bill of rights


V.20 No.50 | 12/15/2011

Systemic Risk

Freedom in Danger of Being “Disappeared”

Alibi columnist Andrew Beale interviews legal experts and politicians about a bill that could allow the military to detain U.S. citizens indefinitely without charge or trial.
V.20 No.49 | 12/8/2011

From the Foxhole

The Detention of Americans

How the quest for absolute security is compromising our democracy

Columnist and war veteran Alex Limkin takes on the National Defense Authorization Act.
V.19 No.26 | 7/1/2010

Feature

Know Your Rights?

Arm yourself with truth, justice and the American way

One warm late May evening, DC and some friends headed Downtown to hit a few bars and celebrate a friend’s college graduation. He never expected to end up in jail, accused of disorderly conduct. DC is not a stereotypical gangster dude who quibbles with cops just for fun. He is a white, college-educated, 26-year-old Republican who considers himself conservative and pro-law and order. He said he was arrested for what amounts to opening a rear passenger car door and questioning a police officer during a lengthy seat belt violation traffic stop.

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