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The Use of Civil Asset Forfeiture in New Jersey Is Broken

Claimants challenge forfeitures in just 3 percent of cases, allowing the state to seize millions’ worth of people’s property in a rigged process.

By Liza Weisberg
December 12, 2018

There’s Nothing Inevitable About Apps That Track Your Every Move

The advertising industry shouts that real protections for American consumers will break the ad-supported internet. They won't.

By Jay Stanley
December 11, 2018

Congress Is Trying to Use the Spending Bill to Criminalize Boycotts of Israel and Other Countries

Congress is trying to sneak an unconstitutional ban on political expression into the spending bill in order to avoid public scrutiny.

By Kate Ruane
December 10, 2018

Doctors Who Facilitate Torture Must Be Held to Account

To prevent further stains on the medical profession, the names of those involved in torture and executions need to be made public.

By Kerry Sulkowicz
December 10, 2018

No Relief: William Barr Is as Bad as Jeff Sessions — if Not Worse

Barr's record suggests he will continue the former attorney general’s worst policies while promoting a sweeping view of executive power.

By David Cole
December 7, 2018

CIA Torture Killed My Father. I Want to Know What They Did With His Body.

The truth hurts, but it also helps.

By Hajira Hematyara
December 7, 2018

New NYPD Drone Policy Represents a Serious Threat to Privacy

The police department’s drone policy places no meaningful restrictions on the invasive technology’s use and threatens New Yorkers’ privacy.

By Michael Sisitzky, Simon McCormack
December 7, 2018

Americans Endorsed Voting Rights in 2018, but Some State Lawmakers Want to Sabotage These Victories

State legislators are ignoring their voters’ wishes and engaging in new tactics to suppress the vote.

By Brian Tashman
December 6, 2018

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