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US stubs out graphic cigarette warning labels
Federal court upholds decision that government's proposed health warnings on cigarettes verged on anti-smoking advocacy.
Last updated: 25 Aug 2012 10:56 GMT
No accountability for torture
A US appeals court dismissed a case brought by Jose Padilla, a terrorism suspect detained without charges and tortured.
Last updated: 10 May 2012 09:07 GMT
Torture, and impunity in US courts
The decision to throw out Jose Padilla's suit threatens the core freedoms guaranteed to US citizens by the constitution.
Last updated: 30 Jan 2012 11:58 GMT
Blackwater settles Iraq killings legal case
US security company settles wrongful death court case with families of its contractors killed in 2004 Fallujah ambush.
Last updated: 10 Jan 2012 04:34 GMT
'Tortured' veterans to sue Rumsfeld
Two American men can go ahead with civil lawsuit over allegations they were tortured in Iraq at the hands of US forces.
Last updated: 09 Aug 2011 03:06 GMT
US court lifts stem cell research ban
Court ruling means government funding can now be used for embryonic stem cell research, handing huge victory to Obama.
Last updated: 30 Apr 2011 09:10 GMT
Guantanamo Uighurs to stay in jail
US federal appeals court blocks release of 17 Muslim Uighurs held in Guantanamo.
Last updated: 21 Oct 2008 05:36 GMT
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'Enough is enough': US anti-racism protests
'Justice for All' demonstrations swell across the US over the deaths of African Americans in police encounters.
Uruguayans cautiously welcome former inmates
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
Disproportionately high number of Aboriginal people in prison highlights inequality and marginalisation, critics say.
Canada's sexual harassment at work problem
Nearly half of Canadians have suffered inappropriate advances on the job - and the political arena is no exception.
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