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Gov. Christie: State's Bail System 'Unfair,' Doesn't Make Sense

TRENTON, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Gov. Chris Christie gave a horrific example of someone allegedly committing new crimes Wednesday as he continued to ramp up pressure on lawmakers to makes changes to the state’s bail system. 686 more words

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Report Finds NSA Surveillance Harming Journalism and Law

Report Finds NSA Surveillance Harming Journalism and Law
Source: ACLU and Human Rights Watch

Large-scale U.S. surveillance is seriously hampering U.S.-based journalists and lawyers in their work, the American Civil Liberties Union and Human Rights Watch said in a joint report released today.

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U.S. spying threatens freedom of press

U.S. surveillance programs are making it more difficult for government officials to speak to the press anonymously, two rights groups said on Monday.

Large-scale surveillance, on top of the Obama administration’s crackdown on national security leaks, threatens the freedom of the press and the right to legal counsel, Human Rights Watch and the American Civil Liberties Union said in a joint report. 335 more words

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Report says surveillance is hampering journalists

NEW YORK (AP) — Revelations over the past few years about how U.S. security officials have the ability to track people through phone, email and other electronic records are making it harder for journalists to report on what the government is doing, two human rights groups say. 616 more words

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Human Rights Report: Government Surveillance Harming US Journalism

NEW YORK (AP) — Revelations over the past few years about how U.S. security officials have the ability to track people through phone, email and other electronic records are making it harder for journalists to report on what the government is doing, two human rights groups say. 571 more words

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Report Says Surveillance is Hampering Journalists

NEW YORK (AP) — Revelations over the past few years about how U.S. security officials have the ability to track people through phone, email and other electronic records are making it harder for journalists to report on what the government is doing, two human rights groups say. 570 more words

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Does a Constitution-free zone really exist in America? - Yahoo News

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Does a Constitution-free zone really exist in America?

National Constitution CenterBy Scott Bomboy February 15, 2013 11:00 AMIs there really a government law that disallows the… 590 more words

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