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How an Irish Court Ruling Could Affect U.S. Spying

The decision sets the stage for a showdown between tech firms and the government on NSA surveillance.

By Ashley Gorski
April 20, 2018

This Law Makes It Nearly Impossible to Police the NYPD

Leaked NYPD documents provide a necessary window into the secret world of how the department deals with abusive officers.

By Michael Sisitzky, Simon McCormack
April 18, 2018

The Trump Administration Is Trying to Forcibly Send a Detained US Citizen to Another Country

The White House believes it can sidestep Americans due process rights by simply invoking “national security.”

By Jonathan Hafetz
April 18, 2018

Don’t Let Congress Give Trump a Blank Check to Declare Worldwide War

Sen. Bob Corker reportedly will introduce legislation to effectively give Trump, not Congress, the ability to declare war.

By Christopher Anders
April 13, 2018

Suffolk County Police Won’t Disclose How It’s Helping ICE Lock Up Innocent Students

So far the department has failed to respond to a Freedom of Information Law request about its relationship with ICE.

By Stefanie Coyle, Irma Solis
April 12, 2018

The Victory in Anchorage Belongs to the Transgender Community

The defeat of an anti-trans ballot measure happened by putting transgender people front and center.

By James Esseks
April 12, 2018

The Senate Is an Outdated Workplace Unsuited to New Moms

Tammy Duckworth just gave birth to a baby girl. Now she could be prevented from doing her job.

By Lenora M. Lapidus
April 12, 2018

The Supreme Court Gives Police a Green Light to ‘Shoot First and Think Later’

The Supreme Court has turned qualified immunity for police into an absolute shield against accountability.

By Emma Andersson
April 9, 2018

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