United Arab Emirates: Trapped, Exploited, Abused

by Human Rights Watch on October 22, 2014

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With the Justice Ginsburg correction in the Texas voter id case today, a number of readers have pointed me to Wisconsin’s voter id law, which apparently rejects a veterans card as proof of valid identification. (The Supreme Court has put the … Continue reading →
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OC Register oped. … Continue reading →
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Brad Blog on the J. Ginsburg Veteran Error

by Rick Hasen on October 22, 2014

Here. … Continue reading →
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We are in full charlatan mode now. … Continue reading →
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Larry Norden and Avram Billig write. … Continue reading →
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Nina Totenberg reports for NPR. … Continue reading →
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“N.C. Supreme Court OKs App State voting site”

by Rick Hasen on October 22, 2014

WRAL: The North Carolina Supreme Court said Wednesday afternoon the courts should take up the issue of early voting on the campus of Appalachian State, literally moments after the State Board of Elections had voted to restore the on-campus early … Continue reading →
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By Aymenn Jawad Al-Tamimi

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I have previously written on Sunni groups created within Iraq to fight against the Islamic State [IS], but what about in Syria? Some attention has been devoted to the group “Al-Kafn Al-Abyad” (The White Shroud), but on social media I have seen some Continue →

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Olympics: Host City Contracts Will Include Rights Protections

by Human Rights Watch on October 22, 2014

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I went out with a new friend back in April, for sushi. Just sushi. And it ended up costing me thousands of dollars.

As Melissa Ovard described how they had formed a company to provide products to make girls’ adolescent transitions easier, I was hooked. Her enthusiasm spilled all over our Continue →

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“Supreme Court Edits a Dissent, and Admits It”

by Rick Hasen on October 22, 2014

Adam Liptak writes for NYT’s First Draft. … Continue reading →
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