PCJF Updates

Source: Business Week [via AP]

Judge in NYC refuses to suspend his Plan B ruling

A government appeal of a ruling giving women of all ages broad access to morning-after birth control is frivolous, a federal judge said Friday as he refused to suspend enforcement of his decision pending appeal. more >>
Source: McClatchy

No one is sure how public advocate at spy court would work

Serious questions shadow President Barack Obama’s proposal to add a public advocate to the secret court that oversees surveillance programs. more >>
Source: CNN

Anti-NSA activists don't like Obama speech

Serious questions shadow President Barack Obama’s proposal to add a public advocate to the secret court that oversees surveillance programs. more >>
Source: Politico

Edward Snowden pic coming to D.C. buses

The Partnership for Civil Justice Fund announced Wednesday that buses carrying ads with the National Security Agency leaker’s face next to the message, “Thank You Edward Snowden,” will be hitting the streets of the D.C. area next week. more >>
Source: Washington City Paper

Edward Snowden’s Face, Coming to a Bus Near You?

NSA leaker Edward Snowden may be in Russia, but his face could soon be rolling through the streets of D.C. more >>
Source: Huffington Post

Occupy Wall Street Lawsuits Seek Justice For Arrests, Pepper Spray Two Years Later

As Occupy Wall Street notched its second anniversary on Tuesday, many of its supporters marked another milestone: one more day pursuing lawsuits against New York City. more >>
Source: Prensa Latina

Court Orders US Gov't to Reveal Secret Payments

A U.S. federal court ordered the State Department to hand over files about secret payments that the U.S. government made to Miami-based journalists to prejudice the case of the Cuban Five in 2001. more >>
Source: News 10 ABC

Feinstein to review surveillance programs, but critics don't expect much to change

"These (hearings) are, in fact, designed to be window dressings," Carl Messineo, legal director for the Partnership for Civil Justice Fund, said Friday. more >>
Source: Wall Street on Parade

Snowden's Cry for Help Is a Cry for America

What Snowden leaked were critical documents shining a bright light on creeping corporate fascism that facilitates illegal spying on law abiding American citizens and our closest European allies. more >>
Source: NPR

Judge Reluctantly Approves Government Plan For Morning-After Pill

An obviously unhappy Judge Edward Korman has approved the Obama administration's proposal to make just one formulation of the morning-after birth control pill available over the counter without age restrictions. more >>
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