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What Does the Election of Donald Trump Mean for GTMO?

November 22, 2016
By Steven Lance

On November 7, 2016—when polls were still predicting a Clinton victory in the next day’s election—MFIA filed its reply brief in Husain v. Gates, the habeas corpus action brought by Guantanamo detainee and CIA torture victim Abu Zubaydah.

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The Fourth Estate As The Final Check

November 22, 2016
By Delbert Tran

Beyond the three traditional branches of government, there is another that has often been described as a fourth branch: the free press.

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Pennsylvania’s HB 1538, Designed to Shield Police Officers’ Identities from the Public, Threatens Transparency

November 8, 2016
By Rumela Roy

In September 2015, Pennsylvania State Rep. Martina White introduced a bill designed to shield the names of Pennsylvania police officers that have been involved in shootings from the public.

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News Organizations Seek Outcomes of NYPD Disciplinary Proceedings

October 31, 2016
By Regina Wang

As the public becomes increasingly concerned with police accountability, news organizations play a crucial role in providing information about recent police misconduct-related incidents, from the use of excessive force to stop-and-frisk practices.

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