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July 16, 2014

A federal judge, U.S. District Court Judge Cormac J. Carney, today struck down California's death penalty law, saying the practice was unconstitutional and that the delays facing death row inmates...

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July 16, 2014

A new Amnesty International report, "Entombed: Isolation in the US Federal Prison System," reveals the severity of conditions that prisoners face in the United States Penitentiary, Administrative...

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July 15, 2014
The US government’s dehumanising practice of holding prisoners in prolonged solitary confinement in the country’s only federal super-maximum security prison amounts to cruel, inhuman or degrading trea...
Press Release
July 9, 2014

Revelations today in The Intercept about the apparently arbitrary surveillance of several prominent American Muslims underscore the lack of safeguards to protect the rights of persons targeted by U...

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