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December 22, 2015

Governor Andrew Cuomo today signed an executive order requiring all minors to be housed in juvenile facilities, rather than adult prisons. New York and North Carolina are the only two states to aut...

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December 18, 2015

During his year-end press conference today, President Obama referred to an 'irreducible population’ at Guantánamo and referenced his forthcoming plan to close the detention facility, which reported...

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December 17, 2015

The New York Times reported on Wednesday evening that U.S. Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter recently notified Congress that he has approved the transfer of 17 Guantánamo Bay detainees. In respons...

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December 16, 2015

Following the announcement of a mistrial in the first of several trials related to the death of Freddie Gray in police custody, Amnesty International USA urged police to facilitate the rights to fr...

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