02/04/2013 10:58 am ET Updated Apr 06, 2013

Handschu Lawyers File Against NYPD, Brennan Defended

The lawyers in the long-running Handschu civil rights lawsuit against the NYPD have made a new filing -- this time, over the police department's controversial program of spying on Muslims.

Dan Klaidman defends John Brennan. His CIA confirmation hearings begin Thursday.

If you're in New York on Wednesday, come see Tash Lennard and me co-moderate a panel on the NDAA lawsuit. Big names in the house: Michael Moore, Chris Hedges, Daniel Ellsberg, Thomas Drake and more.