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Keeping Civilian Drone Deaths Secret Keeps Them Going

What’s behind Trump’s order reversing a transparency requirement to release information on civilian deaths?

By Hina Shamsi
March 15, 2019

Press Freedom Groups Urge Court to Uphold Core First Amendment Protection in DNC-Russia Lawsuit

The First Amendment protects Wikileaks from being sued over the release of the DNC’s hacked emails.

By Brett Max Kaufman, Carrie DeCell, Staff Attorney, Knight First Amendment Institute, Gabe Rottman, Director, Reporters Committee’s Technology and Press Freedom Project
March 13, 2019

California Halts the Use of the Death Penalty

Gov. Newsom’s moratorium on the use of the fatally flawed death penalty is the latest victory for the repeal movement.

By Cassandra Stubbs
March 13, 2019

The Government Is Detaining and Interrogating Journalists and Advocates at the US-Mexico Border

DHS created a list of people who were reporting on or working with the migrant caravan to flag for lengthy questioning at the U.S. border.

By Esha Bhandari, Hugh Handeyside
March 7, 2019

Kirstjen Nielsen Continues to Insist That There Is No Family Separation Policy

During her congressional testimony, Homeland Security Secretary Nielsen dodged questions about her department’s vicious border policies.

By Brian Tashman
March 6, 2019

The Dakota Access Pipeline Company Is Abusing the Judicial System to Silence Dissent

A federal court threw out a baseless lawsuit against Greenpeace and other pipeline opponents and the company promptly refiled the case in state court.

By Nicola Morrow
March 1, 2019

The Government Cannot Force E-mail Companies to Copy and Save Your Account ‘Just in Case’

Police are issuing warrantless preservation demands to force email providers to seize users’ private communications.

By Melodi Dincer, Kristin M. Mulvey
February 21, 2019

Trump Administration Is Illegally Forcing Asylum Seekers Out of the United States

The administration is once again breaking the law in order to shut the door on immigrants.

By Michael Tan, Julie Veroff
February 14, 2019

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