A variety of links to articles/interviews/speeches on current issues that may be of interest.
|By: emptywheel Tuesday September 28, 2010 3:15 pm|
I have no idea what Kagan thinks about this raid. But even during the argument, she sustained a fiction that the Court’s interpretation of material support to include peace efforts would be an unlikely use of prosecutorial discretion.
|By: emptywheel Friday July 9, 2010 7:40 am|
The logical next step after treating counseling on conflict negotiating as material support for terrorism is to treat reporting on conflict negotiations as material support for terrorism.
|By: emptywheel Friday March 26, 2010 4:20 pm|
The Department of Justice has just sent a letter to the Senate Judiciary Committee answering early questions about how many terrorists have been convicted or plead guilty in civilian courts. Between those convicted of terrorism-related crimes (150) and individuals with ties to international terrorism convicted of other crimes (like obstruction or perjury–the total here is 240), 390 people have been sent to prison using our civilian courts. Not on this list? Right-wing American terrorists like Scott Roeder.