What We’re Reading: a daily round-up of quick hits, clips, and opinion pieces touching on key issues of democracy, justice, liberty and national security.
The Brennan Center’s Faiza Patel and Emily Berman discuss how the NYPD are not the only ones to single out the Muslim community, and how the FBI’s targeting tactics demonstrate the need for more oversight.
Rolling Stone: “Republicans are working to prevent millions of Democrats from voting next year.”
A Federal District Court judge allows a claim by the Center for Constitutional Rights against the NYPD’s “stop and frisk” policy to go to trial, based on evidence of racially-driven searches.
The Associated Press reports that civil liberties groups are requesting the revival of certain lawsuits challenging the warantless wiretapping of American citizens.
The San Francisco Superior Court may be awarded $2.5 million for the city’s courts if approval is granted by the state’s Judicial Council.