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Jameel Jaffer

Ryan J. Reilly

CIA Won't Even Say How Many Documents It Has About Drones

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 08.12.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The CIA admitted late Friday it has a number of documents about drones, but told a federal court that disclosing even the number of docu...

Julian Hattem

ACLU Criticizes Obama Torture-Prosecution Policy

HuffingtonPost.com | Julian Hattem | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

On the same day that President Obama accepted the Nobel Peace Prize, the nation's foremost civil liberties group criticized his administration's refus...

Sam Stein

Obama Broke His Word On Detainee Photos: Chief ACLU Lawyer

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The lawyer pushing for the release of photographs showing the harsh treatment of suspected terrorist detainees said President Barack Obama was backtra...

What if Instead of the Nuremberg Trials There Was Only a Truth Commission?

Jeremy Scahill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeremy Scahill

As some liberals make the case against a Special Prosecutor, the lawyers who fought for the release of the torture memos push back and explain why prosecutions are the only response.