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Most states shut down their debtors’ prisons more than 100 years ago; in 2005, Harpersville, Alabama, opened one back up.
International law can be a powerful advocacy tool for improving economic and social policy.
As Senator Feinstein has revealed, the CIA will not only stall but even spy on Congress to impede its investigation of wrongdoing.
Villainizing sex workers won’t improve their lives. Basic labor rights will.
Anti-gay laws in Nigeria and Uganda provoke outrage in the US—but Cameroon has quietly been locking up LGBT people for years with little international notice.
Robert MacLean, a US Air Marshal fired for allegedly leaking sensitive government documents, is just trying to get his job back. For the rest of us, his case has much more profound implications.
Britain’s citizenship deprivation processes may help obscure the Obama administration’s willingness to kill and kidnap Britons.
Resolving this injustice could open doors for diplomacy between the US and North Korea.
All parties involved share responsibility for the failure of negotiations and the escalation of violence in Ukraine.
Prominent lawyers from Obama's home state of Illinois urge the president to shutter the infamous, illegal prison.
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