The Persecution of Sami Al-Arian The Persecution of Sami Al-Arian

The US government's shameful auto-da-fé of Sami Al-Arian enters a new phase.

Jul 2, 2008 / Beat the Devil / Alexander Cockburn

Supreme Politics Supreme Politics

The Supreme Court's final rulings remind us that civil rights and a sane vision of the Constitution rest with the next President's judicial appointments.

Jul 2, 2008 / Editorial / The Editors

Perversion of Justice Perversion of Justice

A scathing new report confirms some of our worst fears about Bush Administration's politicization of the Justice Department.

Jun 27, 2008 / Feature / Emily Berman

Bugliosi v. Bush Bugliosi v. Bush

The famed prosecutor wants to see the President tried for murder in an American courtroom.

Jun 19, 2008 / Feature / Brett Story

A Blow Against Gitmo A Blow Against Gitmo

By a single vote, the Supreme Court stood up to an Administration that has declared war on the rule of law.

Jun 19, 2008 / Editorial / David Cole

Fathers and Sons Fathers and Sons

A teacher discovers that sixty years after its publication, Alan Paton's Cry, the Beloved Country still stirs deep emotions about fathers and errant sons.

Jun 12, 2008 / Feature / Joseph H. Cooper

Supreme Court Deals Death Blow to Gitmo Supreme Court Deals Death Blow to Gitmo

The Supreme Court delivers a dramatic blow to the President's lawless detention policies, overturns an effort by the previous Congress to eliminate the right of habeas corpus and s...

Jun 12, 2008 / Feature / Jonathan Hafetz

Thin ICE Thin ICE

In its zeal, the federal immigration agency has been deporting US citizens.

Jun 5, 2008 / Feature / Jacqueline Stevens

Congress: Stop Funding Torture Congress: Stop Funding Torture

In an open letter to Senator Harry Reid and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, lawyers, clergy and human rights activists voice alarm at mounting evidence of torture and human rights viol...

Jun 2, 2008 / Feature / The Nation

Polygamists’ Kids in Their Own Private Gitmo Polygamists’ Kids in Their Own Private Gitmo

A mass detention. Vague legal charges. Emotional abuse. Hostile overseers. This isn't Guantánamo--it's Texas. And the victims are children the state wants to protect.

May 28, 2008 / Feature / Richard Wexler