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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.
As I write, several days before the election, Congress's last-minute effort to enact the 9/11 Commission's recommendations appears to have stalled, largely because of disagreement over the scope
Media monopolists were dealt a rare setback when the Philadelphia-based US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit blocked implementation of last year's decision by the Federal Communications Comm
Bush has declared that tort reform will be a major part of his