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"The federal appeals court in Washington, D.C., has just slammed the Guantánamo gate shut," writes Greenhouse. (Photo: Alex Brandon/AP) Views
A Court Just Slammed the Guantánamo Gate Shut
Does the public care about the 40 remaining inmates with no obvious end to their imprisonment?
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Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden speaks on the fourth night of the Democratic National Convention from the Chase Center on August 20, 2020 in Wilmington, Delaware. (Photo: Win McNamee/Getty Images) Views
Twin Imperatives: Defeat President Trump This Fall, Challenge President Biden from Day One
This is our political crossroads.
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'Very Bad News for Trump' as Federal Judge Rejects His Claim That Tax Records Subpoena Amounts to 'Harassment'
"The grand jury is getting its hands on those tax returns."
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Denounced as Going 'Too Far' When Sanders Said It—American Bar Association Backs Full Voting Rights for Incarcerated People
"This Resolution follows a long American Bar Association tradition affirming and supporting the expansion of Americans' right to vote."
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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) listens to a question at a campaign event in Portsmouth, N.H., Monday, Feb. 18, 2019. (Photo: AP/Elise Amendola) Views
Newsweek Should Disavow Racist Insinuation That Kamala Harris Is Not a Citizen
It is an effort, based on the most far-fetched legal speculation, to assert that Harris is literally not an American because her parents were immigrants.
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'Vital Democracy Reform' Takes Hit in Oregon After US Supreme Court Undermines Another Ballot Initiative
A state-level effort to put redistricting in the hands of the people amid the pandemic was set back after the nation's highest court intervened.
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Prohibited From Holding Police Officer to Account, Federal Judge Calls on Supreme Court to Overturn 'Qualified Immunity'
"Those who violate the constitutional rights of our citizens must be held accountable. When that day comes we will be one step closer to that more perfect Union."
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As Prisons Across US Report Surge in Covid-19 Cases, Supreme Court Rules Jail Does Not Have to Provide Basic Protections to Inmates
" There is no legal principle justifying this stay. The only 'principle' animating it is the belief of the Republican appointees to the Court that prisoners are subhuman."
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Rights Groups Raise Alarm Over Upcoming Supreme Court Case That Could Turn US Into 'Safe Haven' for Abusive Corporations
"Rather than work to stop child slavery, Nestle and Cargill want legal immunity to continue profiting from child slavery."
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In 'Disheartening' Ruling, US Supreme Court Halts Citizen Initiative to Fund Education in Idaho
The order is the latest in a string of opinions overruling lower court orders to relax state election procedures due to Covid-19
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