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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,, updated from the Long Island Press - January 31, 2013

Other Media

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?

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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?

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, - 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

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

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