Nation Topics - The Courts
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A conversation with the author of Ordinary Injustice about why the right to trial is no protection against a shoddy legal system.
The Ninth Circuit rules that John Ashcroft can be held accountable for the "paradigm of prevention" that led to unlawful detainment of a US citizen.
The conservatives ensconced on the Supreme Court are set to uphold draconian ID requirements on voters that will redefine electoral politics in America.
How did the American criminal justice system go so wrong?
When lawmakers and the media failed to hold the Bush Administration to account, it was left to bureaucrats to defend the integrity of government.
Sports figures are joining the crusade to free a Louisiana man convicted as a teenager of a murder he didn't commit.
Judges' ability to discriminate against expert witnesses has ended up empowering large corporations.
A Palestinian professor caught in the US legal system needs all the support we can muster, as respect for constitutional freedoms sinks ever lower.
It's now up to the Supreme Court or the Democratic Congress to overturn the Military Commissions Act and restore our right to habeas corpus.
Blackwater USA has a new attorney to defend it against a wrongful death
lawsuit by families of four contractors killed in Iraq: Kenneth Starr.
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