Petition warns that leaving the decision standing could "displace the constitutional protections of the criminal justice system," based on a mere allegation of a connection to possible terrorist activity, unless the Supreme Court acts
White House Counsel Harriet Miers and White House Chief of Staff Joshua Bolten must co-operate with a House Judiciary Committee investigation which is exploring allegations of alleged political misconduct within the Department of Justice.
Attorneys at the Brennan Center filed a brief asking the District Court of Washington DC to allow Congress to proceed with its efforts to enforce the subpoenas issued against White House staffers Joshua Bolten and Harriet Miers.
Yesterday the U.S. government admitted, for the first time, that officials destroyed videotapes that documented interrogations of Ali Almarri, the only alleged "enemy combatant" still detained on U. S. soil.
Today, the Brennan Center for Justice asked a federal court to end the detention of a U.S. resident who is being held on the advice of long-discredited Office of Legal Counsel (OLC) memos which sought to justify torture and indefinite detention.
Rev. Boyle, the ordained minister known as the Peace Pastor, reached an agreement with the federal government today that ends his unfair prosecution and maintains his right to speak out against the Iraq War.