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Marcia Coyle’s damning study of the Roberts Court’s conservative agenda.
What is the NSA doing with your metadata?
Just as the Assange saga consumes too much of Alex Gibney’s film, so today’s Snowden obsession deflects attention away from our sprawling surveillance state.
The five uncontrollable urges of a secrecy-surveillance world.
Nearly five decades after Bloody Sunday in Selma, he’s in the fight of his life, as the Supreme Court threatens to overturn his signature achievement.
Search engine executives warn about invasive government surveillance, but the digital arms trade begins with their own technologies.
That’s the unanimous conclusion of a nonpartisan task force. It should teach us not to overreact to the Boston bombings.
Gay rights advocates were hoping that the Court would issue a broad ruling, but the justices seem most concerned with issues of standing.
In its historic decision, the Supreme Court ruled that poor people have a right to a lawyer. But today, our system of indigent defense is shameful.
Section 5 is as necessary today as it was in 1965, when Alabama state troopers beat freedom marchers in Selma.