Iranian President Ahmadinejad has portrayed himself as Shourd's benefactor, but it was his intelligence service that held her for 14 months. He was responsible for her detention without trial.
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If people of all races are to believe in judicial fairness, a more diverse bench is a good place to start.
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Is there really such a thing as one uniquely qualified Supreme Court nominee that no other in the legal community around the country could match?
Progressives must ensure that President Obama's nominees receive the same fair and balanced treatment demanded by Senate Republicans.
I'm urgently enlisting your help to hold Karl Rove accountable for politicizing the Department of Justice -- including the prosecution that targeted me -- because our time may well be running out.
Everyone knows Biden's expertise in foreign policy. It has overshadowed his equal expertise on the law, the Constitution, and the Judiciary -- it should not.
A corrupt society like that in Afghanistan is a lawless one, and in a lawless environment, nothing works and everyone lives in fear, clinging to tribal or ethnic affiliations to protect them.
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