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What's Next for Albert Woodfox of the Angola 3? (tags)
A federal appeals court just delivered a crushing blow to prisoners' rights. Yesterday, a ruling by a federal appeals court ensured that for the forseeable future, Albert Woodfox will remain right where he has been for the last three decades: in a 6 x 9 cell in the heart of America’s largest and most notorious prison.
Southern Injustice: Herman Wallace of the Angola 3 (tags)
Convicted of murder in a deeply flawed trial, Herman Wallace has spent nearly 37 years in solitary confinement. Will new evidence finally lead to his release?
BTL:Filibuster is Last Hope for Opponents of Alito Supreme Court Confirmation (tags)
Interview with Kim Gandy, president of the National Organization for Women, conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris
BTL:Progressive Groups Fear Radical Right Supreme Court Shift if Alito Confirmed (tags)
Interview with Marjorie Cohn, professor at Thomas Jefferson School of Law, conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris
BTL:Library Challenge to Patriot Act Gag Rule Appealed to Supreme Court (tags)
Interview with Michael Gorman, president of the American Library Association, conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris
Roberts' bad decision (tags)
JUST FOUR DAYS before the Bush administration named John G. Roberts Jr. to fill retiring Justice Sandra Day O'Connor's seat on the Supreme Court, the District of Columbia federal appeals court decided a case called Hamdan vs. Rumsfeld. In a crucial victory for the administration, the court upheld President Bush's creation of special military tribunals for trials of alleged terrorists and denied them the protection of the Geneva Convention. Roberts was one of the judges who decided that case, but he should have recused himself.
Should the Supreme Court Clean Up Its Own Mess? (tags)
The justices have destroyed all the rules, customs, and traditions that used to restrain gerrymanders. The results: a few more liberal black and Hispanic members; a lot more conservative Republicans; and a lot fewer moderate Democrats.
Insights to NESARA, Prosperity Programs, and Reality, Important read! (tags)
Insights to NESARA, Prosperity Programs, and Reality, the constitution could be law again!
BTL:Supreme Court Turns Back White House Attack on Affirmative Action (tags)
Interview with Lani Guinier, Harvard University professor of law, conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris
High court upholds affirmative action (tags)
WASHINGTON – The grassroots movement that marched and rallied in defense of affirmative action over the last decade hailed the Supreme Court’s 5 to 4 decision, June 23, upholding race-conscious admissions programs at the University of Michigan (U-M) Law School. Wade Henderson, executive secretary of the Leadership Conference on Civil Rights (LCCR), called it “a great victory for America.”