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June 18, 2015

A new report by Amnesty International USA finds that all 50 states and the District of Columbia fail to comply with international standards on the use of lethal force by law enforcement officers, w...

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June 16, 2015

Today, the Senate adopted a crucial anti-torture amendment as part of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2016. Senate Amendment 1889 was introduced last week by Senators...

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June 12, 2015

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit in Louisiana announced that they would continue a stay of a U.S. District Judge's decision to release Albert Woodfox.

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June 9, 2015

Today, Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) introduced legislation that would strengthen the ban on torture and codify aspects of an executive order by President Barack Obama.

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