The Council on American_Islamic Relations (CAIR), the New York Civil Liberties Union (NYCLU) and the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) hold simultaneous news conferences in New York City and Buffalo, N.Y., to announce action against the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) over the practice of targeting American citizens participating in religious conferences outside the United States.
Guest – Udi Ofer
National Lawyers Guild Calls for Immediate Extradition of Luis Posada to Venezuela
Guests – Jane Franklin and Ian Thompson
New York City Law Suit Settlement?
More than 100 people arrested during the Republican National Convention have agreed to settle a lawsuit over improper detention.
Guests- Liz Fink, Eileen Clancy and Gideon Oliver
Across the country, more and more super maximum security prisons are being built to, in theory, house the worst of the worst criminals, yet the conditions in these facilities amount to cruel and unusual punishment, and the procedures for determining who is sent to a supermax facility are, according to rights advocates, haphazard and arbitrary and deprive prisoners of their rights to due process.
Guest – Jules Lobel