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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.