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Jailed Russian arms dealer loses US appeal
Court upholds conviction of 'Lord of War' Bout, in a case that has strained relations between Washington and Moscow.
Last updated: 28 Sep 2013 02:46 GMT
Merrill Lynch settles record race bias claim
Brokerage firm has agreed to pay $160m to settle a racial discrimination suit, which could affect 1,200 US employees.
Last updated: 29 Aug 2013 00:16 GMT
Snowden fallout claims second email service
Silent Circle shuts after Lavabit amid reports US government is attempting to access whistleblower's messages.
Last updated: 09 Aug 2013 20:25 GMT
Encrypted US email service shuts down
Lavabit email service, believed to be used by NSA whistleblower Snowden, suspended amid legal fight with US government.
Last updated: 09 Aug 2013 03:09 GMT
US court sends back affirmative action case
University policies that take race into account may be more vulnerable to legal challenges in the future, judges say.
Last updated: 25 Jun 2013 00:40 GMT
A Sad Anniversary for Native Americans
Native American activist Leonard Peltier, who has been imprisoned for 37 years, still awaits justice.
Last updated: 22 Apr 2013 08:00 GMT
Taking affirmative action off the table
Michigan is the latest battleground in the quest to keep affirmative action alive.
Khaled A Beydoun
Last updated: 30 Mar 2013 13:44 GMT
Shocked conscience: the case of Lynne Stewart
The case of Lynne Stewart continues to cast a dark shadow over civil liberties in the US, writes author.
Last updated: 28 Mar 2013 12:52 GMT
German homeschoolers fight for asylum in US
Home education is forbidden in the EU's largest country, and parents who do so can be fined and in some cases jailed.
Last updated: 11 Mar 2013 11:44 GMT
US court halts anti-gay 'conversion' law
A federal court has put on hold a California law banning "therapy" aimed at turning gay minors straight.
Last updated: 22 Dec 2012 03:36 GMT
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