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Posted on: Jul 20, 2014, Source: The Guardian

The journalist and immigration activist was detained by US border patrol agents on Monday.

Posted on: May 28, 2014, Source: The Guardian

'Sabu' went from one of the world's most feared hackers to an FBI operative.

Posted on: Apr 29, 2014, Source: The Guardian

New study reveals just how likely horrific miscarriages of justice are.

Posted on: Mar 12, 2014, Source: The Guardian

Why did it take so long?

Posted on: Feb 4, 2014, Source: The Guardian

More than a third of those exonerated were convicted in cases where no crime was actually committed.

Posted on: Jan 3, 2014, Source: The Guardian

In second stint as top cop, Bratton wades into controversial tactic he helped start.

Posted on: Dec 5, 2013, Source: The Guardian

And they will promote a suite of model bills aimed at blocking Obama from cutting greenhouse gas emissions, and state governments from promoting the expansion of wind and solar power.

Posted on: Dec 4, 2013, Source: The Guardian

Exodus from ALEC includes 40 corporate members and 400 Republican legislators.

Posted on: Nov 14, 2013, Source: The Guardian

The State Policy Network rejects climate change, opposes workers' rights—and is backed by some top US tech firms.

Posted on: Nov 13, 2013, Source: The Guardian

Thousands of lives have been ruined by life sentences for crimes such as shoplifting.

Posted on: Nov 13, 2013, Source: The Guardian

ACLU report chronicles thousands of ruined lives for crimes like shoplifting and possession of a crack pipe.

Posted on: Oct 27, 2013, Source: The Guardian

Eric Schlosser's new book, "Command and Control," reveals that there is "poor morale and poor leadership in the air force units responsible for nuclear weapons."

Posted on: Oct 17, 2013, Source: The Guardian

New Jersey's new senator used charisma and social media to win his seat, but may have to change his tack in D.C.

Posted on: Sep 11, 2013, Source: The Guardian

Spitzer and Weiner fail in redemption quest. Joe Lhota tops Republicans.

Posted on: Sep 4, 2013, Source: The Guardian

Anti-surveillance state activist already faces 100 years—now prosecutors want to silence him as well.

Posted on: Jul 24, 2013, Source: The Guardian

The hailed program has too many internal errors to be relied on to do its job.

Posted on: Jul 11, 2013, Source: The Guardian

Only the Supreme Court can save Warren Hill's life.

Posted on: Jul 10, 2013, Source: The Guardian

Bush tells crowd in Dallas: "America can be a lawful society and a welcoming society at the same time."

Posted on: Nov 30, 2012, Source: The Guardian

WikiLeaks suspect's attempts to exercise and stay occupied in a bare cell only perpetuated harsh anti-suicide measures.

Posted on: Jul 4, 2011, Source: The Guardian

The creeping criminalization of pregnant women is a new front in the culture wars over abortion.

Posted on: Apr 11, 2011, Source: The Guardian

Over 250 of America's leading legal scholars have signed a letter protesting against the treatment of Manning

Posted on: Mar 13, 2011, Source: The Guardian

Crowley called Manning's detention "counterproductive and stupid."