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The Last Chance to Stop the NDAA

By Chris Hedges, Truthdig - September 2, 2013

Appeals court rejects indefinite detention challenge

By Michael Figura, People's Blog for the Constitution, BORDC - July 29, 2013

Fighting the NDAA: Hedges vs. Obama

By Kevin Kelly, Washington Times - February 18, 2013

The NDAA and the Death of the Democratic State

By Chris Hedges, Truthdig - February 11, 2013

The State of the Union: Is Rule of Law in Peril or Is it No More?

By Chris Hedges; Michael Ratner, Center for Constitutional Rights; Shahid Buttar, Bill of Rights Defense Committee, IPA: Institute for Public Accuracy - February 11, 2013

NDAA: Hedges v. Obama: Did The Bill of Rights Die Today? by Jill Dalton

By Jill Dalton, Dandelion Salad - February 9, 2013

NDAA – Fighting for Everything that Defines America

By Marianne Hoynes, Op-Ed News - February 8, 2013

Lawyer Sums Up The Enormous Stakes Of The NDAA Indefinite Detention Lawsuit

By Michael Kelley, Business Insider - February 7, 2013

NDAA & CISPA Are Back: New Controversies Emerge Over Laws Concerning Rights

By Connor Sheets, International Business Times - February 6, 2013

NDAA Indefinite Detention Provision Challenged In Federal Appeals Court

By Matt Sledge, Huffington Post Politics - February 6, 2013

Court Hears Arguments On US Government’s Ability To Indefinitely Detain Citizens

By Michael Kelley, Business Insider - February 6, 2013

2nd Circuit Hearing on Indefinite Detention Focuses on Press Rights

By Adam Klasfeld, Courthouse News Service - February 6, 2013

Chris Hedges: NDAA: All These Laws Are Being Put Through By Design

By Chris Hedges, Dandelion Salad - February 4, 2013

Ayotte, Graham and McCain Will Participate In Hedges Oral Arguments

By Matt Sledge, Huffington Post Politics - February 1, 2013

Gun Nuts and Chilled Speech

By Jed Morey, Jedmorey.com, updated from the Long Island Press - January 31, 2013

Bill of Rights Defender Shahid Buttar Talks About FISA Extension, NDAA Detention Law and Other Attacks on Our Rights

By Peter B. Collins, The Peter B. Collins Show: Real Patriots Defend the Constitution - January 4, 2013

3 senators want in on detention arguments

By Josh Gerstein, Politico - December 26, 2012

The Final Battle

By Chris Hedges, Truthdig - December 23, 2012

Quotations from our new NDAA brief

By Perry Willis, Downsize DC - December 21, 2012

GAP Files Amicus Curiae in Hedges v. Obama

By Dylan Blaylock, The Whistleblogger - Government Accountability Project - December 20, 2012

NDAA’s indefinite detention without trial returns

By Zachary Bell, Salon - December 19, 2012

Indefinite Military Detention Powers and the Death of the Feinstein Amendment

By Kevin Gosztola, Firedoglake: The Dissenter - December 19, 2012

NDAA Indefinite Detention Provision Mysteriously Stripped From Bill

By Michael McAuliff, HuffPost Politics - December 19, 2012

Lawyers Fighting NDAA Indefinite Detention Slam Congress’ Latest Decision

By Michael Kelley, Business Insider - December 19, 2012

NDAA detention back in on an ironic day

By Mike Maharrey, Tenth Amendment Center - December 19, 2012

The 2013 NDAA & Obama’s Expansion of Indefinite Military Detention Powers

By Kevin Gosztola, Firedoglake: The Dissenter - December 18, 2012

Detention law challenge fails

By Lyle Denniston, SCOTUSblog - December 14, 2012

NDAA Indefinite Detention Opponents File Supreme Court Emergency Motion

By Matt Sledge, HuffPost Politics - December 13, 2012

Obama May Need The NDAA To Justify Widespread Use Of Drones

By Michael Kelley, Business Insider - December 11, 2012

Hedges vs. Obama lawsuit referenced in Congressional Research Service reports on general national security topics

By Legislative Attorneys Jennifer K. Elsea & Michael John Garcia , Congressional Research Service (CRS) on Federation of American Scientists (FAS) - December 11, 2012

Hedges’ Appeal and Why the Permanent Injunction Against Indefinite Detention Should Be Upheld

By Ichavla, National Security Law Brief - American University Washington College of Law - November 16, 2012

Interview – “Department Of Justice Lawyers File Brief Defending Indefinite Detention In The NDAA” – Carl Mayer Responds

By Andrea Sears, WBAI - Free Speech Radio 99.5fm, Pacifica Radio in NYC - November 9, 2012

DOJ Defends Controversial Military Detention Provision

By Mike Scarcella, Legal Times - November 7, 2012

NDAA protest hits Twitter during debate

By Natasha Lennard, Salon - October 23, 2012

NDAA Trends On Twitter During The Debate

By Saki Knafo, Huffington Post - October 23, 2012

Twitter interest in final debate remains high

By Alicia M. Cohn, The Hill - October 22, 2012

Citizen Journalists, Activists Speak Out Against NDAA

By Martin Michaels, Mint Press News - October 12, 2012


By Yael Chanoff, San Francisco Bay Guardian - October 9, 2012

Government Heightens Fears of Those Pushing NDAA Lawsuit

By Kevin Gosztola, Fire Dog Lake - October 4, 2012

Judicial Juggling: NDAA vs. Fundamental Rights

By Blake Filippi, Tenth Amendment Center - October 4, 2012

Appeals Panel Undermines Free Speech Victory Over NDAA

By Nick Pinto, Village Voice - October 4, 2012

Appeals Court Restores NDAA’s Indefinite Detention Provisions

By John Glaser, AntiWar - October 3, 2012

The NDAA Decision and the Unknown Power of Obama

By Charles P. Pierce, Esquire - October 3, 2012

Military Detention Law Extended as U.S. Appeals Finding Against It

By Adam Klasfeld, Courthouse News - October 3, 2012

Court Stays Permanent Injunction Against Indefinite Detention Provision

By Kevin Gosztola, FireDogLake - October 2, 2012

Court Says Obama Administration Can Still Detain Anybody Indefinitely

By Michael Kelley, Business Insider - October 2, 2012

Court extends stop on order blocking indefinite detention law

By Josh Gerstein, Politico - October 2, 2012

What Is Happening to Muslims Will Happen to the Rest of Us

By Chris Hedges, TruthDig - October 1, 2012

Obama Justice Department Goes Judge Shopping in NDAA Case

By Ann Schneider, The Indypendent - September 28, 2012

The Gary Null Show – Birgitta Jonsdottir

By Gary Null, - September 28, 2012

Guantanamo Bay: Model for an American Police State?

By John W. Whitehead, Tenth Amendment Center - September 28, 2012

Stay Briefing Completed in Hedges

By Wells Bennett, Lawfare - September 28, 2012

Americans already detained under NDAA?

By RT - September 28, 2012

Indefinite Detention App Allows You To ‘Detain’ Your Facebook Friends

By Nick Wing, The Huffington Post - September 27, 2012

NDAA plaintiffs fear U.S. citizens already in military detention

By Natasha Lennard, Salon.com - September 27, 2012

Radio New Zealand interview with Chris Hedges and Tangerine Bolen – NDAA Section 1021

By Chris Laidlaw, Radio New Zealand - September 22, 2012

Court was right to protect journalists from threat of military detention

By Chris Hedges, Washington Post - September 20, 2012

Tenther Radio Episode #65: Court Battle over NDAA Detentions Continues

By Michael Boldin, John Lambert, Nick Hankoff, Tenther Radio - September 19, 2012

Obama Appointee vs. Obama

By Wall Street Journal - September 19, 2012

The DNC was a win for Obama, but a loss for civil liberties

By Trevor Timm, Aljazeera - September 18, 2012

Unlike Afghan leaders, Obama fights for power of indefinite military detention

By Glenn Greenwald, The Guardian - September 18, 2012

Appeals court unblocks indefinite detention law

By Josh Gerstein, Politico - September 17, 2012

U.S. Warns Judge’s Ruling Impedes Its Detention Powers

By Charlie Savage, The New York Times - September 17, 2012

Hedges NDAA Indefinite Detention Decision Stayed By 2nd Circuit

By bmaz, Empty Wheel - September 17, 2012

DOJ To Appeal Ruling On Indefinite Detention

By Chad Bray, Wall Street Journal - September 17, 2012

Hedges NDAA Decision Stayed By 2nd Circuit

By bmaz, Empty Wheel - September 17, 2012

Appeals court unblocks indefinite detention law

By John Gerstein, Politico - September 17, 2012

We Won-for Now

By Chris Hedges, TruthDig - September 17, 2012

A Judge Who Actually Judges

By William Fisher, OpEdNews - September 15, 2012

David Remes on Hedges

By Benjamin Wittes, Lawfare - September 15, 2012

Good News! Court Blocks NDAA Indefinite Detention Provision

By Zeke Johnson, Amnesty International - September 14, 2012

Chris Hedges et. al Win Another Round On the NDAA

By bmaz, Empty Wheel - September 13, 2012

Injunction Made Permanent to Halt Indefinite Detentions

By Mark Hamblett, New York Law Journal - September 13, 2012

Indefinite Detention Ruling Backed By Civil Liberties Groups

By Michael McAuliff, Huffington Post - September 13, 2012

US citizens’ due process rights saved from the NDAA’s indefinite detention

By Tangerine Bolen, The Guardian - September 13, 2012

Criminalizing Dissent

By Chris Hedges, TruthDig - August 13, 2012

What makes our NDAA lawsuit a struggle to save the US constitution

By Tangerine Bolen, The Guardian - August 10, 2012

A Victory for All of Us

By Chris Hedges, TruthDig - May 18, 2012

Someone You Love: Coming to a Gulag Near You

By Chris Hedges, TruthDig - April 2, 2012

The Polite Conference Rooms Where Liberties Are Saved and Lost

By Chris Hedges, TruthDig - March 26, 2012

Judge Blocks A Portion Of The NDAA

By Thom Hartmann, Talk Radio News - March 17, 2012

Supreme Court Likely to Endorse Obama’s War on Whistle-Blowers

By Chris Hedges, TruthDig - March 12, 2012

Why I’m Suing Barack Obama

By Chris Hedges, TruthDig - January 16, 2012

Audio/Video Archive

Chris Hedges: Monitoring of AP Phones a “Terrifying” Step in State Assault on Press Freedom

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Feb. 6, 2013 Hedges v Obama – 2nd Circuit Oral Arguments – Appeals Numbers 123176 and 123644


The Undercurrent: Hedges v. Obama, NDAA Part 1

Michael Moore, Chris Hedges on Challenging NDAA Indefinite Detention and the “Corporate Coup d’État”

US’ Betrayal of Truth | Interview with Whistleblower Thomas Drake

Smells Like Human Spirit Podcast: Episode 46 – NDAA Special

Lawsuit filed against Obama over controversial NDAA program

Part 2: Daniel Ellsberg and Jacob Appelbaum on the NDAA, WikiLeaks and Unconstitutional Surveillance

Daniel Ellsberg: NDAA Indefinite Detention Provision is Part of “Systematic Assault on Constitution”

WWL Radio #182 NDAA Plaintiff Tangerine Bolen

NDAA 2013 – meaningless and dangerous at worst

GTMO – The Rule of Law and the NDAA

Radio NewZealand interview with Chris Hedges & Tangerine Bolen

Gary Null Show: Interview with Birgitta Jonsdottir

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The News Dissector – People’s Advocates – 10/04/12. The People’s Lawyer: Carl Meyer who won the NDAA suit IN STUDIO

Democracy Now Headlines: Appeals Court Restores NDAA Provision on Indefinite Detention

Americans can be indefinitely detained – NDAA supported by court

Judges to Review Constitutionality of NDAA Military Detention Legislation

Reality Check: Actions Speak Louder Than Words With President Obama and the NDAA?

Why Don’t People Care about Their Freedoms? Interview with David Seaman

Chris hedges speaks about the status of the NDAA suit

Media ignores NDAA

NDAA ruled unconstitutional; White House appeals

RevolutionTruth’s Executive Director, Tangerine Bolen, interviewed on CurrentTV’s The Young Turks.

RT – The Big Picture – Guest host Sam Sacks discusses the world food crisis and corporate capitalism with journalist and author Chris Hedges.

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Attorney Carl Mayer and Plaintiff Tangerine Bolen Fight Obama’s Lawyers Over NDAA Detention; Prof. David Coates of Wake Forest on the Domestic Political “Wars” that Drown Out the Foreign Wars

NDAA on trial: Obama Administration fights ban on indefinite detention of Americans

Post hearing interview with lawyers Bruce Afran & Carl Mayer.

RevolutionTruth’s Executive Director, Tangerine Bolen, interviewed on RT.

DemocracyNow interviews Chris Hedges about the lawsuit and Judge Forrest’s monumental ruling in our favor.

The Case Against the NDAA: Lawyer for Chris Hedges, Noam Chomsky & Daniel Ellsberg

Journalist Chris Hedges Sues Obama Admin over Indefinite Detention of U.S. Citizens Approved in NDAA