Supreme Court

U.S. Justice v. the world

By Glenn Greenwald February 18, 2011 Salon.com In March, 2002, American citizen Jose Padilla was arrested in Chicago and publicly accused by then-Attorney-General John Ashcroft of being "The Dirty Bomber." Shortly thereafter, he was transferred to a...

Lawless Nation – Congress

By Michael Collins Part II of III (Part I) October 7, 2010 The Agonist WASHINGTON - Placed in office through legalized bribery, supported by public funding...

Federal judge calls Guantánamo inmate’s detention ‘unlawful’

June 10, 2010 By Michael Doyle McClatchy Newspapers WASHINGTON -- A federal judge has forcefully put Yemeni citizen Mohammed Mohammed Hassan Odaini on the path to freedom after eight years of incarceration at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba. In a...

Kagan helped shield Saudis from 9/11 lawsuits

Elena Kagan, President Barack Obama's latest nominee to the Supreme Court, helped protect the Saudi royal family from lawsuits that sought to hold al Qaeda financiers responsible in the wake of the Sept. 11,...

Defend Lynne Stewart and Resist Repression

For more information about this shocking situation, see Taking Aim's compilation of programs and info about Ms. Stewart here, and for more background, Schoenman's article, Who Bombed the U.S. World Trade Center?

Judge dismisses scores of Guantánamo habeas cases

By Carol Rosenberg April 5, 2010 McClatchy Newspapers WASHINGTON -- A federal judge has dismissed more than 100 habeas corpus lawsuits filed by former Guantánamo captives, ruling that because the Bush and ...

Latest articles