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More military rejected for US citizenship than civilians

According to the Miami Herald, immigrants in the military are getting denied U.S. citizenship at higher rates than civilians. According to the most recent USCIS data available, the agency denied 16.6 percent of military applications for citizenship, compared to an… … Continue reading

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US nuclear tests killed far more civilians than we knew

Quartz: “When the US entered the nuclear age, it did so recklessly. New research suggests that the hidden cost of developing nuclear weapons were far larger than previous estimates, with radioactive fallout responsible for 340,000 to 690,000 American deaths from 1951 to … Continue reading

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CHANGE: Civilians Around the World Become Better Armed: Will widespread private arms rebalance pow…

CHANGE: Civilians Around the World Become Better Armed: Will widespread private arms rebalance power between individuals and the state? It looks like we’re going to find out. Read more detail on Recent Law Professor posts –

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NO CIVILIANS NEED THESE WEAPONS OF WAR: An Assault Weapons Ban For the IRS (And Other Federal Regul…

NO CIVILIANS NEED THESE WEAPONS OF WAR: An Assault Weapons Ban For the IRS (And Other Federal Regulatory Agencies). “The number of non-military federal officers with arrest and firearm authority (200,000+) now exceeds the number of U.S. Marines (182,000). Spending … Continue reading

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Bangladesh judge indicts 430 civilians for 2009 mutiny

[JURIST] A judge in the Court of Metropolitan Sessions, a criminal court in Bangladesh, on Wednesday indicted 430 people for their roles in a February 2009 mutiny [BBC backgrounder; JURIST news archive]. Bangladesh has conducted a series of military and … Continue reading

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