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Public knowledge and legal opinion have yet to catch up to the massive state spying enabled by new technologies.
How music plagiarism ruined a composer’s career and literally drove him mad.
The department’s emphasis on numbers and the union's cooperation has led to millions of suspicion-less stop-and-frisks.
An Israeli court absolved the state of responsibility for her death. But the memory of this courageous activist for Palestinian rights will help advance her cause.
The Google Books settlement is a forward-looking commercial joint venture that far exceeds the scope of the class-action lawsuit.
The trial for the murder of undocumented immigrant Francisco Javier Domínguez stripped him of his humanity. The retrial must not make the same mistake.
Judges' ability to discriminate against expert witnesses has ended up empowering large corporations.
Human rights organizations have coordinated an investigation into torture and an extensive defense of detainees, organizing lawyers who represent clients from nonprofits to oil and gas companies. But the issue of torture needs to transcend the legal world.
Congress has decided to grant the gun lobby its most fervent and irresponsible wish: blanket immunity from civil lawsuits.
As an attorney with the Center for Constitutional Rights, David Cole represents Maher Arar and Ahmed Abu Ali in their civil cases against the government.