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Supreme Court Happenings

Fresh Updates from RAC » Civil Liberties   |   Apr 23, 2014 12:00 AM
In light of recent Supreme Court decisions, and more opinions expected to come down this morning, it feels like an appropriate time to recap what the nine justices have been working and opining on. On Tuesday, the Supreme Court handed down a decision in Schuette v. Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action, upholding a constitutional ban […]

Release of CIA Torture Report Reignites Important Conversation

Fresh Updates from RAC » Civil Liberties   |   Apr 18, 2014 12:00 AM
Earlier this month, the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence voted to release parts of a 6,300 page report on the Central Intelligence Agency’s use of “enhanced interrogation techniques” – broadly considered to be torture. The committee, led by Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), voted 11-3 to release the report (only three of the Republicans on the […]

Kids in Prison?

Fresh Updates from RAC » Civil Liberties   |   Mar 24, 2014 12:00 AM
March is the Juvenile Justice Month of Faith and Healing, organized by the Campaign for the Fair Sentencing of Youth. This month is an opportunity for the faith community to address the way in which our society holds children accountable when they are convicted of crimes. Did you know… Children sentenced to life in prison […]
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