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In one of its most important cases in decades, the Supreme Court on June
23 upheld the prerogative of colleges and universities to give
preferences to members of minority groups in admissions.

Speaking at a conference this winter on Internet crime, eBay.com's director of law enforcement and compliance, Joseph Sullivan, offered law-enforcement officials extensive access to personal cust

"Citizens have a compelling interest in ensuring that their government does not abuse one of its most awesome powers, the power to arrest and jail."

An unnecessary new law is used to undermine legitimate dissent.

Unocal's pipeline in Burma becomes a test case in corporate responsibility.

"We have to hold these people until we find out what is going on."
According to a report issued June 2 by the Justice Department's own
Inspector General, that's what Michael Chertoff, head of t

House Republicans anticipated smooth sailing for legislation to reauthorize the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy.

With the Bush Administration continuing to fill the federal courts with
right-wing judges, liberals have turned with renewed vigor to a strategy
that not only allows them to defeat individual n

Two major lawsuits--filed in the United States against multinational
corporations including GM, IBM and Citigroup for aiding and abetting
apartheid--are at a critical juncture.

Defying US policy, they save the lives of illegal migrants, a cup of water at a time.

Blogs

Obama’s Republican nominee for FBI chief is much less than the civil liberties hero he appears to be.

June 24, 2013

The OUR Walmart campaign alleges that multiple strikers are being retaliated against.

June 22, 2013

School districts feel immense pressure to test, but teachers and parents are beginning to fight back.

June 21, 2013

A class action lawsuit is challenging an ICE policy that violates the Fourth Amendment by holding citizens as undocumented immigrants. 

June 21, 2013

SEIU charges that the treatment of subcontracted security guards contradicts Google's motto.

June 20, 2013

Robert Greenwald’s new documentary chronicles the chokehold the national security state is exercising on our civic life.

June 20, 2013

In a 6-2 decision, the Court prohibited the government from requiring organizations to espouse specific ideas in order to receive funding.

June 20, 2013

With a Republican majority revolting against a pathway to citizenship, John Boehner may be the only one who can get the legislation back on track. 

June 20, 2013

The human rights activist who has organized protests against the ban on female drivers will serve ten months in jail for the crime of "inciting a woman against her husband."

June 19, 2013

Increased militarization of police forces led to the 7-year-old’s death. It’s time we all recognize that.

June 19, 2013