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February 26, 2010
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Cross-posted from Huffington Post. For anyone hoping the Justice Department would commit to further investigation of the latest evidence that White House officials instructed their lawyers to find...
February 26, 2010
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  Washington, DC Human Rights First today urged United Nations member states to block ongoing efforts to establish new norms that prohibit defamation of religion, a measure the group notes...
February 25, 2010
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SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT: Author responds to your questions live on Facebook, Friday at 3:00 Cross-posted from Huffington Post. At 10 a.m. on Friday, February 26, the Senate Judiciary Committee will...
February 25, 2010
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Washington, D.C. Human Rights First today urged members of the Senate Judiciary Committee to address questions that remain unanswered following the release of Department of Justice's Office of...
February 24, 2010
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Cross-posted at Huffington Post. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) likes to tout his experience as a former military lawyer. Graham apparently thinks this makes him sound more convincing when he goes...
February 24, 2010
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by Yuri Dzhibladze, President of the Center for the Development of Democracy and Human Rights, a Russian public policy and advocacy NGO. Yuri met with President Obama prior to the Human Rights...
February 23, 2010
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Cross-posted at Huffington Post. Among the many striking aspects of the Justice Department’s recently-released ethics report on the creation of the “torture memos” are the repeated indications that...
February 23, 2010
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By Renée Schomp, Law and SecurityIt’s too terrifying to be true: we now have one of America’s most recent (self-appointed) torture apologist darlings, former Bush administration speechwriter Marc...
February 23, 2010
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By Joelle FissPennoyer Fellow - Fighting Hate CrimesCrossposted from Huffington PostA year ago today, on February 23, 2009, Robert Csorba, a 27-year-old man of Roma origin, and his almost-5-year-old...
February 23, 2010
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The long-awaited Office of Professional Responsibility’s (OPR) report investigating the now infamous “torture memos” written by former Bush administration attorneys John Yoo (now a professor at UC...

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