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Criminal Justice Reform
Landmark Case

Date Filed

February 20, 2002

When Alabama correctional guards handcuffed Larry Hope to a metal hitching post and left him shirtless, virtually without water, and without bathroom breaks in the Alabama sun for seven hours, they should have known that their actions were unlawful, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in 2002.

Immigrant Justice

Date Filed

February 18, 2002

Each year, thousands of immigrant children are detained and deported. Alone, unable to speak English, and without lawyers, they wait in detention centers to learn their fate. The Center filed a groundbreaking lawsuit to establish their right to legal representation, but the case was dismissed. The district court ruled that children do not have a legal right to an attorney during removal proceedings.

Publication
February 13, 2002

This publication explains the redistricting process and provides tools and techniques that can help you become a force for equity in your community, in your state and in the nation.

Intelligence Report
2001
Winter Issue
November 29, 2001

Tax protesters' many legalistic arguments against federal income taxes have little basis in legal reality.

Intelligence Report
2001
Winter Issue
November 29, 2001

A battle over irrigation rights in Oregon becomes, for a time, the latest flash point for antigovernment activists.

Intelligence Report
2001
Winter Issue
November 29, 2001

In the case of Dr. Timothy Joe Emerson, a Texas physician charged with violating the federal Violence Against Women Act, gun advocates get a surprise victory.

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