Obama Wins Right To Indefinitely Detain Americans Under NDAA

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Sep 18, 2012 by democracynow

DemocracyNow.org – The Obama administration has filed an emergency appeal of a federal judge’s decision to block a controversial statute that gave the government the power to carry out indefinite detention. Judge Katherine Forrest ruled against a provision in the National Defense Authorization Act, or NDAA, authorizing the imprisonment of anyone deemed a terrorism suspect anywhere in the world without charge or trial. A group of journalists, scholars and political activists had brought the case, arguing the provision was so broad it could easily infringe on freedom of speech.

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[Entrevista] Las nuevas formas de sumisión en democracia

The security society has taken on bizarre dimensions. I found myself at the Department of Education today (housed in the refurbished Tweed Courthouse at 52 Chambers Street in Manhattan). The refurbishment was paid for with taxpayer money and the metal detectors with the security guards are inside. Despite the fact that the place was refurbished with my tax money and I volunteer to go through the metal detector, I was informed that the PUBLIC IS NOT ALLOWED INSIDE! I constantly have to ask myself: when did we allow this to happen to our city and our country?

Martes 18 de septiembre de 2012. Nodo50 | Descargar artículo en PDF

Fuente : Libertad, poder y asilo de la ignorancia – Entrevista con Jean-Léon Beauvois

Recuperamos una entrevista con Jean-Léon Beauvois, psicólogo social

“Lo que deploro es que no se promuevan los procesos de autogestión allí donde serían posibles, es decir, en los servicios públicos. No hay nada en la estructura de los servicios públicos que obligue a adoptar un modelo jerárquico. No creo que sea por pereza, sino a causa de un entorno político y social que no estimula las experiencias de autogestión. Mi convicción más profunda es que una persona que practique la libertad de los antiguos no podría tolerar durante mucho tiempo ciertas formas de gobierno”.

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NPAP –National Police Accountabilty Project
NYSTLA- NYS Trial Lawyers Association
NYSACDL –NYS Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
admissions to practice:  
Supreme Court of the United States (1989)
Eastern District of New York Federal Court (1984)
Southern District of New York (1984)
appeared pro hac vice before the Northern District of Georgia Federal Court
New York State Courts 

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Civil Rights  and  Police Misconduct Excessive Force and False Arrests ; conditions of confinement and delay or denial of medical care; Personal Injury cases including Construction Accidents (height or scaffold connected) Automobile accidents and trucking accidents; Medical Malpractice cases.

Criminal Defense including homicides and white collar defense