Tag Archives: First Amendment

GEO Group pays $50,000 to settle Prison Legal News censorship suit in Indiana

PRESS RELEASE  Human Rights Defense Center For Immediate Release September 10, 2015 Publisher Settles Censorship Suit Against For-Profit Prison Company GEO Group in Indiana Indianapolis, IN – Prison Legal News (PLN), a monthly news publication that reports on criminal justice-related issues … Continue reading

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… with liberty and justice, for some

Court Rules Police No Longer Have to Release Information about Corrupt Cops to the Public | The Free Thought Project Maryland — In a damning blow to transparency, the Maryland Court of Appeals ruled that information related to police misconduct … Continue reading

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Kiriakou’s incarceration education continues …

CIA Whistleblower John Kiriakou Is Counting Down the Days Until His Release | The Dissenter He has 86 days. Once he leaves, he will go to a halfway house that he said is located in southeastern DC. Recently, there had … Continue reading

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ACLU and News Organizations Sue Over Closed Blinds During Botched Lockett Execution | American Civil Liberties Union

Lawsuit Seeks Uncensored Access to Executions, Citing First Amendment Press Freedom August 25, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: media@aclu.org OKLAHOMA CITY – The American Civil Liberties Union, the ACLU of Oklahoma, and two newspapers filed a federal lawsuit today seeking … Continue reading

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