday introducing harsher punishment — including life imprisonment…

  2. Ten Steps Bill de Blasio and Bill Bratton Should Take to Fix Stop-and-Frisk

    The Nation12/20/2013 - 01:00

    Ten Steps Bill de Blasio and Bill Bratton Should Take to Fix Stop-and-Frisk

  3. Unions Should Rethink Opposition: Stop-and-Frisk Reforms In Cops’ Best Interests

    The Chief by Anthony Miranda, Executive Chairman of the National Latino Officers Association and retired NYPD officer12/16/2013 - 01:00

    The struggle over New York City’s stop-and-frisk practices has been a long and dramatic one, played out in the streets, in the City Council and, of late, in a series of highly unusual court maneuvers…

  4. Be Our Guest: Stop-and-frisk policing must come to a halt

    Daily News by New York City Council Member Oliver Koppel12/15/2013 - 01:00

    New Yorkers have expressed their displeasure with the excessive use of stop-and-frisk by the Bloomberg administration.   Voters were moved by this issue in the recent citywide election, a federal court ruled the administration’s use of the…

  5. Keep a Close Eye on Honduran Elections Sunday

    Huffington Post11/22/2013 - 13:35

    By Pamela Spees, Senior Attorney with the CCR who has filed cases in the U.S. related to the 2009 Honduras coup.

  6. New Report Should Put the Freeze on Bloomberg's Hot Air About the Efficacy of Stop-and-Frisk

    Huffington Post11/22/2013 - 13:29

    For over a decade, New Yorkers from all walks of life have brought this to Mayor Bloomberg's attention time and time again: the NYPD's stop-and-frisk practices are not only racially biased and harmful to communities,…

  7. Judges Decline to Reverse Stop-and-Frisk Ruling, All but Ending Mayor’s Fight

    New York Times11/22/2013 - 12:55

    A federal appeals panel on Friday denied a request by lawyers for New York that it overturn a judge’s sweeping ruling on the Police Department’s stop-and-frisk practices, all but ending the Bloomberg administration’s ability to…

  8. Obama’s failure of leadership on Guantánamo

    The Hill11/19/2013 - 12:55

    By J. Wells Dixon As Congress begins debate on the 2014 defense authorization bill this week, both the president and the legislature have an opportunity to make meaningful progress toward closing Guantánamo and ending the human…

  9. Abu Ghraib Torture Survivors Fight on Against Military Contractors

    Huffington Post 11/06/2013 - 15:31

    By Laura Raymond, Advocacy Program Manager at the Center for Constitutional Rights Can you travel abroad, commit war crimes and then return home and continue on with your life as if nothing happened? If you are…

  10. In defense of Judge Scheindlin

    Daily News by John A. Eterno11/06/2013 - 01:00

    Her integrity has been unfairly smeared in the wake of the stop-and-frisk ruling   Last Thursday, three federal appeals court judges removed Judge Shira Scheindlin from the well- known stop-and-frisk case, Floyd vs. City of New York.   They need to…