New York SAG Election Becoming a Tinderbox

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Harvard Law Reviews WikiLeaks Censorship | GroundReport

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The problem with all this is that what WikiLeaks has done was nothing different than what The New York Times and The Washington Post has done. Benkler illustrates that WikiLeaks has published the very same material The New York Times, The Guardian, and Der Spiegle has published.

Why Is This Hate Different From All Other Hate? - The New York Times

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Today, these tropes feel familiar but in a new context. Bannon, has run a stream of alarmist articles about refugee rapists. Yet he and members of his circle have broken long-established social and political norms by mining the anti-Semitic far right for images and arguments.

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The New York Times Calls for Marijuana Legalization - NYTimes.com

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We reached that conclusion after a great deal of discussion among the members of The Times’s Editorial Board, inspired by a rapidly growing movement among the states to reform marijuana laws. Even worse, the result is racist, falling disproportionately on young black men, ruining their lives and creating new generations of career criminals. In coming days, we will publish articles by members of the Editorial Board and supplementary material that will examine these questions.

Supreme Court Term Offers Hot Issues and Future Hints - NYTimes.com

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The marquee case on the docket so far is a suit brought by the father of a fallen Marine against a small Kansas church whose members protested at his son’s funeral. Sharkey, a law professor at New York University.

Louisiana Paper Revisits 1964 Civil Rights Killing - NYTimes.com

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But for a lengthy article that appeared Wednesday in The Concordia Sentinel, Mr. Nelson, 55, put together what he believes is a key piece of the puzzle. In the article, both a son and a former brother-in-law of Arthur Leonard Spencer, 71, a truck driver from rural Rayville, La.,

Times Reporter Agrees to Leave the Paper - New York Times

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Times Reporter Agrees to Leave the Paper - New York Times November 10, 2005 Times Reporter Agrees to Leave the Paper By KATHARINE Q. The New York Times and Judith Miller, a veteran reporter for the paper, reached an agreement yesterday that ended her 28-year career at the newspaper and capped more than two weeks of negotiations. SEELYE.

Times Reporter Agrees to Leave the Paper - New York Times

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Times Reporter Agrees to Leave the Paper - New York Times November 10, 2005 Times Reporter Agrees to Leave the Paper By KATHARINE Q. The New York Times and Judith Miller, a veteran reporter for the paper, reached an agreement yesterday that ended her 28-year career at the newspaper and capped more than two weeks of negotiations. SEELYE.

Columbia j-school staff: WikiLeaks prosecution ‘will set a dangerous precedent’ | Poynter.

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Department of Justice 950 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20530-0001 December 13, 2010 Dear Mr. President and General Holder: As faculty members and officers of the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, we are concerned by recent reports that the Department of Justice is considering criminal charges against Julian Assange or others associated with Wikileaks. Columbia j-school staff: WikiLeaks prosecution ‘will set a dangerous precedent’ | Poynter. Romenesko Misc.

Immigration Advocates Rally Around U.S. - New York Times

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New York Times April 10, 2006 By MARIA NEWMAN In rallies appeared to be exceeding the expectations of organizers and the police, hundreds of thousands of immigrants and their supporters marched today in more than 100 cities throughout the country, casting off the old fears of their illegal status to assert that they have a right to a humane life in this country. Reporting for this article was contributed by Brenda Goodman from Atlanta, Barbara Minder from Madison, Wis.,

Immigration Advocates Rally Around U.S. - New York Times

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New York Times April 10, 2006 By MARIA NEWMAN In rallies appeared to be exceeding the expectations of organizers and the police, hundreds of thousands of immigrants and their supporters marched today in more than 100 cities throughout the country, casting off the old fears of their illegal status to assert that they have a right to a humane life in this country. Reporting for this article was contributed by Brenda Goodman from Atlanta, Barbara Minder from Madison, Wis.,

New Poll Finds Mixed Support for Wiretaps - New York Times

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New Poll Finds Mixed Support for Wiretaps - New York Times January 27, 2006 New Poll Finds Mixed Support for Wiretaps By ADAM NAGOURNEY and JANET ELDER Americans are willing to tolerate eavesdropping without warrants to fight terrorism, but are concerned that the aggressive antiterrorism programs championed by the Bush administration are encroaching on civil liberties, according to the latest New York Times/CBS News poll.

New Poll Finds Mixed Support for Wiretaps - New York Times

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New Poll Finds Mixed Support for Wiretaps - New York Times January 27, 2006 New Poll Finds Mixed Support for Wiretaps By ADAM NAGOURNEY and JANET ELDER Americans are willing to tolerate eavesdropping without warrants to fight terrorism, but are concerned that the aggressive antiterrorism programs championed by the Bush administration are encroaching on civil liberties, according to the latest New York Times/CBS News poll.

Gentrification Changing Face of New Atlanta - New York Times

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Gentrification Changing Face of New Atlanta - New York Times March 11, 2006 Gentrification Changing Face of New Atlanta By SHAILA DEWAN ATLANTA, March 8 — In-town living. Franklin recently tried to impose a moratorium on McMansions, new houses bloated far beyond the size of their older neighbors. Franklin counters that many new developments, including Atlantic Station, have set aside areas for low-income or affordable housing.

Gentrification Changing Face of New Atlanta - New York Times

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Gentrification Changing Face of New Atlanta - New York Times March 11, 2006 Gentrification Changing Face of New Atlanta By SHAILA DEWAN ATLANTA, March 8 — In-town living. Franklin recently tried to impose a moratorium on McMansions, new houses bloated far beyond the size of their older neighbors. Franklin counters that many new developments, including Atlantic Station, have set aside areas for low-income or affordable housing.

Fear Exceeded Crime's Reality in New Orleans - New York Times

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Fear Exceeded Crime's Reality in New Orleans - New York Times September 29, 2005 Fear Exceeded Crime's Reality in New Orleans By JIM DWYER and CHRISTOPHER DREW. NEW ORLEANS, Sept. In the days after Hurricane Katrina, terror from crimes seen and unseen, real and rumored, gripped New Orleans. Looting began at the moment the storm passed over New Orleans, and it ranged from base thievery to foraging for the necessities of life. for this article

Fear Exceeded Crime's Reality in New Orleans - New York Times

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Fear Exceeded Crime's Reality in New Orleans - New York Times September 29, 2005 Fear Exceeded Crime's Reality in New Orleans By JIM DWYER and CHRISTOPHER DREW. NEW ORLEANS, Sept. In the days after Hurricane Katrina, terror from crimes seen and unseen, real and rumored, gripped New Orleans. Looting began at the moment the storm passed over New Orleans, and it ranged from base thievery to foraging for the necessities of life. for this article

Court Nominee Advised Group on Gay Rights - New York Times

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Court Nominee Advised Group on Gay Rights - New York Times August 5, 2005 Court Nominee Advised Group on Gay Rights By SHERYL GAY STOLBERG and DAVID D. By a 6-to-3 vote, the Supreme Court struck down a provision of the Colorado Constitution that nullified existing civil rights protections for gay men and lesbians and also barred the passage of new antidiscrimination laws. Linda Greenhouse contributed reporting from Washington for this article

Court Nominee Advised Group on Gay Rights - New York Times

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Court Nominee Advised Group on Gay Rights - New York Times August 5, 2005 Court Nominee Advised Group on Gay Rights By SHERYL GAY STOLBERG and DAVID D. By a 6-to-3 vote, the Supreme Court struck down a provision of the Colorado Constitution that nullified existing civil rights protections for gay men and lesbians and also barred the passage of new antidiscrimination laws. Linda Greenhouse contributed reporting from Washington for this article

Judith Miller Goes to Jail - New York Times

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Judith Miller Goes to Jail - New York Times July 7, 2005 Judith Miller Goes to Jail. This is a proud but awful moment for The New York Times and its employees. The most important articles tend to be the ones that upset people in high places, and many could not be reported if those who risked their jobs or even their liberty to talk to reporters knew that they might be identified the next day. Miller did not write an article about Ms.

Judith Miller Goes to Jail - New York Times

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Judith Miller Goes to Jail - New York Times July 7, 2005 Judith Miller Goes to Jail. This is a proud but awful moment for The New York Times and its employees. The most important articles tend to be the ones that upset people in high places, and many could not be reported if those who risked their jobs or even their liberty to talk to reporters knew that they might be identified the next day. Miller did not write an article about Ms.

An Interview by, Not With, the President - New York Times

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An Interview by, Not With, the President - New York Times July 21, 2005 An Interview by, Not With, the President By ELISABETH BUMILLER. Scott McClellan, the White House press secretary, said in a briefing on Wednesday that neither Mr. Bush nor White House staff members asked any of the finalists about their positions on issues. Only after the call was made did Mr. Bush inform the other senior members of the White House staff.

An Interview by, Not With, the President - New York Times

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An Interview by, Not With, the President - New York Times July 21, 2005 An Interview by, Not With, the President By ELISABETH BUMILLER. Scott McClellan, the White House press secretary, said in a briefing on Wednesday that neither Mr. Bush nor White House staff members asked any of the finalists about their positions on issues. Only after the call was made did Mr. Bush inform the other senior members of the White House staff.

Digital Divide Closing as Blacks Turn to Internet - New York Times

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Digital Divide Closing as Blacks Turn to Internet - New York Times March 31, 2006 By MICHEL MARRIOTT African-Americans are steadily gaining access to and ease with the Internet, signaling a remarkable closing of the "digital divide" that many experts had worried would be a crippling disadvantage in achieving success. But blacks and other members of minorities of various ages are also merging onto the digital information highway as never before.

Digital Divide Closing as Blacks Turn to Internet - New York Times

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Digital Divide Closing as Blacks Turn to Internet - New York Times March 31, 2006 By MICHEL MARRIOTT African-Americans are steadily gaining access to and ease with the Internet, signaling a remarkable closing of the "digital divide" that many experts had worried would be a crippling disadvantage in achieving success. But blacks and other members of minorities of various ages are also merging onto the digital information highway as never before.

DeLay Is Quitting Race and House, Officials Report - New York Times

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DeLay Is Quitting Race and House, Officials Report - New York Times April 4, 2006 By CARL HULSE WASHINGTON, April 3 — Representative Tom DeLay, the relentless Texan who helped lead House Republicans to power but became ensnared in a corruption scandal, has decided to leave Congress, House officials said Monday night. Reynolds of New York, the chairman of the National Republican Congressional Committee, as well as President Bush.

DeLay Is Quitting Race and House, Officials Report - New York Times

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DeLay Is Quitting Race and House, Officials Report - New York Times April 4, 2006 By CARL HULSE WASHINGTON, April 3 — Representative Tom DeLay, the relentless Texan who helped lead House Republicans to power but became ensnared in a corruption scandal, has decided to leave Congress, House officials said Monday night. Reynolds of New York, the chairman of the National Republican Congressional Committee, as well as President Bush.

Refugee Crisis Grows as Darfur War Crosses a Border - New York Times

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Refugee Crisis Grows as Darfur War Crosses a Border - New York Times February 28, 2006 Refugee Crisis Grows as Darfur War Crosses a Border By LYDIA POLGREEN ADRÉ, Chad — The chaos in Darfur, the war-ravaged region in Sudan where more than 200,000 civilians have been killed, has spread across the border into Chad, deepening one of the world's worst refugee crises. Michael Kamber contributed reporting from Geneina, Sudan, for this article

Refugee Crisis Grows as Darfur War Crosses a Border - New York Times

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Refugee Crisis Grows as Darfur War Crosses a Border - New York Times February 28, 2006 Refugee Crisis Grows as Darfur War Crosses a Border By LYDIA POLGREEN ADRÉ, Chad — The chaos in Darfur, the war-ravaged region in Sudan where more than 200,000 civilians have been killed, has spread across the border into Chad, deepening one of the world's worst refugee crises. Michael Kamber contributed reporting from Geneina, Sudan, for this article

From Alito's Past, a Window on Conservatives at Princeton - New York Times

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From Alito's Past, a Window on Conservatives at Princeton - New York Times November 27, 2005 From Alito's Past, a Window on Conservatives at Princeton By DAVID D. The group's members at the time included Samuel A. Jonathan Morgan, a conservative undergraduate working with the group, asked its board members that fall in an internal memorandum. "I In 1977, The New Yorker devoted 20 pages to a gently derisive history of the group's squabbles with the university.

From Alito's Past, a Window on Conservatives at Princeton - New York Times

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From Alito's Past, a Window on Conservatives at Princeton - New York Times November 27, 2005 From Alito's Past, a Window on Conservatives at Princeton By DAVID D. The group's members at the time included Samuel A. Jonathan Morgan, a conservative undergraduate working with the group, asked its board members that fall in an internal memorandum. "I In 1977, The New Yorker devoted 20 pages to a gently derisive history of the group's squabbles with the university.

Ideology Serves as a Wild Card on Court Pick - New York Times

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Ideology Serves as a Wild Card on Court Pick - New York Times November 4, 2005 Ideology Serves as a Wild Card on Court Pick By SCOTT SHANE. Lieberman, Democrat of Connecticut and a member of the bipartisan moderates known as the Gang of 14, said it was too soon to decide whether Judge Alito's conservatism amounted to the "extraordinary circumstances" that the group has agreed might justify a filibuster. Kirkpatrick contributed reporting for this article

Ideology Serves as a Wild Card on Court Pick - New York Times

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Ideology Serves as a Wild Card on Court Pick - New York Times November 4, 2005 Ideology Serves as a Wild Card on Court Pick By SCOTT SHANE. Lieberman, Democrat of Connecticut and a member of the bipartisan moderates known as the Gang of 14, said it was too soon to decide whether Judge Alito's conservatism amounted to the "extraordinary circumstances" that the group has agreed might justify a filibuster. Kirkpatrick contributed reporting for this article

Google Says “It’s Our Web”–and they bought it fair and square

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Who can forget then-candidate Ronald Reagan’s classic line at the 1980 New Hampshire candidate’s debate: “I’m paying for this microphone!” Issa, incidentally, is the richest Member of Congress.).

Miers Is Asked to Redo Reply to Questions - New York Times

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Miers Is Asked to Redo Reply to Questions - New York Times October 20, 2005 Miers Is Asked to Redo Reply to Questions By DAVID D. Miers suffered another setback on Wednesday when the Republican and Democratic leaders of the Senate Judiciary Committee asked her to resubmit parts of her judicial questionnaire, saying various members had found her responses "inadequate," "insufficient" and "insulting.". Some of the new questions may be politically challenging for Ms.

Miers Is Asked to Redo Reply to Questions - New York Times

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Miers Is Asked to Redo Reply to Questions - New York Times October 20, 2005 Miers Is Asked to Redo Reply to Questions By DAVID D. Miers suffered another setback on Wednesday when the Republican and Democratic leaders of the Senate Judiciary Committee asked her to resubmit parts of her judicial questionnaire, saying various members had found her responses "inadequate," "insufficient" and "insulting.". Some of the new questions may be politically challenging for Ms.

President Chooses Conservative Judge as Nominee to Court - New York Times

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President Chooses Conservative Judge as Nominee to Court - New York Times President Chooses Conservative Judge as Nominee to Court By ELISABETH BUMILLER and DAVID STOUT. News of Judge Roberts's selection came at the end of a day of whirlwind speculation that, for several hours, had put Judge Edith Brown Clement of the federal appeals court in New Orleans, then Judge J. David Stout contributed reporting for this article

President Chooses Conservative Judge as Nominee to Court - New York Times

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President Chooses Conservative Judge as Nominee to Court - New York Times President Chooses Conservative Judge as Nominee to Court By ELISABETH BUMILLER and DAVID STOUT. News of Judge Roberts's selection came at the end of a day of whirlwind speculation that, for several hours, had put Judge Edith Brown Clement of the federal appeals court in New Orleans, then Judge J. David Stout contributed reporting for this article

Copyright Office Announces One Week Extension for Comments on Music Licensing Inquiry and 3 Roundtable Discussions of the Issues – Just One of Many Proceedings Affecting Music Rights and Royalties

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In addition, the Copyright Office announced a series of three roundtable discussions to be held at different sites across the country – in Nashville, Los Angeles and New York. At these roundtables, stakeholders in the music industry and interested members of the public can address the issues raised in the Inquiry.

New Legal Networking Site Seeks to Keep it Simple

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At the PLI seminar on social media I attended yesterday in New York, one of the speakers, Kelly Hoey , remarked, “I don’t ever again want to have to fill out another social media profile.&# Lawford suggests classmates to follow, even if they are not members.

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