Judge Allows Halliburton to Force Sexual Assault Case Out of Court

A mother of five who says she was sexually harassed and assaulted while working for Halliburton/KBR in Iraq is headed for a secretive arbitration process rather than being able to present her case in open court.

Court Declares Corporations Are People, Some Human Beings Are Not

In evaluating allegations that U.S. military forces deprived four British men of human rights during two years they were held captive in Guantanamo Bay prison, a U.S. appeals court found an innovative way to let the Bush administration off the hook.

Uncivil Liberties

The national directors of the ACLU are badly misguided in arguing that corporations and wealthy individuals have a constitutional right to use their money to wield power over others.

Clark Kent Ervin, Homeland Security Official Who Exposed Waste and Incompetence, Rewarded with Termination by Bush

The government agency responsible for protecting the nation against terrorist attack is a dysfunctional, poorly managed bureaucracy that has failed to plug serious holes in the nation’s safety net, the Department of Homeland Security’s former internal watchdog warns.

Beyond the Voting Rights Act: Why We Need a Constitutional Right to Vote

Although it may seem that the 15th amendment ensures citizens the right to vote, the Supreme Court doesn’t see it that way.

Creating “Terrorism” Out of Misdemeanors

Newly released documents show that the U.S. Justice Department has greatly broadened how it defines and counts terrorism-related cases, a move that helped justify the department’s call for more funding and greater powers.

A Proposed Amendment to Establish a Constitutional Right to Vote in America

Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States regarding the right to vote. This resolution was introduced in March of 2005 by U.S. Representative Jesse Jackson Jr. (D-IL) and has 58 co-sponsors as of April 2005.